Stahly moves

into second

CHANUTE — Newton High School graduate Taylor Stahly moved into second place all-time for career 3-point shots made at Hutchinson Community College Wednesday in a 93-45 win over Neosho County Community College in Chanute.

Stahly hit five of eight 3-point attempts, finishing with 19 points. She has a total of 170 3-pointers. With eight games remaining in the regular season, Stahly needs just 33 more to tie the record or 34 to break it. Stahly entered the season second in 3-point shooting percentage at 44.0, .3 percent out of the lead.

Hutchinson is 21-1 overall, 17-1 in the Jayhawk Conference. The Blue Dragons are ranked third in the NJCAA Division I poll.

Hutchinson hosts Colby Community College at 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Hesston women

fall to BMC

HESSTON — A more than 20-year rivalry began to wind down Wednesday at the Hesston College women’s basketball team fell to Brown Mackie College 74-62 in NJCAA Division II, Region VI play at Yost Center.

Brown Mackie has announced that it will discontinue its athletic programs at the end of the school year and the college will eventually close.

Brown Mackie began play in 1990.

Brown Mackie dressed just six players for Wednesday’s game. All but two scored in double figures.

Brown Mackie broke to a 21-9 lead in the first quarter and led 41-29 at the half. The two teams tied both the third and fourth quarters as well.

Mariah Adams scored 21 points for the Lions, followed by Cinaya Straughter and Haley Tiles with 16 points each. Allexis Bowman scored 11 points. Sandra Hodge had 12 rebounds.

Conner Atkinson led Hesston with 24 points, followed by Whitney Green with 10. Kara Horton had 11 rebounds.

Brown Mackie is 10-12, 1-4 in Region VI play. Hesston is 7-13, 0-6 in Region VI play.

Hesston plays at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Kansas City (Kan.) Community College. Hesston and BMC will meet for the final time in the regular season Feb. 25 in Salina.

HC men drop

to Brown Mackie

HESSTON — The Hesston College men’s basketball team dropped its next-to-last regular season meeting against Brown Mackie College 85-78 Wednesday at Yost Center.

Brown Mackie will eventually close and will discontinue its athletic program this year.

The Lions have won two NJCAA Division II national championships and have made six trips to the national tournament and has produced three players who signed NBA contracts.

The visiting Lions jumped to a 49-33 lead at the half. Hesston was able to outscore BMC in the second half.

Amariontez Ivory scored 31 points for BMC, followed by Ali Abdelrahim with 18 and Sam Smith with 11. Smith added 10 rebounds.

Collin Means scored 27 points for Hesston. Heath Agnew and Zac Neely scored 10 points each.

Hesston falls to 10-12, 1-5 in Region VI play. Brown Mackie improves to 11-11, 2-3 in Region VI play.

Hesston plays Wednesday at Kansas City (Kan.) Community College.

Hesston and BMC will meet again Feb. 25 in Salina.

Goessel girls

stop Little River

GOESSEL — The Goessel High School girls’ basketball team downed Little River 49-37 Tuesday in Wheat State League play in Goessel.

Goessel led 23-13 at the half and held off Little River in the second half.

Brittney Hiebert led the Bluebirds with 24 points, followed by Jennifer Meysing with 11.

Emma Wright, Madison Loder and Emma McBride each scored eight points for Little River, 5-9 overall and 1-4 in WSL play.

Goessel is 12-2, 6-0 in WSL play. Goessel hosts Centre Friday.

LITTLE RIVER (5-9, 1-4 WSL) — Porter 0 0-0 0, 0; Wright 2 4-4 1, 8; Hudson 0 0-0 0, 0; Peters 1 2-3 4, 4; Konen 1 0-0 0, 2; Ma.Loder 0 (2) 2-2 3, 8; McBride 0 (2) 2-4 2, 8; Renken 1 4-7 3, 6; Eberle 0 1-2 3, 1; TOTALS 5 (4) 15-22 16, 37.

GOESSEL (12-2, 6-0 WSL) — Hannon 1 0-0 2, 2; Meyer 3 0-1 0, 6; Burkholder 0 1-2 3, 1; Meysing 2 (1) 4-4 4, 11; Nightingale 0 0-0 1, 0; Duerksen 1 3-3 5, 5; B.Hiebert 7 (3) 1-8 2, 24; Wuest 0 0-0 1, 0; TOTALS 14 (4) 9-18 18, 49.

Little Rv.;6;7;12;12;—37

Goessel;10;13;11;15;—49

Goessel boys

fall in OT

GOESSEL — The Goessel High School boys’ basketball team fell to Little River 42-39 Tuesday in overtime in Wheat State League play in Goessel.

Goessel trailed 17-9 at the half and 26-24 after three quarters, but tied the game 34-34 at the end of regulation. Goessel was outscored 8-5 in overtime.

Clay Zeller led Little River with 18 points, followed by Jace Garrison with 11.

Jordan Griffin led Goessel with 17 points.

Goessel is 5-9, 1-5 in WSL play, and hosts Centre Friday.

LITTLE RIVER (8-5, 4-1 WSL) — Rains 0 0-0 2, 0; Harvey 2 (1) 0-2 5, 7; Page 0 2-2 1, 2; Swenson 2 0-0 2, 4; Garrison 1 (2) 2-2 2, 11; Zeller 7 4-4 3, 18; TOTALS 12 (3) 8-10 15, 42.

GOESSEL (5-9, 1-5 WSL) — J.Schmidt 1 (1) 0-1 1, 5; Makovec 2 0-0 0, 4; Beisel 0 (1) 0-0 2, 3; Guerrero 1 1-2 0, 3; Lindeman 1 (1) 0-0 3, 5; Griffin 6 5-9 2, 17; Zogleman 0 0-0 0, 0; Sterk 1 0-1 5, 2; TOTALS 12 (3) 6-13 13, 39.

Little Rv.;9;8;9;7;8;—42

Goessel;7;2;15;10;5;—39