Comets Split Games Saturday

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In the first Comets Quad Saturday at Greenville High School, the Comet boys split two games.

They came from behind in the first game to beat Altamont 59-54. Brock Nelson led the scoring with 21 points as he sank five three-pointers. Chad Stearns had 14 points.

In the evening game, the Comets battled an undefeated Monticello team, but lost 40-37.

The score was close throughout and tied at 34 with three minutes to go. For the game, Monticello outscored the Comets 9 to 4 at the free throw line.

Top scorers for GHS were Stearns with 12, and Nelson and Kaleb Ephron with 9 apiece.

The Comets are 6-4 for the season. They play at Carlyle Wednesday with the junior varsity game starting at 4:30 p.m. Their final home game, before the holiday break, is Friday against East Alton-Wood River. That game will be broadcast on WGEL.

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