Bethel men

top USM

The Bethel College men’s basketball team got some of its swagger back with a 105-56 win over the University of Saint Mary Saturday night in KCAC play at Thresher Gym.

Bethel shot 53 percent from the field (40 of 75), including hitting 13 of 31 3-pointers. The Spires were 21 of 65 shooting (32 percent), four of 23 from long range. Bethel held a 51-34 rebounding advantage.

Bethel led 50-25 at the half.

Garrett White led Bethel in scoring with 18 points, followed by Scott Garriga with 16 points off the bench, Poe Bryant and Terrell Marshall with 12 points each and Dakota Foster with 10.

Marshall had 11 assists for a double-double. Jaylon Scott pulled down 10 rebounds.

Lavar McCullough led USM with 12 points. Raylon Howard added 11.

Saint Mary falls to 9-8, 5-8 in KCAC play. Bethel improves to 14-6, 9-5 in KCAC play. Bethel sweeps the regular-season series 2-0.

Bethel hosts Sterling at 8 p.m. Monday. The Threshers beat the Warriors 101-82 earlier this season. Sterling is 4-15, 2-12 in KCAC play, after a 94-83 loss to Kansas Wesleyan.

SAINT MARY (9-8, 5-8 KCAC) — Nick Funk 1-4 0-0 3, Zach Thiel 2-2 0-0 5, Dallas Taylor 0-0 2-2 2, Raylon Howard 4-12 2-2 11, Brad Hailey 2-8 0-1 4, Cameron Southern 4-8 0-0 8, Jaylon Rucker 0-4 0-0 0, Larry Thomas 0-3 2-2 2, Lavar McCullough 5-9 2-4 12, Jesse Moss 0-4 0-0 0, Christian Carmichael 0-1 1-2 1, Luke Mackey 3-5 0-0 7, Kobe Sifford 0-5 1-2 1. TOTALS 21-65 10-15 56.

BETHEL (14-6, 9-5 KCAC) — Poe Bryant 4-7 1-2 12, Tavaughn Flowers 1-4 1-2 3, Terrell Marshall 5-7 2-4 12, Garrett White 6-11 3-3 18, Greg White 1-2 2-3 4, Miki Zewge 1-2 0-0 2, Jordan Neely 2-3 0-0 6, Clifford Byrd II 2-4 1-2 7, Kylon Bryant 1-3 0-0 2, Dakota Foster 4-7 0-0 10, Jaylon Scott 3-6 1-1 8, Scott Garriga 8-14 0-0 16, Jalal Gondal 0-0 0-0 0, Kevon Green 0-2 1-2 1, Ike Umeh 2-3 0-0 4. TOTALS 40-75 12-19 105.

St. Mary;25;31;—56

Bethel;50;55;—105

Total fouls — USM 16, BC 15. Technical fouls — BC: Ga.White 18:18-1h. Fouled out — none. 3-point shooting — USM 4-23 (Funk 1-3, Thiel 1-1, Howard 1-4, Hailey 0-2, Southern 0-2, Rucker 0-2, Thomas 0-3, Moss 0-3, Mackey 1-1, Sifford 0-2), BC 13-31 (P.Bryant 3-4, Flowers 0-1, Marshall 0-1, Ga.White 3-8, Zewge 0-1, Neely 2-3, Byrd II 2-3, K.Bryant 0-1, Foster 2-5, Scott 1-3, Garriga 0-1). Rebounds — USM 34 (Hailey 7), BC 51 (Scott 10). Assists — USM 8 (Mackey 3), BC 30 (Marshall 11). Turnovers — USM 18 (Mackey 4), BC 12 (Flowers 3). Blocked shots — USM 2 (McCullough 1, Carmichael 1), BC 2 (P.Bryant 1, Gr.White 1). Steals — USM 5 (Funk 1, Hailey 1, Southern 1, McCullough 1, Moss 1), BC 9 (Foster 4).

BC women

stop Spires

Kendall Michalski scored 23 points, hitting six of 10 3-pointers, to lift the Bethel College women’s basketball team to a 75-59 win over Saint Mary Saturday in KCAC play at Thresher Gym.

The win was Bethel’s third in the last four games, improving to 10-10, 6-8 in KCAC play.

Bethel led 30-22 after the first quarter, 45-35 at the half and 56-46 after three quarters. Bethel was able to pull away again late in the fourth quarter.

Abby Schmidt added 13 points with 14 rebounds. Brielle Hampton also scored 13 points. Hampton blocked five shots.

Saint Mary, 2-15 overall and 2-11 in KCAC play, was led by Macy Walker with 19 points. Danielle Cassady added 15 points.

Bethel hosts 19th-ranked Sterling at 6 p.m. Monday. The Threshers fell to the Warriors 96-52 earlier this season. Sterling is 14-6, tied for the conference lead at 11-3, after an 80-76 home loss to Kansas Wesleyan.

SAINT MARY (2-15, 2-12 KCAC) — Danielle Cassady 5-20 5-6 15, Dakota Corle 2-4 1-1 5, Madison Sibert 0-0 0-0 0, Sina Selepeo 0-3 0-0 0, Bridget Cassidy 0-0 0-0 0, Macy Walker 2-11 14-16 19, Nese Selepeo 1-2 0-1 2, Rebecca Gilpin 3-11 0-0 9, Kaylie Simonds 2-6 0-0 5, Katie Robinson 2-2 0-0 4. TOTALS 17-59 20-24 59.

BETHEL (10-10, 6-8 KCAC) — Brielle Hampton 5-10 2-2 13, Josie Calzonetti 2-10 4-6 9, Kelsi Fitzgerald 0-0 0-0 0, Kendall Michalski 6-11 5-6 23, Kayla Newman 1-2 0-2 2, Alex Bearup 2-4 4-6 9, Abby Schmidt 3-3 7-12 13, Melinda Vargas 1-2 0-0 3, Macie Price 1-4 0-0 3. Totals 21-46 22-34 75.

St. Mary;22;13;11;13;—59

Bethel;30;15;11;19;—75

Total fouls — USM 28, BC 19. Technical fouls — USM: coach 7:59-1q. BC: Hampton :30-4q. Fouled out — USM: Selepeo. BC: Hampton. 3-point shooting — USM 5-20 (Cassady 0-8, Walker 1-3, Selepeo 0-1, Gilpin 3-7, Simonds 1-1), BC 11-25 (Hampton 1-5, Calzonetti 1-4, Michalski 6-10, Bearup 1-2, Vargas 1-1, Price 1-3). Rebounds — USM 30 (Walker 7), BC 41 (Schmidt 14). Assists — USM 7 (Simonds 3), BC 18 (Price 5). Turnovers — USM 14 (Walker 3, Simonds 3), BC 19 (Price 5). Blocked shots — USM 2 (Corle 1, Selepeo 1), BC 8 (Hampton 5). Steals — USM 6 (Cassady 4), BC 2 (Hampton 1, Michalski 1.

BC track

sets records

CRETE, Neb. — The Bethel College track teams claimed four school records, along with an automatic national qualifier, at the Scott Nisely Memorial Classic Saturday in Crete, Neb.

Junior Kemroy Cupid set the school record in the preliminaries of the men’s 60-meter dash with the top time of 7.00 second. He broke it again in the finals, winning the event in 6.88, which matches the NAIA indoor national qualifying A (automatic) standard.

Cupid won the 200-meter dash in 22.94, followed by Braylen Brewer in third in 23.19 and Rudy Juarez in fourth in 23.37.

Freshman Stephany Meyer placed eighth in the women’s triple jump with a new school-record mark of 10.43 meters (34-2 3/4). Sophomore Kristen Herzet broke her own record in the women’s weight throw at 14.41 meters (47-3 1/2), taking 10th.

Scott Nisely Classic

Saturday

Crete, Neb.

Bethel results

WOMEN

60-m. dash — 19. Andres 8.41.

200-m. dash — 16. Andres 28.41.

400-m. dash — 12. S.Meyer 1:04.73.

800-m. run — 15. Dashney 3:09.00.

High jump — 12. K.Meyer 1.45m (4-9).

Long jump — 21. S.Meyer 4.71m (15-5).

Triple jump — 8. S.Meyer 10.43m (34-2 3/4).

Shot put — 22. K.Herzet 10.54m (34-7).

Weight throw — 10. K.Herzet 14.41m (47-3 1/2).

MEN

60-m. dash — 1. Cupid 6.88, Juarez 7.21.

200-m. dash — 1. Cupid 22.94, 3. Brewer 23.19, 4. Juarez 23.37.

800-m. run — 11. Morgan 2:12.97.

3,000-m. run — 36. Grame 11:38.20.

Shot put — 26. Graham 11.01m (36-1 1/2).

Weight throw — 24. Graham 13.37m (43-10 1/2).

Wings drop

two games

PARK CITY — The Wichita Wings indoor soccer team dropped their first two games of the season, falling twice to the Chihuahua Savage in Major Arena Soccer League 2 play at Hartman Arena.

Wichita fell 9-8 Saturday and 8-4 Sunday.

Juan Granados score three goals for the Savage Saturday. Martin Hernandez and David Cardenas each added a pair of goals. Arturo Armendariz and Daid Rodriguez each added a goal. Ivan Reyes had 10 saves.

Bryon Perez and Nico Andre each scored three goals for Wichita. Alex Moseley scored twice. Steven Hamersky had 18 saves.

In Saturday’s game, Cardenas scored three goals for the Savage. Miguel Duran scored twice. Martin Hernandez scored a goal with an assist. Alan Talavera and Jesus Morano each added a goal. Eduardo Freyre had two assists.

Perez scored a goal with an assist for Wichita. Mosely, Andre and Leo Sosa each added a goal. Brent Hobson had two assists. Hamersky had 23 saves.

Chihuahua takes over sole possession of first place in the MASL2 at 7-0. Wichita drops to 5-2. Wichita hosts the 5-3 Colorado Inferno at 7 p.m. Feb. 1 at Hartman Arena.

Thunder swept

by Utah

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — The Wichita Thunder dropped a pair of games in ECHL play to the Utah Grizzlies at the Maverik Center.

Wichita fell 4-1 Friday and 3-1 Saturday.

In Friday’s game, Mitch Maxwell, Tim McGauley, Sasha Larocque and Eric Williams each scored a goal for Utah. Josh Dickinson had two assists. Mason McDonald had 11 saves.

Nolan Vesey scored a goal for Wichita with an assist from Billy Exell. Mitch Gillam had 45 saves.

In Saturday’s game, Mitch Maxwell, Travis Barron and Taylor Richart each scored a goal for Utah. Yuri Terao had two assists. McDonald had 17 saves.

Spencer Dorowicz scored for Wichita. Gillam had 33 saves.

Utah is 22-11-5-2, while Wichita drops to 18-19-7-0. Utah is tied for second in the ECHL Mountain, 12 points behind Allen. Wichita drops to fifth place, 20 points behind Allen.

Wichita plays Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Rapid City.

PLAYER RETURNED — Rookie defenseman Vincent Desharnais has been sent to the Thunder from Bakersfield of the American Hockey League. He played in three games for the Condors with no stats. He played in 20 games with Wichita, posting seven assists.

ALL-STAR ROSTER CHANGES — Several roster changes were announced for the ECHL All-Star Classic at 7 p.m. Wednesday at INTRUST Bank Arena in Wichita.

Kansas City’s Zach Osburn will replace injured teammate Justin Woods. Rapid City’s Brennan Saulnier will replace teammate Peter Quinneville, who was promoted to Rockford of the American Hockey League. Idaho’s Brady Norrish will replace Woods in the hardest shot competition.

ALL-STAR ITEMS AUCTIONED — Select jerseys and game-used pucks will be auctioned by MeiGrayAuctions.com. Items will be available for bid from pre-game to 15 minutes following the completion of the championship game.