Comets net third win over G-R


CONRAD- A third win was booked by the BCLUW girls’ basketball team over Gladbrook-Reinbeck here Thursday.

After two earlier conference wins, the Comets added a post-season victory over the Rebels, 49-33 during a Class 1A regional first-round contest.

Sophomores Chloe Walters and Allison Engle combined for 29 points and senior Payton Pekarek was a third Comet in double figures. Walters scored a game-high 15 points, Engle had 14 and Pekarek 11. Engle sank three of the winner’s six three-balls and Pekarek had two. Walters pulled down nine rebounds along with Engle, who also collected seven steals and four assists. Betula Messerly added seven points and rebounds each.

For the full story see Tuesday's (Feb. 18) edition of the paper.