Senior leader Dee Dee Jeffress and Sophomore Ella Morrison would combine for 51 points on Friday night, but it wouldn't be enough as the Halifax County High School girls basketball team would see its season end in the Region 4D quarterfinals to Salem 68-65 in overtime.

On Friday night, the Halifax County High School boys basketball team jumped out to a 21-3 first quarter lead and rolled to a 78-57 victory over Pulaski County High School at Halifax County High School to advance to the Region 4D semifinals and one win away from a state tournament berth.

Mandy Lewis is a competitor, and the senior standout for the Halifax County High School girls’ varsity soccer team is preparing to take the next step in what’s been a successful scholastic career, announcing Wednesday her commitment to play soccer at Guilford College.

The Region 4D playoff seeds and matchups have been announced for the boys and girl’s basketball teams. The tournament begins on Friday with the quarterfinal matchups.

The Halifax County girls basketball team held a one-point halftime lead over the second seed Martinsville Bulldogs on Monday night, but they would not be able to hang on in the end, falling 58-48 in the Piedmont District Tournament semifinals.

Down by eight points heading into the fourth quarter, the Halifax County boys basketball team seemed to be on the ropes in the semifinals of the Piedmont District Tournament, but the Comets went on an impressive 13-0 run to start the quarter and captured a 60-50 win over the Magna Vista Warr…

Last year, the Halifax County High School wrestling team sent their first wrestler to the state tournament in close to 20 years, this year the Comets are sending two wrestlers to compete.

With the Halifax boy’s basketball team sweeping Patrick County and Magna Vista earlier in the week, the Comets have earned the number one seed in the upcoming district and regional tournaments.

The Halifax County JV boys basketball team ended their season on a high note, traveling to Patrick County and Magna Vista to bring home two wins.

The Halifax County Middle School boys basketball team captured their first district tournament championship since moving to the Junior Piedmont District defeating Westwood 55-51 on Thursday evening at Westwood Middle School.

The Halifax County Middle School boys basketball team defeated Laurel Park 60-50 on Wednesday night to advance to the Junior Piedmont District Tournament championship game.

The Halifax County JV boy’s basketball team cruised to a 50-27 victory on Tuesday night over Bassett to run the Comets record to 11-5 on the season.

The seniors on the varsity basketball team, as well as the cheerleading squad were honored on Tuesday night before the Comets took on Bassett, once the festivities were over Halifax went to work, dispatching the Bengals with ease by a score of 71-42.

The Laurel Park girls basketball team came into Monday’s matchup with Halifax undefeated and having won all of their games by close to 20 points.

Things were not looking good for the Halifax County JV boys basketball team on Friday, as they were trailing the Trojans of Tunstall by 14 points at halftime, but a furious second half comeback propelled the Comets to victory.

The Halifax County High School javyee girl’s basketball team took care of Tunstall at Halifax County High School on Thursday night 40-17.

It only took about three minutes and 10 seconds for the Halifax County varsity girl’s basketball team to establish themselves against Tunstall High School on Thursday night at Halifax County High School.

After Tuesday’s loss to Martinsville, the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball teams’ losing streak was at three games, and first place in the Piedmont District was slipping away, but on Friday night the Comets got a much needed win to get back on track, defeating Tunstall 65-5…

The Halifax County boys JV team traveled to Martinsville on Tuesday to take on the Bulldogs in a Piedmont District matchup. Martinsville came away with the 53-45 win over the Comets. The loss dropped the Comets record to 9-5 on the season.

The Halifax girls varsity basketball team has been very good at getting out in transition this season and getting a lot of fast break points, but Martinsville was able to take that away from the Comets in Tuesday’s matchup, where Martinsville came away with a 46-39 win.

The Halifax County High School girls swim team captured its fourth straight district championship on Wednesday at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, and the Comets boys’ team captured their third title in four years.

The Halifax County High School boys and girls swim teams picked up two victories, and several swimmers earned first-place finishes Friday night in Danville against George Washington High School and Altavista Combined School.

The Halifax County Middle School girl’s basketball team is looking to secure a conference tournament home game, and on Monday night they kept those hopes alive with a 27-21 win at O.T. Bonner Middle School.

A 21-point lead entering the fourth quarter proved to be enough cushion for the Halifax County High School varsity girls basketball team to withstand a late GW rally and win 53-42 Friday night in Danville.

Halifax County High School wrestler Alex Driggs, had a perfect day, winning all four of his matches in the 145-pound weight class in Saturday’s Heritage Duals at Heritage High School in Lynchburg.

Balanced scoring and a solid defensive effort gave the Halifax County High School junior varsity girls basketball team a 42-14 win over GW Friday night in Danville.

For the first 11 minutes, the Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team was in a decent position in Friday night’s game against GW at Halifax County High School.

Halifax County Middle School’s Kanya Caddle scored a game-high 18 points, including the game-winning basket late in the fourth quarter, as the Lions rallied from an eight-point deficit to defeat Russell Middle School 41-38 Thursday night at Halifax County Middle School.

A scoring drought covering the second and third quarters proved too much to overcome for the Halifax County Middle School girls basketball team in a 33-17 loss to Russell Middle School at Halifax County Middle School Thursday night.

Appomattox County High School took a 4-3 lead early in the first quarter, but Halifax County High School boys junior varsity basketball team started pulling away and never looked back to cruise to a 43-24 win over the Raiders at Halifax County High School on Wednesday.

A huge defensive effort in the fourth quarter that limited Park View High School-South Hill to just two points allowed the Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team to escape with a 35-29 victory Tuesday night at Halifax County High School.

Halifax County High School men’s relay teams swept all three relays, while women’s relay teams won two of three relays in their senior night swim meet with Prince Edward High School on Tuesday, leading the Comets’ men’s swim team to a 65-25 win, while the women’s team and Prince Edward Count…

It’s probably a good thing the Halifax County High School varsity boys basketball team didn’t have a lot of time between games this week, and game memories can be short.