Back on December 1st, the Conant Cougars dropped a 45-31 decision to the Palatine Pirates in their first MSL West conference game of the season to sit at 2-3.
Since then, the squad has reeled off four consecutive wins with the latest one coming Friday night as the Cougars earned a tough road win over the Fremd Vikings, 48-41.
"I wasn't here last year, but I know these guys took some tough losses (to Fremd) and I know the guys who were back, were on a mission to win this game tonight," said Conant first-year head coach James Maley. "This is the best game we've played all season."
Seniors Ryan Davis (22 points) and Ben Schols (16 points) led the way for the visitors as the Cougars shot 56 percent as a team to improve to 6-3 and make the Palatine loss a distant memory.
"Against Palatine in the first conference game, I felt we had a lot of young guys coming in," said Davis. "But I felt especially at practice following...