- Last Updated on 09:01 AM 10/11/13
- BY Doug Ford
The Halifax County High School varsity volleyball team let a match slip away from them in five games Tuesday at Magna Vista High School, the third consecutive time the Comets have played a five-game match.
Halifax County had to rally to force a game five in this one after dropping the first two games by 25-20 and 25-13 scores.
The Comets took game three 25-23 and game four 25-18, but they dropped the fifth and deciding game by a close 16-14 score.
Chris Bradshaw led the Comets with 26 good serves, including nine service aces, and she compiled a team-leading 42 digs.
Gabby Spainhour finished with a team-leading 61 assists, and Whitney White had seven blocks, also a team-high.
The loss dropped the Comets to 5-4 in the Piedmont District and 9-6 overall.
Good Serves: Bradshaw 26; Spainhour 14; Whitney White 12; Taylor Barnes, Cecilie Elliott 11; Logan Redd 6; Megan Puckett 4
Service Aces: Bradshaw 9; Elliott, Spainhour 3; Barnes 2; Redd, White 1
w Digs: Bradshaw 42; Barnes 27; Maddie Jackson 14; Puckett 13; Elliott 9; Spainhour, White 8; Redd 2
Assists: Spainhour 61; Elliott 44; Madison Puryear 9; White 1
Kills: Spainhour 14; White 9; Bradshaw 5; Elliott 3; Redd, Barnes 2; Nunn 1
Blocks: White 7; Bradshaw, Spainhour 3; Barnes 2; Elliott 1