Theresa Paulsen

Bellevue’s Theresa Paulsen readies for a free throw attempt. (Herald-Leader photo by David Namanny)

The lady Bellevue Comet cagers were sporting a perfect 7-0 record as of last Tuesday night, when the team defeated Easton Valley at home by a score of 59-35.

Lindsey Banowetz and Giana Michels each scored 17 points to combine for 34 points of offense.

Alyssa Ruble and Sally Paulsen each added 4 points, while Maddie Schmidt, Mariah Hueneke and Audrey Wedeking each scored 3 points; and Kailey Miller and Briana Laughlin scored 2 apiece.

Last Friday, the lady Comets picked up another huge victory at home against West Branch.  Giana Michels scored a game-high 16 points to lead Bellevue to a 46-40 win.  Lindsey Banowetz had 11 points on the night, Theresa Paulsen recorded 7 points, while Kailey Miller scored 4 points. Alyssa Rubel scored 3.

The girls were outscored in the first half 20-25, but came back to outscore the Bears 26-15 in the second half to notch the win.


The Bellevue boys basketball team suffered another loss last Thursday night at home when Easton Valley downed the Comets 61-47.

Trey Daughtery led Bellevue in scoring with 14 points on the night, while Paxton Felderman added another 13. Andrew Schwartz added 7 points, while Cole Heim scored 5 and Jackson Wagner 4.

Trevor Hager and Riley Konrardy scored 2 apiece.

On Friday, the Bellevue Comets were outscored by 29 points at home against West Branch. The final score was 35-66.

Paxton Felderman led the Comet offense with 13 points. Colby Sieverding scored 7 points, Trey Daughtery 5, and Andrew Schwartz 2. Trevor Hager and Riley Konrardy scored 4 each.