The Hesston College women’s basketball team downed Manhattan Christian 67-53 Wednesday.


HESSTON — The Hesston College women’s basketball team downed Manhattan Christian 67-53 Wednesday.

The Larks led 28-21 at the half.

“We had great contributions off the bench,” Hesston coach Dan Harrison said. “We had nine different people score. Our full-court defense really opened the way for easy scores, forcing 31 turnovers.”

Sarah Ingbretson scored 16 points. Lynae Wright scored 10.

Charity Zemke scored 16 points for Manhattan Christian, 11-10, followed by Brianna Helfrich with 12 and Kirsten Cranford with 10.

Hesston is 12-11 and plays at 2 p.m. Saturday in Beatrice, Neb., against Southeast Community College.

MANHATTAN CHRISTIAN (11-10) — Seley 2-3 2-2 6, Park 2-3 1-3 7, Helfrich 5-11 2-3 12, Zemke 6-9 4-10 16, Stotts 0-1 0-0 0, Metscher 0-2 0-0 0, Reigel 0-7 0-0 0, Hiebsch 1-4 0-0 2, Cranford 3-6 4-7 10, TOTALS 19-46 13-25 53.

HESSTON (12-11) — Coffman 2-8 0-0 4, Gonzales 3-3 1-2 7, Yeackley 2-4 2-3 6, Ingbretson 7-16 2-5 16, Nussbaum 3-5 2-2 8, Wright 4-12 2-2 10, Frey 3-5 2-4 8, Frank-Jones 0-0 0-0 0, Johnson 1-2 0-0 2, Reynolds 0-0 0-0 0, Ballard 3-6 0-0 6, TOTALS 28-61 11-18 67.

Man.Chr. 21 32 —53

Hesston 28 39 —67

Total fouls — MCC 19, HC 23. Fouled out — HC: Wright, Ballard. 3-point shooting — MCC 2-10 (Park 2-3, Helfrich 0-3, Metscher 0-1, Reigle 0-3), HC 0-10 (Coffman 0-4, Yeackley 0-1, Ingbretson 0-5). Rebounds — MCC 24 (Helfrich 6), HC 32 (Ingbretson 5, Nussbaum 5). Assists — MCC 9 (Seley 2), HC 12 (Coffman 4, Wright 4). Turnovers — MCC 31 (Helfrich 7), HC 25 (Ingbretson 7). Blocked shots — MCC 1 (Hiebsch 1), HC 3 (Johnson 2). Steals — MCC 14 (Zemke 6), HC 12 (Ingbretson 3).

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