E-T Staff Report

The Stephenville Comets captured the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation 8U girls basketball regional championship in Grapevine last weekend. After dropping a pair of nailbiters in pool play Saturday, three overtime victories on Sunday lifted the Comets to the title and has them headed to the state tournament in Carrollton March 18-20. The Comets are seeking the community’s help in funding their trip to state. A baked goods sale will be held at Wal-Mart SuperCenter at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Donations may also be made to Jeremy O’Neal or Jeremy Harlow. Contact O’Neal by emailing jeremy.oneal@fmcti.com. The Comets will be joining other Stephenville Parks and Recreation Department teams, including the Scarlet Knights and the Swish in the state tournament.