The Greenville Lay Comets are champions of the 2018 Columbia Basketball Tip-Off Classic.
In the title game Saturday afternoon, the Greenville High School girls defeated Columbia 50-42 to give themselves a 3 and 0 record for the season.
Head Coach Kolin Dothager said it was a satisfying win.
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The Lady Comets led by 3 after one quarter, and built an 11-point lead during the second quarter, but by halftime still owned just a 3 point margin.
Columbia got to within 1 early in the second half, but the Lady Comets stayed in front and had a 10-point lead after three quarters.
Columbia was no closer than 7 in the final frame.
Megan Hallemann led the GHS offense with 16 points. Nancy Fritzsche had 12, and Ally Cantrill and Rylee Picket posted 8 points each.
The Lady Comets’ first home game is Tuesday night against Metro East Lutheran.