The Comet boys basketball team split a couple of games over the weekend in the I- 8 tournament. The Comets lost a heartbreaker to Seneca 64-60 at Seneca on Friday night. Russell Page led the Comets with 25 points. Gavin Grace added 14. Page and Josh Loomis each had 7 rebounds to pace the Comets.
Saturday the Comets then defeated Peotone to avenge an earlier season loss 74-73 as Russell Page hit a driving lay-up with 8 seconds left. Gavin Grace led the Comets with 26 points including six three-pointers. Russell Page added 23. Page had 8 rebounds and Bryce Martis added 7 boards and 6 steals and 8 points. The Comets are next in action at the I-8 tournament Thursday vs Sandwich at Coal City. Tip-off is at 7pm.