Green Bay Preble and Ripon picked up recent wins over the Waupaca boys’ basketball team.
Preble handed the Comets a 49-28 nonconference loss Jan. 17, while Ripon beat Waupaca 81-62 Jan. 15 in a matchup of Eastern Valley Conference teams.
Preble 48, Waupaca 29
GREEN BAY – The Hornets held the Comets to 15 points over the first three quarters. Preble led 12-8 after one quarter, 26-13 at halftime and 39-15 after three quarters before Waupaca outscored the home team 14-9 in the fourth quarter.
Max Hansen led Waupaca with 12 points and the Hornets also held Brando Vasquez scoreless.
Ripon 81, Waupaca 62
WAUPACA – Eddie Muench’s team-high 24 points that included six three-pointers helped Ripon knock off the Comets.
Ripon led 26-11 after one quarter and 46-25 at halftime, but Waupaca outscored the visitors 37-35 in the second half.
Vasquez scored 24 points for Waupaca, while Luke Loewe added 21 for the Tigers.
Waupaca opened a two-game home stand Jan. 20 against Appleton Xavier and the Comets will also host Fox Valley Lutheran at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29.