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Comets Collect Basketball Wins Against 'Cats; Cook, Selvy Share Queen's Crown in Homecoming Tie Friday

posted Feb 5, 2016, 8:56 PM by Brandon Jacks   [ updated Feb 7, 2016, 10:00 AM ]
The Madill boys basketball team closed within a bucket, 57-55, of the Dickson Comets with 1:48 left in Friday's contest on a Davius Sanders 'layup. However,  the Comets outscored Madill 11-6 in that final stretch to log the 68-61 victory.  Madill took the early 14-13 edge at the end of the first stanza on an Edgar Padron basket.  The 'Cats trailed 32-25 at the half. Dickson held a 50-36 cushion by the close of the third.
In the girls game, Rylee Ruff ' s three-point bucket pushed Madill into an 11-10 advantage by the end of the first frame.  Nonetheless,  the Lady Comets came away with an eventual 64-48 win.
Madill trailed 29-20 by halftime.  Dickson owned the 49-31 lead at the conclusion of the third. 
Madi Cook and Ali Selvy tied for basketball homecoming queen in the ceremony Friday.  Taber Bagley was announced as king. Bagley finished the game with a three-point bucket at the buzzer. 

Mini CheerCats cheer at halftime