By Garrett Chapman
The Lady Builders cruised to a 78-53 triumph over Kansas Wesleyan Wednesday night. This victory improves their conference record to 6-3, putting them at fourth on the KCAC table.
On the opening possession, Jordan Hobbs, senior guard, made a three point bucket to take the lead and they never looked back. The ladies started with nine unanswered points that gave them a cushion throughout the game. They never let Kansas Wesleyan within eight points.
Sophomore guard, Tiffany Rieger, led both teams in scoring with 20 points and 12 coming from behind the arch. The team shot a collective percentage of 43 from the field.
“We passed the ball well and knocked down shots. Playing great offense led to better defense. We played individual and team defense well,” said Montana Rickey, senior forward.
The Builders out rebounded Kansas Wesleyan 55-22. Jana Reichenberger, junior forward, led her team with 17 boards, nine of which were defensive.
Rickey stated, “We will continue to play hard and together. We will finish out the conference season playing our kind of basketball.”
The ladies are set to faceTabor, ranked second in the KCAC, at 5p.m. Jan. 22 in Hillsboro, Kan.