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.