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Evans Competes At Group AAA State Championships

Comets girls’ track standout Tanisha Evans capped a solid career for Halifax County High School at the Group AAA State Meet in Richmond last weekend. Evans, who qualified for state competition in the long jump, triple jump, 200-meter dash and 300-meter hurdles, finished 17th (35-02) in the triple jump at the meet.

The Halifax County High School outdoor track team qualified three athletes for the State AAA Track Championships.

Trey Roberts qualified in the 110-meter high hurdles and Davon Greene qualified in the high jump for the Comets.

Western Branch High School won the girls meet with a score of 96, while Ocean Lakes won the boys meet with a score of 49.50.

GW-Danville was the highest finishing Western Valley District team at the girls’ meet, finishing in a seven-way tie for 38th-place, while William Fleming finished in a three-way tie for 20th-place in the boys meet.