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The Kansan - Newton, KS
  • Bethel women hold off AIB

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  • McPHERSON — The Bethel College women's basketball team won its third game in the last four tries, stopping the AIB School of Business 63-57 Saturday in the McPherson College Classic.
    The Threshers improves to 4-2 overall, claiming its second straight win.
    The Threshers jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first 2:02 of the game. Bethel led by as many as 12 with 10:48 remaining in the first half, but AIB came back with a 15-5 run to tie the game 22-22 at the half.
    Bethel trailed by as many as four early in the second half. A pair of free throws put AIB up 52-51 with 4:41 to play. Lauren Ulrich put Bethel back in the lead nine seconds later with a 3-point shot. The Threshers hit five of six free throws in the final 64 seconds to pull away for the win.
    April Harpe led the Threshers with 21 points and 12 rebounds. Ulrich added 15 points.
    AIB, 3-6, was led by Morgan Hansen with 18 points. Arriel Hunter added 12 points.
    Bethel returns to play at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Central Christian College in McPherson. The game will be a home game for the Threshers, who are having a new gym floor installed. Bethel beat the Tigers 67-44 in the season opener.
    AIB SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (3-6) — Howard 0-4 2-2 2, Hansen 7-14 4-5 18, Hunter 5-9 2-4 12, Jones 1-5 0-0 2, Kaufman 2-4 4-5 8, Burkhartsmeier 0-2 0-0 0, Cooper 0-2 0-0 0, Webb 0-1 0-0 0, Burdette 1-4 0-0 2, Nash 2-14 3-5 8, Davis 2-3 0-0 5, TOTALS 20-62 15-21 57.
    BETHEL (4-2) — Wilkerson 2-8 2-4 6, Zerger 1-4 3-4 5, Durant 4-8 1-1 9, Ebenkamp 1-3 5-7 7, Tschetter 0-0 0-0 0, Ulrich 4-13 6-7 15, Harpe 9-16 3-4 21, Chapple 0-0 0-0 0, Carter 0-0 0-0 0, TOTALS 21-52 20-27 63.
    AIB 22 35 —57
    Bethel 22 41 —63
    Total fouls — AIB 25, BC 23. Technical fouls — AIB: bench. Fouled out — AIB: Hansen. 3-point shooting — AIB 2-11 (Kaufman 0-1, Nash 1-4, Howard 0-2, Davis 1-2, Webb 0-1, Burkhartsmeier 0-1), BC 1-8 (Ulrich 1-5, Wilkerson 0-3). Rebounds — AIB 43 (Jones 11), BC 37 (Harpe 12). Assists — AIB 14 (Nash 4), BC 8 (Zerger 3). Turnovers — AIB 21 (Hansen 5), BC 24 (Ulrich 6). Blocked shots — AIB 4 (Hunter 2), BC 3 (Tschetter 2). Steals — AIB 12 (Nash 6), BC 11 (Ulrich 3).

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