GIRLS BASKETBALL: Comets rally in second half, get to .500


Sophomore Amaya Statton lines up a foul shot en route to a game-high 16 points.

Sophomore Amaya Statton lines up a foul shot en route to a game-high 16 points.


The Comets’ Faith Lewis squares up with North Olmsted’s Mary Bloomfield.


Photos by Jonathan Delozier | Amherst News-Times

Shaking off an early deficit, the Comets girls took down the North Olmsted Eagles 51-41 on Saturday and improved their record to 5-5. Amherst’s Kate Iliff and Amaya Staton led all scorers with 16 points apiece. North Olmsted’s Lindsey Van Ness had 15 and teammate Kamryn Dziak’s racked up nine.

Sophomore Amaya Statton lines up a foul shot en route to a game-high 16 points.
https://www.theamherstnewstimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2018/01/web1_IMG_3527.jpgSophomore Amaya Statton lines up a foul shot en route to a game-high 16 points.

The Comets’ Faith Lewis squares up with North Olmsted’s Mary Bloomfield.
https://www.theamherstnewstimes.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/43/2018/01/web1_IMG_3508.jpgThe Comets’ Faith Lewis squares up with North Olmsted’s Mary Bloomfield.