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Cold shooting, late run, costs BC women

Newton Kansan

The Bethel College women’s basketball team was held to 29 percent shooting, 19 of 66 from the field, in a 57-49 loss to Kansas Wesleyan Saturday in KCAC play at Thresher Gym.

The game was moved from Salina to North Newton on short notice.

Bethel trailed 19-12 after the first quarter and 28-26 at the half. The Threshers tied the game 39-39 after three quarters, but was outscored 18-10 in the final quarter. Tied 45-45 with 5:46, Kansas Wesleyan went on a 9-0 run. Bethel scored just four points in the remaining time.

Amanda Hill led the Coyotes with 21 points, the sole player in double figures scoring. Remington High grad Kelcey Hinz scored nine points with eight rebounds.

Bethel was led by Abby Schmidt and Jasmina Jones with nine points each. Schmidt pulled down 14 rebounds, followed by Alex Bearup with 11.

Kansas Wesleyan improves to 6-4, 5-2 in KCAC play. Bethel drops to 4-4, 4-3 in KCAC play. Bethel hosts McPherson at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The Bulldogs are 6-1, 3-1 in KCAC play, coming off a 90-55 win over York Saturday.

Kansas Wesleyan 57, Bethel 49

KANSAS WESLEYAN (6-4, 5-2 KCAC) — Amanda Hill 8-20 1-3 21, Emily Rank 0-1 0-0 0, Courtney Brockhoff 4-6 0-0 9, Mia Needles 1-4 1-2 4, Gabby Mureeba 3-8 0-0 6, Caila Hill 2-2 2-2 6, Kelcey Hinz 4-8 1-1 9, LaMyah Ricks 0-2 2-4 2. TOTALS 22-51 7-12 57.

BETHEL (4-4, 4-3 KCAC) — Zayda Perez 0-3 0-0 0, Josie Calzonetti 2-7 0-0 4, Macie Price 2-9 0-0 5, Jasmina Jones 4-7 0-0 9, Kendall Michalski 3-13 1-3 8, Kayla Newman 2-6 4-6 8, Alex Bearup 2-10 0-0 6, Abby Schmidt 4-11 1-5 9, Daryn Batts 0-0 0-0 0. TOTALS 19-66 6-14 49.

Kan.Wes.;19;9;11;18;—57

Bethel;12;14;13;10;—49

Total fouls — KW 16, BC 17. Technical fouls — none. Fouled out — none. 3-point shooting — KW 6-11 (A.Hill 4-5, Brockhoff 1-2, Needles 1-4), BC 5-25 (Perez 0-1, Calzonetti 0-3, Price 1-4, Jones 1-2, Michalski 1-8, Bearup 2-7). Rebounds — KW 28 (Hinz 8), BC 48 (Schmidt 14). Assists — KW 13 (Mureeba 6), BC 10 (Bearup 3). Turnovers — KW 12 (C.Hill 3), BC 14 (Bearup 4). Blocked shots — KW 4 (Hinz 3), BC 5 (Schmidt 2). Steals — KW 8 (A.Hill 2, Ricks 2), BC 3 (Jones 2).