Megan Aasness set the school record for steals last season with 27. Her work Friday would put the Comets in a place to run away with the conference, after area leader Brandon-Evansville fell to Ashby, who the Comets have beat twice this season. The Comets setup and shut down Wheaton Friday, a momentum builder for what could be the conference championship Monday versus the Chargers.
As the Lady Comets tromped down the hill to their home field at Hannah Park there was already a small crowd gathering in the grass. A warm wind swept across the infield, kicking up dirt that created a soft haze, clouding the silhouttes of the Lady Comets warming up in the outfield. Wind sprints followed hitting drills that the Comets would use to capitalize on opportunities provided by the Wheaton Warriors in Friday's double-header.
The Comets were coming off a big win over Ashby Thursday afternoon. Nicole Dekok started the game, but was pulled to save her arm for Friday's contest after the Comets posted 9 runs on the board.
Dekok started the first game for the Comets, who jumped to an early 3-1 lead. However, the Warriors put together two scores in the top of the 7th inning in the first game, making it a 3-3 game.
The Comets have been working on mental toughness for much of the season. When the Comets have lost it is mostly because the game grows out of control. With Friday's first