Boys Basketball Sectional


Bethany bows in semis.

Bethany lost to eventual sectional champion Blackhawk Christian 52-50 in semifinal action. Bethany had defeated Blackhawk Christian in the regular season. The team struggled early, getting behind by as many as 14 points in the second quarter and trailed by 10 at halftime. A strong surge in the third quarter evened the score. Bethany took a three point lead with about 3 minutes to go in the game before Blackhawk came back to tie the game. Bethany had the ball with 20 seconds left in a time game, but a turnover turned into an uncontested Blackhawk lay up for the final score. The team finished 14-8 on the season which included ten straight wins before the loss to Blackhawk Christian.
In the first round of sectionals, Bethany easily defeated Keystone 79-58 behind Seth Kauffman's career-high 34 points.