Hutch Shuts Down Saints
Brock Kappelmann - February 28, 2021 8:18 am
It was Hutchinson’s defense which was the difference Saturday night in the Green House. The Blue Dragons held the Saints to under 29 percent shooting (19-66) as Hutch beat Seward 73-56 in front of a small gathering in Liberal. Since Seward’s 22 point win over Butler the last time they played at home, they have lost four straight. The Blue Dragons have won six of the last seven over the Saints in the Green House.
Hutchinson led 15-6, 23-10, and 25-12 before leading 32-23 at the half. The Blue Dragons led by as 19 in the second half. The game was never close.
Hutch shot 46 percent from the field while the Saints shot 29 percent. The Dragons out rebounded the Saints 42-37. SCCC was just 4-23 from three point range while Hutch was 4-16. Seward was 14-26 at the foul line and Hutch was 19-30.
Stephen Takyi led the Saints with 13. Erik Pratt added 10.
Seward falls to 2-6 and 2-1 at home. Hutch is 8-3 and 7-3 in the Jayhawk West. Seward hosts Garden City Wednesday night at 8 on B107.5 and kscbnews.net.