Comets best Hunter

from staff reports

   Finding plenty of fuel in its fourth-quarter tank, the Central Comets got past Hunter 47-35 in elementary basketball action on the Tigers' home floor Wednesday afternoon.
   Central (1-1) was clinging to a three-point lead at the end of the third quarter, then outscored Hunter (0-1) 17-8 in the final period to get the job done.
   Josh Moore had the hot hand for the Comets, tossing in 18 points, while Matt Moore, 10 points; Jordan Lewis, 9 points; and Nick Sanders, 8 points; delivered solid contributions.
   The Comets enjoyed an accurate effort from the floor, hitting 21 of 38 attempts.
   Hunter, which played the Comets to a 20-20 halftime tie, were topped by Michael Carpenter and Hunter Taylor with 11 points apiece.
   The Tigers shot 13-of-33 from the field.
   Next up for Hunter is a home game with Keenburg on Monday at 5 p.m. Central will also be in action that day, visiting Johnson County for a 5 p.m. tip-off.