Tabor women lose twice for a 1-2 mark

After opening the season with a home win over No. 11 Concordia University Nov. 4, the Tabor women?s basketball team dropped two straight games last week.

The Bluejays lost Tuesday, 63-61, at York College in York, Neb., followed by a 79-62 loss to Mid America Christian University in Oklahoma City, Okla., on Saturday.

Against York,Tabor went into the second half with 37-36 lead, but was outscored 27-24 in the second half.

Both teams had similar shooting nights, with Tabor coverting 21-of-62 field goals compared to York?s 22-of-60.

York and Tabor were even in the turnover category with 17. Tabor won the rebounding battle 43-41.

Katlyn Mary scored 16 points for Tabor. Lacie Ward, Amy Jo Maphet, Tynan Honn and Nichoel Gentry contributed eight a piece. Mackenzie Dick pulled down eight rebounds.

Tabor cooled off from the field Saturday at Mid America, shooting 36.4 percent from the field compared to 49 percent by the Evangels.

Tabor trailed 39-28 going into the locker room at halftime and was outscored in the second half, 40-34. The Blueays turned the ball over 20 times and forced 15 turnovers.

The Evangels were on fire from behind the arc in the second half, going 5-of-7.

Mary led Tabor with 13 points had nine rebounds. Dick and Ward finished with 11.

Tabor (1-2) travels to Sterling this weekend for the Sterling College Classic. The Bluejays open play against the Univerity of Science and Arts of Okla?homa at 2 p.m. Friday and play the Southwestern Assemblies of God University Saturday at 2 p.m.

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