By Angel Vadillo
Saturday night’s game between the Builders and the Bethel College Threshers was resolved on a last-second shot. The Builders fell 64-62 in their final regular season game in North Newton. Bethel arrived with a 4-14 record in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference.
They came into the game with six consecutive losses and a 9-8 record in the KCAC.
Throughout the entire game, the two teams were always close and no team had a more than 10-point lead. The first half finished with the Threshers on top 35-29.
In the second half, the Builders were able to outscore the Threshers scoring 33 points to 29 by the Threshers. This made the final score 64-62. Eric Regier, senior guard, scored the last second basket to give the Threshers the victory over the Builders.
Tyler Shirley, sophomore guard, led the all scorers with 17 points. Koury Clayton, junior forward, finished with 16 and Ethan Randolph, senior forward, ended with 13.
The Builders now are seeded in the fifth position getting ready to face the fourth place Tabor College Bluejays. The game for the quarterfinal of the KCAC tournament will be Thursday Feb. 23 at Tabor.
Angel Vadillo is a freshman majoring in communication. You may e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.