The streak is finally over

Comets end 36-game losing skid with win

By Michael S. Hoey

The Delavan-Darien Comets recently ended a 36-game losing streak with a 63-59 home win over Lake Geneva Badger. It was the first Comet win since a 66-62 victory over Big Foot on Jan. 15, 2018.

“I am so happy for the kids,” Coach Todd Pyszora said after the Dec. 10 victory. “They put a lot of effort, blood, sweat, and tears into the season so far.”

The Comets came close to winning in their first two games this season, losing by four and five points, respectively, to South Milwaukee and Whitewater before beating the Badgers.

“We have been real close. For them to get over the hump and get a taste of victory was real important for them. I am really happy for our program and our kids –they did a terrific job out there tonight,” Pyszora said.

“It feels weird winning a game,” senior point guard Luke Freitag said. “We’ll take that win, it felt good.”

Freitag said it was especially gratifying for him and fellow senior Justin Cesarz to earn starting roles this season and be able to help end the streak after sharing the “seventh-man” role last year.

“It feels great,” Cesarz said. “We worked hard all year for this and that hard work we put in last year finally paid off.”

Cesarz said no team will ever outwork the Comets…

Read the rest of the story, including more comments from the coach and players, in the Dec. 19 Delavan Enterprise.

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