Bethel's boys' basketball team went on the road and defeated Kolbe Cathedral in an exciting battle on Kolbe's Senior Night, 63-54 in overtime, on February 20.
Bethel fell behind 12-3 to start and battled back to 31-31 at half. The game was even at 52-52 at end of regulation. The Wildcats and pulled away in OT behind strong foul shooting and great defense. Nine of Bethel's 11 points in the extra period came from the free throw line.
Mike Schmidt scored 21, Dylan Breeland had 17 and Luke Lacey had 11 points to lead the Wildcats. Nate Correard had nine points and Kevin Legnard scored five for Bethel.
Tyrell Staples-Santos scored 15 and Da'shawn Hall-Jonson and Daniel Wellington both scored a dozen for the Kolbe Cougars.