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Boys third, girls fourth at Colonel Classic meet

The Halifax County High School outdoor track team had respectable finishes at the Colonel Classic track and field meet held in Roanoke, with the boys team finishing third among 21 teams.

Kayla Forest won two events, the girls 100-meter dash and the 200-meter dash, and teammate Tyrika Lee was third and in those events, respectively.

The Comets girls 4x100-meter relay team won its event at the meet, with Halifax County totaling 44 points and finishing fourth among 17 teams.

The Halifax County High School boys track team collected 48 points at the meet, good for third place.

Devan Richardson placed second in the triple jump, second in the 100-meter dash, and second in the 200-meter dash for the Comets boys. 

Roland Brandon finished second in the 110-meter hurdles, and the 4x100-meter relay team finished in second place at the event.