Bethel men

split games

FORT WORTH — The winning streak for the Bethel College men’s basketball team ended at seven, dating back to last season, after an 88-75 loss to Oklahoma City University Saturday night at the Texas Wesleyan Classic in Fort Worth.

Friday, Bethel downed host TWU 75-72. Both teams are NAIA Division I schools in the final season of two-division play.

Bethel trailed 41-34 at the half. Bethel led 59-58 with 9:35 to play. The game was tied 65-65 with 6:34 remaining, but the Threshers gave up a 9-0 run and trailed by as many as 13 down the stretch.

Anthony Davis led 5-1 OCU with 18 points. Rashaun Coleman and Eddie Smith each added 16 points. Eric Wattree scored 12 and Kealon Clayborne added 10.

Garrett White led Bethel with 23 points. Poe Bryant scored 15 points. Jaylon Scott scored 13 points and Clifford Byrd II scored 10.

In Friday’s game, tied 71-71 with 38 seconds to play, Bryant hit a shot inside the paint and added a pair of free throws five seconds later.

LaMont Simmons hit one of two free throws for TWU with 20 seconds to play. Bethel missed four free throws in the remaining time, but the 2-1 Rams were not able to take advantage.

Scott scored 20 points with 11 rebounds to lead the Threshers. Bryant added 14 points. White and Dakota Foster each scored 12 points.

Sam Lorenzen led the Rams with 20 points. Davon Berry and Joe Cook-Green each scored 10 points.

Bethel is 5-1 and opens KCAC play at 8 p.m. Wednesday at home against 14th-ranked (NAIA II) Southwestern, which is 4-0 after a 96-47 win over Manhattan Christian.

Friday’s game

BETHEL (5-0) — Poe Bryant 5-11 4-6 14, Dakota Foster 4-13 2-2 12, Terrell Marshall 0-6 0-2 0, Jaylon Scott 6-9 7-10 20, Greg White 1-2 0-0 2, Clifford Byrd II 2-6 3-4 7, Garrett White 5-10 0-2 12, Scott Garriga 3-5 2-2 8, Kylon Bryant 0-0 0-0 0, Jordan Neely 0-0 0-0 0. TOTALS 26-62 18-28 75.

TEXAS WESLEYAN (2-1) — Christian Russell 0-0 0-0 0, LaMont Simmons 3-5 1-1 9, Sam Lorenzen 8-16 0-0 20, Marshall Calvin 0-1 2-4 2, David Shepard 1-1 0-0 3, Peyton Sallee 2-8 0-0 4, Davon Berry 3-9 4-6 10, Joe Cook-Green 4-5 2-4 10, Darian Pierce 1-6 2-2 4, Akeem White 3-8 0-3 6, Sebastian Karwoski 1-3 2-2 4, Shaun Rost 0-0 0-0 0. TOTALS 26-62 13-22 72.

Bethel;38;37;—75

Tex.Wes.;35;37;—72

Total fouls — BC 22, TWU 24. Technical fouls — none. Fouled out — BC: P.Bryant, Scott. TWU: Simmons. 3-point shooting — BC 5-23 (P.Bryant 0-3, Foster 2-7, Marshall 0-3, Scott 1-3, Gr.White 0-1, Byrd II 0-1, Ga.White 2-5), TWU 7-22 (Simmons 2-3, Lorenzen 4-10, Shepard 1-1, Sallee 0-4, Berry 0-2, Pierce 0-1, Karwoski 0-1). Rebounds — BC 34 (Scott 11), TWU 40 (Lorenzen 6, Karwoski 6). Assists — BC 19 (Marshall 5), TWU 14 (Cook-Green 4). Turnovers — BC 18 (P.Bryant 4), TWU 18 (Cook-Green 3, Sallee 3). Blocked shots — BC 2 (Ga.White 2), TWU 2 (Berry 1, Karwoski 1). Steals — BC 10 (P.Bryant 3, Byrd II 3), TWU 6 (Lorenzen 1, Calvin 1, Sallee 1, Berry 1, Cook-Green 1, Pierce 1). Attendance — 250.

Saturday’s game

BETHEL (5-1) — Dakota Foster 1-9 2-2 5, Poe Bryant 5-8 4-4 15, Terrell Marshall 1-6 2-4 4, Scott Garriga 1-3 1-2 4, Jaylon Scott 6-12 0-1 13, Garrett White 7-12 4-6 23, Tavaughn Flowers 0-0 1-2 1, Clifford Byrd II 3-5 4-4 10, Greg White 0-2 0-0 0. TOTALS 24-57 18-25 75.

OKLAHOMA CITY (5-1) — Kealon Clayborne 4-9 0-0 10, Rashaun Coleman 6-10 4-5 16, Curtis Osceola 0-1 2-2 2, P.J. Grooms 2-4 0-0 6, Ryan Leatch 0-0 0-0 0, Eddie Smith 5-6 3-4 16, Elie Ghomsi 2-3 0-0 4, Darrion Willies 0-0 0-0 0, Anthony Davis 8-13 0-0 18, A.J. Cockrell 2-3 0-0 4, Eric Wattree 4-7 0-0 12. TOTALS 33-56 9-11 88.

Bethel;34;41;—75

Okla.City;41;47;—88

Total fouls — BC 16, OCU 23. Technical fouls — OCU: Cockrell :23-2h. Fouled out — OCU: Davis. 3-point shooting — BC 9-30 (Foster 1-5, P.Bryant 1-4, Marshall 0-2, Garriga 1-2, Scott 1-5, Ga.White 5-9, Byrd II 0-1, Gr.White 0-2), OCU 13-25 (Clayborne 2-6, Osceola 0-1, Grooms 2-4, Smith 3-4, Davis 2-3, Wattree 4-7). Rebounds — BC 29 (Scott 8), OCU 23 (Coleman 4, Ghomsi 4). Assists — BC 6 (P.Bryant 4), OCU 14 (Coleman 4). Turnovers — BC 17 (P.Bryant 4), OCU 13 (Coleman 2, Wattree 2, Grooms 2). Blocked shots — BC 1 (Marshall 1), OCU 1 (Davis 1). Steals — BC 6 (Marshall 2, Ga.White 2), OCU 6 (Ghomsi 2).

BC runners

end season

AUGUSTA — The Bethel College cross country teams ended the season Saturday at the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships at the Four Mile Creek Resort in Augusta.

Saint Mary won the men’s competition with 16 points, one point shy of a perfect score, followed by Friends at 91 and Ottawa at 100. Saint Mary and Friends each qualify for the NAIA national championships.

Bethel scored 288 points.

USM claimed the top three spots in the race, won by Johnathan Bowen in 25:18.86 (8,000 meters), followed by Eric Vazquez in second in 25:42.86 and Paul Becker in third in 25:42.93.

Bethel was led by Angus Siemens in 31st in 28:11.74, Nick Morgan in 72nd in 31:01.38, Cailin Grame in 92nd in 32:55.24, Jedidiah Mzungu in 103rd in 35:51.38, Braylen Brewer in 110th in 39:58.68 and Kemroy Cupid in 113th in 42:50.13.

Friends won the women’s competition with 32 points, followed by Saint Mary at 63 and Tabor at 111. Friends and USM each qualify for nationals as a team. Bethel scored 310 points.

Natasha Ortiz of Saint Mary was first in 19:18.48 (5,000 meters). Emily Kemling of Tabor was second in 19:31.98. Aubry Donley of Friends was third in 19:35.41.

Bethel was led by Natalie Graber in 47th in 22:04.59, Kerrigan Simons in 59th in 22:54.25, Miki Harkins in 68th in 24:03.60, Krystal Castorena in 96th in 29:52.35 and Abigail Walker in 102nd in 32:59.56.

BC spikers

fall in finale

The Bethel College volleyball team ended the season with a three-set loss to Bethany Saturday at Thresher Gym.

Bethel fell 25-18, 25-13, 25-17.

Bethany improves to 24-6, 10-2 in KCAC play, taking the second seed into this weekend’s KCAC tournament.

Paola Sanabria-Lopez led the Bethany attack with 15 kills. Georgia Romine-Black had 13 kills. Ivona Vojvodic had 10 kills. Vojvodic set 34 assists. Natalie Tricoche and Brenna Black each served two aces. Haley Reifsteck had 11 digs, Serenity Storey downed two blocks.

Senior Jordyn Allen led Bethel with eight kills. Gabby Valdez set 22 assists. Valdez and Allen each served two aces. Jensen Roth had six digs.

Bethel ends the season 7-20, 1-11 in KCAC play.

BETHANY (24-6, 10-2 KCAC) — (kills-aces-blocks) Haley Reifsteck 0-0-0; Natalie Tricoche 0-2-0; Brenna Black 0-0-0; Serenity Storey 3-0-2; Amber Ferguson 0-1-0; Ivona Vojvodic 10-0-1; Paola Sanabria-Lopez 15-1-1; Jordan Valentine 7-0-1; Olivia Isenbart 4-0-0; Georgia Romine-Black 13-0-0. TOTALS 52-4-5.0.

BETHEL (7-20, 1-11 KCAC) — (kills-aces-blocks) Amber Mott 4-0-0; Mia Loganbill 3-0-0; Kerrigan Simons 0-0-1; J'Lynne Stolsworth 0-0-0; Gabby Valdez 2-2-0; Jensen Roth 0-0-0; Stephany Meyer 4-0-1; Jade Gleason 6-0-0; Katey Wilhelm 0-0-0; Ivy Bringer 0-0-0; Jordyn Allen 8-2-0. TOTALS 27-4-2.0.

Bethany;25;25;25;—3

Bethel;18;13;17;—0

Assist leaders — Bethany: Vojvodic 34, Sanabria-Lopez 5. Bethel: Valdez 22. Dig leaders — Bethany: Reifsteck 11, Sanabria-Lopez 7. Bethel: Roth 6, Valdez 4, Wilhelm 4.

Hesston men

0-2 in classic

HESSTON — The Hesston College men’s basketball team finished 0-2 at the Khaos Apparel & Rodway Inn & Suites Classic after an 81-66 loss to Nationwide Prep at Yost Center.

Friday night, Xavier Smith hit a jumper at the buzzer to lead Louisiana Christian School to a 72-70 win over Hesston.

The Larks trailed Nationwide Prep 41-38 at the half.

Cory Landers led Nationwide Prep with 27 points, Maurion Martin scored 15 and Dominic Laffitte scored 10.

Langston Flowers led Hesston with 21 points. Reese Nebel scored 11 points. Jacob Baker and Derrick Magiya each scored 10.

Hesston led Louisiana Christian 40-35 at the half.

Keithon Burham Jr. scored 27 points with 11 rebounds off the bench on 12 of 17 shooting to lead Louisiana Christian. Noah Smith added 14 points.

Baker led Hesston with 21 points. Flowers scored 19 points. Magiya scored 15 points. Nebel scored 11 points.

Hesston is 2-3 and hosts the Bethel junior varsity at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Friday’s game

LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN (n/a) — Carr 2-6 2-2 5, X.Smith 3-9 2-2 9, Thomas 2-9 1-3 6, Mancilla 0-2 0-0 0, N.Smith 6-10 2-2 14, Mohammed 0-1 1-2 1, Giroir 0-0 0-0 0, Vinson 1-6 1-1 3, Burham Jr. 12-17 2-4 27, Douglas 0-1 0-0 0, Octave 0-1 0-0 0, Chretien 2-4 0-0 6, TOTALS 28-66 11-19 72.

HESSTON (2-2) — Flowers 3-11 13-17 19, Hill 1-2 0-0 2, Baker 7-11 2-2 21, Nebel 4-6 2-3 11, Magiya 5-9 3-7 15, Gerber 0-0 0-0 0, Birky 0-1 0-0 0, Spencer 0-0 0-0 0, Bisterfeldt 0-0 0-0 0, McCullough 1-1 0-0 2, TOTALS 21-41 20-29 70.

La.Chr.;35;37;—72

Hesston;40;30;—70

Total fouls — LC 21, HC 20. Technical fouls — none. Fouled out — none. 3-point shooting — LC 5-21 (Carr 0-1, X.Smith 1-4, Thomas 1-6, Mancilla 0-1, Mohammed 0-1, Vinson 0-1, Burham Jr. 1-2, Octave 0-1, Chretien 2-4), HC 8-18 (Flowers 0-3, Baker 5-8, Nebel 1-3, Magiya 2-3, Birky 0-1). Rebounds — LC 42 (Burham Jr. 11), HC 32 (Magiya 7). Assists — LC 13 (X.Smith 5), HC 12 (Flowers 6). Turnovers — LC 11 (Thomas 2, N.Smith 2, Vinson 2), HC 13 (Baker 4). Blocked shots — LC 1 (N.Smith 1), HC 3 (Hill 3). Steals — LC 7 (N.Smith 3), HC 7 (Flowers 2, Hill 2).

Saturday’s game

NATIONWIDE PREP (n/a) — Landers 8-15 8-10 27, Stroter 3-6 1-2 7, Laffitte 2-5 5-6 10, Martin 5-10 3-7 15, Walker Jr. 2-4 4-7 8, Barnes 3-4 0-1 6, Owens Jr. 0-2 0-0 0, Arash 3-8 0-0 8, Lima 0-0 0-0 0, TOTALS 26-54 21-33 81.

HESSTON (2-3) — Flowers 7-13 4-4 21, Hill 1-2 3-4 5, Baker 4-13 0-0 10, Nebel 3-10 5-8 11, Magiya 5-10 0-0 10, Gerber 2-3 0-0 5, Birky 0-1 2-2 2, Pfaff 0-0 0-0 0, Spencer 0-1 0-0 0, Elliott 0-0 0-0 0, Tanji 0-0 0-0 0, Bisterfeldt 0-0 0-0 0, Loewen 0-0 0-0 0, McCullough 1-2 0-1 2, TOTALS 23-55 14-19 66.

Nationwide;41;40;—81

Hesston;38;28;—66

Total fouls — NP 23, HC . Technical fouls — none. Fouled out — HC: Magiya. 3-point shooting — NP 8-19 (Landers 3-4, Laffitte 1-3, Martin 2-5, Owens Jr. 0-1, Arash 2-6), HC 6-23 (Flowers 3-7, Baker 2-7, Nebel 0-4, Magiya 0-1, Gerber 1-2, Birky 0-1, Spencer 0-1). Rebounds — NP 35 (Laffitte 6, Arash 6), HC 34 (Hill 9). Assists — NP 12 (Arash 4), HC 9 (Flowers 2, Nebel 2). Turnovers — NP 13 (Walker Jr. 4), HC 16 (Magiya 5). Blocked shots — NP 1 (Landers 1), HC 1 (Hill 1). Steals — NP 9 (Landers 3, Walker Jr. 3), HC 6 (Baker 2, Nebel 2).

HC women

drop 2 games

NEOSHO, Mo. — The Hesston College women’s basketball team dropped a pair of games during the weekend at the Crowder College Classic.

Friday, Hesston fell to Neosho Community College 89-33. Saturday, Hesston fell to host Crowder 68-46.

Hesston trailed Coffeyville 50-17 at the half.

Julia Calafell led the Ravens with 26 points off the bench, hitting eight of 14 3-pointers. Hannah Murphy scored 19 points. Alana Kramer scored 11 points off the bench.

Destiny Kessay scored 10 points for the Larks.

Against Crowder College, Hesston trailed 32-17 at the half.

Makayla White led 3-1 Crowder with 15 points and 10 rebounds. Jonisha Rolle and Teri Leaf each added 12 points. Maia Wright had 13 rebounds.

Kessay led Hesston with 15 points. Parris Rawls came off the bench with 10 points. Sydney Bontrager had 15 rebounds and blocked eight shots.

Hesston is 0-7 and plays at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hutchinson Community College.

Friday's game

COFFEYVILLE CC (5-0) — Murphy 7-15 2-2 19, Lay 0-0 0-0 0, Gilmore 2-5 0-0 4, Murrel-Patton 2-4 1-2 6, Markowska 1-5 1-5 3, Wade 2-10 0-0 5, Davis 1-2 0-0 2, Willis 3-7 0-0 7, Reliford 2-7 0-0 4, Calafell 9-15 0-0 26, Kramer 5-8 1-1 11, Joseph 1-3 0-0 2, TOTALS 35-81 5-10 89.

HESSTON (0-6) — Johnson 0-2 2-2 2, Phillips 0-1 2-2 2, Rawls 2-4 1-2 5, Kessay 3-8 2-4 10, Bontrager 1-4 2-2 4, Brakes 1-5 0-0 2, Salmans 1-2 1-2 3, George 1-3 0-0 2, Smith 0-0 0-0 0, Klusman 1-3 1-4 3, Diaz 0-0 0-0 0, DeFazio 0-2 0-0 0, TOTALS 10-34 11-18 33.

Coffeyville;20;30;16;23;—89

Hesston;8;9;8;8;—33

Total fouls — CCC 20, HC 20. Technical fouls — none. Fouled out — CCC: Davis. 3-point shooting — CCC 14-36 (Murphy 3-10, Murrel-Patton 1-3, Wade 1-6, Willis 1-3, Calafell 8-14), HC 2-8 (Johnson 0-1, Kessay 2-6, Brakes 0-1). Rebounds — CCC 46 (Kramer 9), HC 36 (Bontrager 9). Assists — CCC 22 (Wade 7), HC 5 (Rawls 1, Kessay 1, Bontrager 1, Salmans 1, DeFazio 1). Turnovers — CCC 19 (Lay 4), HC 21 (Johnson 3, Rawls 3, Kessay 3). Blocked shots — CCC 2 (Reliford 1, Joseph 1), HC 4 (Bontrager 2). Steals — CCC 22 (Willis 4, Calafell 4), HC 8 (Kessay 2).

Saturday’s game

HESSTON (0-7) — Johnson 0-1 0-0 0, Salmans 1-3 0-0 2, Kessay 5-12 2-4 15, Klusman 0-2 3-4 3, Bontrager 3-4 0-0 6, Phillips 2-3 0-0 4, Rawls 4-6 3-4 11, Brakes 0-2 3-4 3, George 1-3 0-0 2, Smith 0–0 0-0 0, Diaz 0-0 0-0 0, DeFazio 0-1 0-0 0, TOTALS 16-37 11-16 46.

CROWDER (3-1) — Reichert 2-6 0-0 4, Silva 2-6 0-0 4, Adams 2-4 1-2 7, White 6-12 3-4 15, Rolle 3-10 5-5 12, Sysavanh 0-2 0-0 0, Leaf 4-8 2-2 12, Wright 4-8 1-3 9, Wilson 2-10 0-0 5, TOTALS 25-66 12-16 68.

Hesston;8;9;14;15;—46

Crowder;20;12;19;17;—68

Total fouls — HC n/a, CC 16. Technical fouls — none. Fouled out — none. 3-point shooting — HC 3-6 (Kessay 3-6), CC 6-22 (Reichert 0-1, Silva 0-2, Adams 2-3, Rolle 1-2, Leaf 2-6, Wilson 1-8). Rebounds — HC 44 (Bontrager 15), CC 46 (Wright 13). Assists — HC 9 (Kessay 2, Rawls 2, Brakes 2), CC 16 (Leaf 4, Wright 4). Turnovers — HC 13 (DeFazio 3), CC 17 (Wright 7). Blocked shots — HC 10 (Bontrager 8), CC 2 (White 1, Wright 1). Steals — HC 11 (Kessay 3, Rawls 3), CC 8 (Wright 3).

Thunder splits

with Oilers

WICHITA — Chris Crane scored two goals to lead the Wichita Thunder to a 3-1 win over the Tulsa Oilers Friday in ECHL play at INTRUST Bank Arena.

Saturday, Tulsa downed Wichita 7-2.

Stefan Fournier added a goal. Jack Combs and Patrik Parkkonen each had two assists.

Josh Wesley scored for Tulsa with assists from Adam Pleskach and Jared Thomas.

Mitch Gillam had 36 saves for Wichita. Evan Fitzpatrick had 17 saves for Tulsa.

In Saturday’s game, Brent Gates scored two goals with an assist for Tulsa. Ryan Tesink and Robby Jackson each added a pair of goals. Thomas added a goal with an assist. J.J. Piccinich had three assists.

Beau Starrett and Luke Shiplo each scored a goal for Wichita.

Tulsa goallie Devin Williams stopped 19 of Wichita’s 21 shots for the win in goal. Wichita’s Mitch Gillam stopped 43 of 50 shots.

Tulsa is 6-8-1-0. Wichita is 6-3-3-0. Wichita plays today at Kansas City.