- Last Updated on 12:08 PM 05/21/12
- BY The Gazette-Virginian
Halifax County High School varsity softball Head Coach Melanie Saunders has been named Coach of the Year for the Western Valley District.
Saunders has led the Lady Comets to a 21-1 record this season, including both the regular season and tournament titles in the Western Valley District, the third year in a row the Comets have accomplished that feat.
Halifax County is 23-1 in regular season district games in that span.
She has guided the Comets to a Northwest Region berth nine of the past 10 years, and every year since 2005.