Three days after edging top-ranked Beloit Turner, the Comets defeated second-seeded Monroe 3-2 in a WIAA Division 2 sectional semifinal Tuesday to extend their improbable postseason run and move within a game of the state tournament. 

Alyssa Bostley scattered three hits and struck out seven in six innings, Emma Reinsek drove in three runs and Savanna Rainey was 3-for-4 with two triples as the Wildcats (6-2 overall) improved to 5-2 in Big Eight Conference play. Parker had a two-game winning streak snapped