Tabor women pick up KCAC road win

The Tabor women?s basketball team picked up its second KCAC win in eight days defeating Bethany 73-68 in Lindsborg on Thursday night.

Trailing at halftime 68-62, Tabor started the second half with two consecutive threes to tie the score at 68 with 18:01 left to play. The second half was a back and forth battle between the young Bluejays and the Swedes.

Late in the ball game, Tabor opened up a six-point margin during a mini run in which Molly Dick scored four straight points. Dick?s first basket came on a turnaround jumper from the block. The next Dick basket was created with defense.

Dick poked away the ball, gathered the loose?merchandise and scored on the other end with a breakaway layup to extend the Bluejay lead to 63-57 with 3:45 left to play.

Bethany moved to within two points with 34 seconds remaining when Ryhs Phill knocked down her only three-pointer of the night, closing the Bluejay gap to 68-66.

Bethany fouled MacKenzie Dick to stop the clock, who buried two free throws, making it a two possession game at 70-66. Bethany followed with an air ball three point attempt and a foul.

Sarah Wyckoff made one of her two charity attempts, establishing a five-point Bluejay lead. Bethany scored one more basket with under ten seconds to play on a layup by Phill.

Three players finished in double figures for Tabor led by Vivian Olvera with 20 points. MacKenzie Dick score 14 and Tynan Honn had 12. Other scorers for Tabor were Wyckoff (9), Molly Dick (8), Stephanie Silvas (6) Nichole Gentry and Tiffany Bulk (2).

Tabor improves to 5-9 in the KCAC and 8-17 overall. The Bluejays return hope for Church Spirit night against Southwestern.

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