Bluejays thrash Threshers

Both Tabor College basketball teams easily won matchups against Bethel College, but neither team improved its position within the conference much.

The men’s team moved to 14-9 overall, with a 7-5 conference record Saturday after defeating the Threshers 99-75. Andrew Thomas led the Bluejays with 20 points and 11 rebounds.

The Bluejays lost earlier in the week to Bethany College, 77-75. The Swedes currently are tied with Sterling College for first-place in the conference, while Tabor is in fifth.

The Bluejays next games come on the road as they travel to Sterling and McPherson. Tipoff is at 8 p.m. Thursday in Sterling, and at 7 p.m. Saturday at McPherson.

Lady Jays win 3 in a row, tie for second place

After two wins of more than 20 points, the women’s team has moved from a third-place tie with Ottawa University to a second-place tie with Friends University.

The Lady Jays first defeated Bethany 74-43 on Jan. 29, led by Janelle Rust’s 19 points and 8 rebounds.

Saturday, Tabor won 83-62 Saturday against Bethel. Four Bluejays scored in double-figures, led by 19 points and 5 rebounds from Tonisha Dean. Nikki Lewis also scored 8 points, while dishing out 12 assists.

The Lady Jays play next at Sterling College at 6 p.m. Thursday in Sterling. Saturday, the women play at 5 p.m. against McPherson in McPherson.

other sports

The men and women track and field teams will compete in the KCAC indoor meet Friday and Saturday at Kansas State University.

Last modified Feb. 6, 2014

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