Written by Janae Rempel Saturday, 19 January 2013 23:27
The Tabor basketball teams went on the road to Sterling Saturday where the women picked up an 84-56 victory over the Warriors and the men suffered a 71-59 loss.
WOMEN – The Bluejays recorded 48 percent shooting from the field (31-64) in Saturday’s road victory at Sterling. Tabor outscored Sterling 41-32 in the opening half and surged to the 28-point victory.
The Bluejays were 11 of 13 from the charity stripe (85 percent) and finished at 50 percent (11-22) from behind the arc. Sterling made just three of 14 three-point shots (21 percent) and finished at 40 percent (23-58) from the field.
Four Bluejays scored in double figures. Nikki Lewis led the Tabor attack with a game high 17 points and 10 assists. Katlyn Mary added 16 points. Janelle Rust contributed 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Molly Moran finished with 13 points on the night. With the win, Tabor improved to 9-1 in conference play, 13-7 overall.
MEN – Tabor shot just 32 percent (21-66) from the field in Saturday’s 71-59 loss at Sterling. The Warriors outscored the Bluejays by eight, 31-23, in the first half and went on to claim the double-digit, 12-point victory.
The Bluejays made seven of 26 shots from behind the arc (27 percent), while Sterling finished at 38 percent (8-21) from the three-point line. The Warriors ended the night with 36 percent shooting from the field (18-50).
Two Bluejays scored in double figures. Brent Jackson led the Tabor attack with 14 points, followed by Robbie Samuel with 10. With the loss, the Bluejays dropped to 7-3 in the KCAC, 8-11 overall.