BASEBALL

Thursday's game

Second game

Dawson 001 01 2 5 n

Hesston 412 23 —12 10 0

Dawson battery not listed; Loutensock (W, 2-5) and Elder. HR — HC: Berry.

TENNIS

Women

Bethel 9, Hesston Col. 0

SINGLES — Kim Buzbee B def. Brooke Hershberger H 6-0, 6-0; Breanne Rogers B def. Anna Miller H 6-2, 6-1; Serena Wong B def. Adrienne Derstine H 6-1, 6-1; Kelsey Jump B def. Abby Byler H 6-0, 6-0; Julie Baker B def. Christy Swartzendruber H 6-3, 6-3; Steph Brown B def. Becca Delp H 6-0, 6-0.

DOUBLES — Herzog-Buzbee B def. Hershberger-Miller H 8-3, Brown-Wong B def. Swartzendruber-Byler H 8-3, Baker-Jump B def. Derstine-Delp H 8-0.

Men

Hesston Col. 7, Bethel 2

SINGLES — Riley Kingsley H def. Davian Lightbourne B 6-3, 6-1; Gabe Johnson B def. Keegan LeFevre H 6-1, 7-5; Caleb Schrock-Hurst H def. Jenson Kingsley B 6-4, 6-1; Josiah Borst H def. Grant Bellar B 6-3, 6-1; Andry Stutzman H def. Connick Roe B 6-1, 6-0; Tyler Shima B def. Yuki Torri H 2-6, 7-6 (7-5), 10-5 TB; Preston Gapter B def. Trevor Oyer 8-2 (exhibition).

DOUBLES — LeFevre-R.Kingsley H def. Johnson-Lightbourne B 8-2; Schrock-Hurst—Stutzman H def. J.Kingsley-Soosalu B 8-4, Oyer-Borst H def. Shima-Bellar B 8-6, Gapter-Roe B def. Silas Driver-Torri H 8-4 (exhibition).

HC basketball

coach resigns

HESSTON — Hesston College women's basketball coach Dan Harrison resigned to become a counselor at Derby High School.

Harrison coached seven seasons at Hesston, where he was 101-116. The team finished 13-17 last season, 4-9 in NJCAA Division II, Region VI play. The Larks reached the semifinals of the Region VI playoffs, falling to Johnson County Community College 77-48.

HCC reaches

NJCAA finals

HUTCHINSON — The Hutchinson Community College basketball team reached the National Junior College Athletic Association Division I national finals after edging Ranger College 84-81 in overtime Friday in semifinal play at the Hutchinson Sports Arena.

Hutchinson trailed 42-40 at the half. Akbar Hoffman hit two free throws with 12.3 seconds remaining in regulation to send the game into overtime. Ranger was one of 10 shooting from the field in overtime, getting outscored 6-3.

Hutchinson went 31 of 61 shooting for the game, while Ranger finished 27 of 66.

Hoffman finished the game with 21 points. Keanu Pinder added 20 points with 10 rebounds. Bashir Ahmed scored 15 points. Shakur Juiston added 12 points.

Ranger was led by Josh Simmons and Kris Clyburn with 22 points each. Simmons had 13 rebounds. Trey Conrad scored 11 points.

Ranger, 31-6, takes on 32-2 Gillette College at 5 p.m. in the third-place game.

Hutchinson, 32-4, takes on 30-8 Salt Lake Community College in the championship game at 7 p.m.

Force wins

at Chicago

CHICAGO — The Wichita Force indoor football team downed the Chicago Eagles 54-45 Friday night in Champions Indoor Football play at the University of Illinois-Chicago Pavilion.

Wichita led 33-26 at the half. The Eagles pulled within one early in the fourth quarter, but the Force was able to pull away for the win.

Wichita's Steve Panasuk hit 17 of 21 passes for 161 yards with four touchdowns and an interception. Quentin Benning rushed for 22 yards and three touchdowns. Clarence Anderson had six catches for 54 yards and two touchdowns. Anderson added a rushing touchdown. Brett Soft and Benji Love each added a receiving touchdown.

Chicago was led by Anthony Iannotti, who hit 16 of 28 passes for 206 yards and three touchdowns. Iannotti added 38 yards rushing and two touchdowns. Calvin Phillips rushed for two touchdowns. Jordan Boykin caught three touchdown passes. Stacey Howard added a touchdown reception.

Jason Catchings led the Wichita defense with nine total tackles. Bethel grad James McCartney had five tackles, two for a loss.

Chicago falls to 0-3. Wichita is 3-0 and hosts Bloomington at 7:05 p.m. April 1 at Intrust Bank Arena.