Just like the Bethel girls’ basketball team, the Franklin Monroe squad is looking to turn their program around.

The juggernaut knows as the Bethel Bees offense continued to impress in the early season, as the host Bees crushed Northeastern 87-52 last week in a non-conference basketball game.

As the teams exited the floor at halftime, Bethel coach Mark Mays and his squad could feel the momentum.

Bethel junior Caleb South scored his 1,000th career point to lead the Bees’ boys’ basketball team to an easy 61-37 win over Ansonia on Friday night.

After going to the district finals last season, expectations are high for success this winter at Bethel High School, as the Bees are not only looking to capture a prestigious Cross County Conference title, but much more hardware in the post season.

They reached their goal last year of double digit victories, and now the Bethel Bees girls’ basketball team is ready to gear up for another big season.

It was a great finish to a high school football game, as Ian Anderson blocked an Arcanum field goal attempt to preserve a week ten victory for Bethel, and giving them a 7-3 record on the season.

Bethel saw their season come to an end last week in the boys’ soccer District Finals, as they fell short against the state’s top-ranked team Summitt Country Day 6-0 to see their season come to an end.

While the season officially ended Friday night for the Bethel Bees, they wrapped up a very successful season with a 30-28 thrilling victory at Arcanum, in a game that literally came down to the final play of the game.

The sixth-seeded Bethel Bees cruised past league foe National Trail last week 12-0 to open the Division Four sectional tournament held at Bethel High School.

Gabby Behr scored the games’ lone goal in the second half, leading the Bethel girls’ soccer team to a 1-0 victory over Northwestern last week in the opening game of the Division Three soccer sectional tournament.

For the first time since 2011, the Bethel boys’ soccer team has something to celebrate.