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Miserable Week for Lady Saints Ends in Home Loss to Barton

KSCB News - February 6, 2012 6:35 am

They hope this is the worst of it. In easily the biggest upset of the Jayhawk Conference season, Barton came into the Green House and stunned sixth ranked Seward 62-57 Saturday night. It’s Barton’s first win at Seward since 2007.

Seward jumped out to a 9-0 lead and a 19-8 lead but then struggled offensively the rest of the night. Seward shot under 29 percent from the field. Seward played well for the most part on defense forcing 29 turnovers and taking 18 more shots than Barton. Seward led 23-20 at halftime.

Seward loses their second straight at home for a second consecutive season. The Lady Saints got 11 points from Mariah Lee and 10 from Kayla Thomas.

Barton’s Blair Bloomfield had 23 points and 10 rebounds.

Seward is 18-4 overall and 7-2 in the Jayhawk West while Barton is 14-9 overall and 4-5 in the Jayhawk West.

Seward plays at Colby Wednesday night at 6 p.m. on B107.5 and

Sat. Feb. 4
D2#1 Johnson Co def D2#4 Highland 88-44**
Cowley def Fort Scott 90-37*
Labette def Neosho County 76-63*
#2 Hutchinson def Dodge City 79-44*
Garden City def Butler 49-48*
Allen def Kansas City KS 64-58*
#16 Independence def Coffeyville 64-52*
Barton def #6 Seward County 62-57*
Colby at Cloud County* (Postponed)
Hesston at Southeast Nebraska (Postponed)


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