Sport: Up, Down

The Comets, an Aurora (Ill.) basketball team of 10-to 13-year-old boys, last week made basketballers' eyes pop. In a Y.M.C.A. tournament, they averaged a field goal every 27 seconds to smother another moppet five, the Fritzies, 106-to-1. Before experts could hail them as a wonder team of prodigies, the Comets next day plummeted to earth. Against another Y team of coevals, they lost, 26-to-23.

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