Colin Meiler netted 14 points and Ben Pfeiff collected 10 Thursday night, propelling Bethel to a 53-47 triumph over Lindsay in the first round of the Jones Tournament.

JONES — Colin Meiler netted 14 points and Ben Pfeiff collected 10 Thursday night, propelling Bethel to a 53-47 triumph over Lindsay in the first round of the Jones Tournament.

Meier was true on two 3-point field goals as Bethel improved to 8-7.

The game was tied at 27 at halftime.

Anthony Franklin added a trey for the Wildcats.

Bethel will square off against Tecumseh in today’s 4:40 semifinals.

Girls

Despite 16 points from Kirsten Winters and 14 points from Kelsie Wood, Bethel dropped a 59-55 first-round decision to Lindsay.

Bethel was outscored 20-17 in the final quarter.

Maegen Bartee was Lindsay’s leading scorer with 21.

Bethel drops into today’s 12:40 p.m. consolation game against Centennial.

Note: Report compiled by contributing writer Fred Fehr.