To say the Halifax County High School junior varsity boys basketball team had an easy time of it in Friday night’s game against Bassett High School in Bassett would be an understatement.
Holding Bassett High School scoreless in the third quarter and allowing the Bengals to score only two points in the other three quarters, the Comets ran away to an easy 47-6 win.
Nine of the 15 Comets players that were suited up for the game scored. Jahmarri Chandler, Dakii Chandler and KeQuan Newton all scored eight points each. Aziyah Easley and Jordan Ross scored six points each.
Also contributing to the scoring were Mykyler Smalls who chipped in four points, Demetrius Robertson who scored three points, and John Loudon and Noland Pounds who scored two points each.
The Comets led 12-2 at the end of the first quarter, and extended their lead to 22-4 at halftime. Outscoring the Bengals 16-0 in the third quarter, the Comets led 38-4 heading into the final seven-minute quarter.
Halifax County High School scored only seven points in the fourth quarter, but still managed to extend its lead to the 41-point margin it held at the end of the game.