WESTPHALIA, Mo. - A two-point game midway through the fourth quarter, Eugene pulled away late for a 50-34 victory against Fatima on Tuesday night.
Eugene led 11-4 after one quarter, 21-17 at halftime and 31-27 after three stanzas. Fatima pulled within a basket with 3:30 to play before the Eagles hit a 3-pointer and used free throws the rest of the way to seal the deal.
Tom Zeilman paced the Comets with 12 points.
Fatima (14-8) travels Friday to Russellville.
Eugene (19-1) hosts Tuscumbia on Friday.