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PE suffers 73-56 loss to Halifax

QUARTER SCORES: First quarter: Prince Edward 13, Halifax 12;  second quarter: Halifax 27, Prince Edward 19; third quarter: Halifax 51, Prince Edward 33; fourth quarter: Halifax 73, Prince Edward 56.

GAME RECAP: Prince Edward led from the beginning and held the lead at the end of the first quarter. The second quarter saw Halifax open with a 6-0 run, and Halifax held the lead for the rest of the game.

OFFENSIVE LEADERS: Zarius Jones — 21 points; Kevon Braxton — 18 points; Quantavius Nash — eight points; Montel Phillips — five points; Nicholas Sims — four points.

DEFENSIVE LEADERS: Braxton — five rebounds, two blocks, two steals and two assists; Sims — four rebounds and a block; Phillips — two rebounds, two steals and an assist; Nash — five steals and a rebound.

TEAM STATS: 2-3 overall.

UP NEXT: The Prince Edward Eagles will travel to Amelia County High School on Thursday for a 7 p.m. James River District matchup.