The Lady Builders kicked off Thanksgiving Break the right way with a 68-60 win against Bethany College on Tuesday.

Kayla Demel, senior guard, led the team with 14 points in the game, followed by Kenzi Taylor, senior guard, with 11 points and Me’Shelle Parker, senior guard, with 10 points.

Mandy Adams, junior post, tallied 10 rebounds and Kenzi Taylor added 9 rebounds to total 19 of the game’s 45 rebounds.

The Swedes went into halftime with a 32-28 lead but Southwestern ended up with the 8 point lead at the end of the game to add another win to their 6-2 record (2-1 KCAC).

The Lady Builders will play next at 7 p.m. on Nov. 29 at College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Mo.

Kylie Stamper is a senior majoring in communication. You may email her at