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Lady Comets Place 5 On All-WVD Team

The Comets varsity girls’ basketball team, fresh off one of its most successful seasons in school history, placed five players on the All-Western Valley District team announced Monday. Comets Senior Whitney McCargo and juniors Melyse Brown and Destiny Betts were First-Team selections on the All-Western Valley District team, while senior Nia Brown was a Second Team selection.

Comets senior Tiffany Wilson was an Honorable Mention selection.

Halifax County, which finished with an 18-5 overall record and 7-1 regular season record in the Western Valley District, led the way with three First-Team selections.

Regular season champion William Fleming had two First Team selections, including seniors Salesse Stovall and Player of the Year Tiasia McGeorge.

Tournament champion Franklin County had one First Team selection, senior Shea Smith, as did Patrick Henry with junior Sarah Williams.

In addition to the Comet’s Nia Brown, Second Team selections include freshmen Erika Coleman and Ryjae Anderson of William Fleming, seniors Desirae Jamison and Boreika Burwell of Franklin County, sophomore Shakeia Salters of Patrick Henry and junior Antwanique Crews of GW.

In addition to the Comets’ Wilson, Honorable Mention selections include Jewellanna Parfitt, Zaynah Stephens and Jasmine Keelings of Patrick Henry, Mallory Hunter of Franklin County and Larisa Anderson of GW.