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Comeback keeps Comets perfect

Newman rallies for win; BV beats Erie

Published: Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 12:03 a.m. CST

The Newman Comets needed a second-half rally on the road Friday to stay perfect on the season, erasing a halftime deficit in a 63-56 victory over Three Rivers North foe Prophetstown.

The Comets (13-0, 2-0) trailed 27-21 at the break, but came out of the locker room fired up. They outscored the Prophets (3-9, 0-2) 27-11 in the third quarter, then hung on from there.

Noah McCarty had 20 points, Nate Terveer scored 15, and A.J. Sharp and John Payan finished with 12 points apiece for Newman.

Grant Ames’ 19 points paced Prophetstown, while Ethan Howard added 12.

Bureau Valley 62, Erie 40: The Storm led 40-19 by halftime and never looked back in a Three Rivers North road win.

Parker Neuhalfen scored 16 points for BV (10-7, 2-0), with Ryan Young adding 12 and Tommy Johnston chipping in 10.

Kenneth Cole was the lone player to hit double figures for Erie (0-14, 0-2), scoring 14.

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