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Indy Ends Saints Season

Brock Kappelmann - February 26, 2020 11:17 pm

The Saints season is over.  The Independence Pirates beat the Seward County Saints 84-74 Wednesday night at ICC Fieldhouse Independence.  One year after winning the school’s sixth Region 6 title, the Saints are knocked out in the first round for the first time since 2017.
The guys in green hinge tough in the first half and trailed 38-36 at intermission.  But the Pirates took off in the second half making 10-12 three pointers.  They were 15-27from three point range.  Indy shot 51 percent while the Saints shot 44 percent.  The Pirates out rebounded SCCC 39-21.  Independence had 13 offensive rebounds with nine coming in the first half.
Roy Clarke scored 12 to lead the Saints.  Rostic Novitskyi had 11.  Kyle Cardaci and Greg Johnson dropped in 10 a piece.
Seward finishes 17-14 for their third staight winning season.  Independence is 23-8.



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