The Greenville Lady Comets travelled to Hillsboro Wednesday night and were handed their first South Central Conference loss of the season.
Hillsboro won 53-50.
GHS made it close despite falling behind 13-0 to begin the game. The home team led 29-21 at halftime. It was a 43-33 score before the Lady got close by outscoring Hillsboro 17-10 in the final eight minutes.
Natalie Iberg led the Lady Comets with 21 points, Katie Campbell put in 13 points and Lilly Funnemann had nine.
The Lady Comets are 5-3 overall and 3-1 in the conference. The varsity GHS girls play at home Friday against Southwestern Piasa. Game time is 5:30 p.m.