Stew-Stras freshman and fresh-soph cagers took on Newton, losing the freshman game 48-30 and the fresh-soph 53-37.

In the freshman game, Newton blew out to a 21-4 first period lead. Although the Comets rallied with a 16-point fourth, it was not enough to close the gap. Justin Mechling led the charge for the Comets with 10 points, followed by Tabbert and Bartels with six each and Everett and Becker had four apiece.

The freshman Comets stand at 3-10 on the season.

Freshman

Newton

Stew-Stras

Scoring: For Stew-Stras- Mechling 10 pts, (5 FG); Tabbert 6 pts, (2 FG, 2 FT); Bartels 6 pts, (2 FG, 2 FT); Everett 4 pts, (2 FG); Becker 4 pts, (1-3, FT).

In the fresh-soph game, Kyle Huey was out front with nine points, all on treys. Corey Musson, Travis Ballinger, and Jon Alward were good for six points each and Tabbert came in with five. Justin Mechling had three and Cody Collins hit for two.

Fresh-Soph

Newton

Stew-Stras

Scoring: For Stew-Stras- Huey p pts, (3-3’s); Musson 6 pts, (3 FG); Alward ( 6 pts, (3 FG); Ballinger 6 pts, (2 FG, 2 FT); Tabbert 5 pts, (2 FG, FT); Mechling (FG, FT); Collins (FG).

The fresh-soph Comets are at 5-14 on the season and next travel to take on Cumberland, February 11.

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