Tabor women’s basketball season ends Wednesday with a 67-40 loss at Southwestern

The Tabor women?s basketball team ended its season with a 67-40 loss to Southwestern in Winfield in the quarterfinals of the KCAC tournament Wednesday.

A defensive struggle early on in which there was a four-minute scoreless stretch, Southwestern went on a 18-4 run to take a 29-13 lead with 4:10 left to play in the first half.

The Moundbuilders continue to build their lead, opening a 60-30 lead with 5:30 left to play. Shortly after taking the large advantage, Southwestern cleared its bench.

Tabor committed 27 turnovers and was almost doubled in rebounding numbers by Southwestern. The Bluejays grabbed 31 rebounds, Southwestern pulled down 59, 32 offensive. Off the offensive rebounds, the Moundbuilders scored 20 second chance points.

Jasmine Manuel scored a game-high 14 points for Southwestern. Sara Maxwell added 10. Tynan Honn led the Bluejays with 12 points.

No. 3 seed Southwestern improved to 21-8 on the season and will play No 2 seed 22-6 Kansas Wesleyan in Salina on Saturday in a KCAC semifinal. No. 5 seed Friends will play top seed Sterling on Saturday.

Tabor finishes its season 6-23.

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