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Brittany Roth shuts down Benedictine?s Heather Wansing, who looks to make an outlet pass from underneath her basket.

The Tabor College women?s basketball team came out on the right side of the lopsided 87-56 final score against Ecclesia Saturday in Hillsboro. Tabor may have been unleashing some frustration left over from a 70-60 loss to Benedictine Friday.

Ecclesia?Kirsten Watson totaled 18 points, Andrea Robinson scored 15, and 12 different Tabor players scored at least once. Led by Watson's eight rebounds, the Bluejays dominated the boards at both ends of the floor. Tabor also made eight of 17 3-pointers and shot 33-for-65 from the floor.

Ecclesia trailed 5-0 when Watson drilled a 3-pointer 1:06 into the game, and the Tabor lead reached six when Brittany Roth scored a traditional 3-point play assisted by Gina Hullet 46 seconds later. Robinson pushed it to seven with a 3-pointer at 16:09, and Ecclesia answered with a 5-0 run.

Chelsea Malone?s 3-pointer answered for Tabor, and Malone?s assists on back-to-back-to-back baskets by Robinson, Hullet and Stephanie Silvas upped the Bluejays lead to 23-13 midway through the first half.

Watson?s triple with 7:50 to go pushed it to 12, and consecutive layups by Roth and Katie Mount made Tabor?s lead 16 points. The Bluejays led by 20 at halftime.

In the second half, Tabor responded to consecutive Ecclesia baskets with a 26-4 run that made it 82-37 with 4:38 remaining.

Three Royals reached double-digits: Tiffany McKenzie (13 points), Bailey Woods (12) and Tommie Sue Shirley (10).

Benedictine?Tabor climbed out of a 5-0 hole and took an 11-5 lead on a 2-pointer by Chelsea Malone. After a Jordan Crosson layup made it 14-12.

The Ravens took off after Kirsten Watson was whistled for her third personal foul.

Benedictine point guard Kelsey Wolfe did most of the damage, scoring seven points in 1:38 of running amok. The burst keyed a 9-2 Ravens run.

Crosson fought her way to the foul line on two straight possessions, drawing the Bluejays within 29-21 with 2:48 left before halftime.

But Benedictine scored six unanswered points to end the half and opened the gap to 46-27 soon after intermission.

Malone converted a 3-point play at 16:00, opening a 13-2 run that lifted Tabor within 48-40 with 10:35 to play.

Tabor closed within six on a 2-pointer by Stephanie Silvas and Andrea Robinson?s 3-pointer with 6:54 left made it 55-50.

Benedictine scored a point-blank basket coming out of a Tabor timeout, but Silvas connected on a 3-pointer to slice the margin to four with 6:07 to go.

Wolfe again answered for the Ravens, scoring a 3-pointer at 5:18 and a 2-pointer at 3:41.

Watson replied for Tabor, sinking a pair of foul shots and setting up a Gina Hullet layup that trimmed the lead to six.

Robinson’s layup made it 65-60 with 38 seconds left, but Tabor was unable to draw nearer.

Lacy Leonard effectively ended the game at the foul line with 34 seconds left, and finished with 13 points. Robinson led Tabor with 18, and Silvas finished with 12.

Coming?Tabor (3-10, 1-3 KCAC) hosts Saint Mary at 6 p.m. Thursday and visits North Newton to play Bethel at 5 p.m. Saturday.

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