The Hesston College women’s basketball team had a strong showing at Yost Center on Wednesday, Jan. 29, cruising past visiting Fort Scott (Kan.) CC for a 79-53 Region VI win. The win – Hesston’s sixth in its last seven games – gives the Larks a 12-10 overall record and 2-1 mark in region play.

Nikki Lowry (Colorado Springs) logged an impressive double double (14 points, 13 rebounds) while Makayla Ladwig (Wichita, Kan.) led in scoring with 17. Sydni Carter (Muskogee, Okla.) added 10 points.

Up 39-22 at the half, Hesston shot 56 percent (14-25) from the floor after the break to coast to the win. The Larks converted 50.8 percent for the game.
Hesston travels to Kansas City Kansas CC for a 2 p.m. tip on Saturday, Feb. 1.