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Bethany Christian player Abe Thorne (Truth Photo By Jon Garcia) (AP)

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Bethany losing skid reaches 12 games
Posted on Feb. 25, 2014 at 10:04 p.m.

WATERFORD MILLS — Central Noble handed Bethany Christian a 51-45 boys high school baskeball loss on Tuesday, Feb. 25, the 12th straight setback for the Bruins.

Abe Thorne and Sol Brenneman, who scored 19 and 17 points, respectively, for Bethany.

Elijah Andrews and Brock Noe scored 14 points apiece for the Cougars, who snapped a 10-game losing skid.

Central Noble 51, Bethany Christian 45

Central Noble — Brock Noe 14, Elijah Andrews 14, Connor McCoy 6, Mason Smith 6, Zach Robinson 4, Joel Cochard 4, Jeremy Coney 3, Kaleb Smith 0, Alex Storms 0, Jacob Galligher 0. Totals: 17 13-24 51.

Bethany — Abe Thorne 19, Sol Brenneman 17, Tristan Clark 3, Joseph Mumaw 2, Ethan Miller 2, Ian Bomberger 2, Noah Hochstetler 0, Ryan Duckworth 0, Joel Gerig 0, Joel Miller 0. Totals: 18 8-11 45.

Scoring By Quarters

Central Noble — 15 9 15 12 — 51

Bethany — 6 8 14 17 — 45

3-point goals: Central Noble (4) — M. Smith 2, Noe 2; Bethany (1) — Clark.

Rebounds: Central Noble (29) —McCoy 9; Bethany (25) — Brenneman 5, Thorne 5, Gerig 5.

Assists: Central Noble (4) — Noe 2; Bethany (8) — Brenneman 3.

Steals: Central Noble (6) — M. Smith 2, McCoy 2, Noe 2; Bethany (2) — Brenneman 1, Clark 1.

Turnovers: Central Noble 8, Bethany 10.

Total fouls: Central Noble 11, Bethany 21. Fouled out — Thorne.

Records: Central Noble 2-18, Bethany 3-16.

Next: Central Noble at Fairfield, Bethany at Fremont, both Friday, Feb. 28.

JV: Clinton Christian 45, Bethany Christian 42. Top scorers: Bethany — Ryan Duckworth 14, Noah Richer 13.