Lady Saints Hold Off Colby to Advance to Semifinals
Brock Kappelmann - March 2, 2022 6:37 am
The Seward Lady Saints wrapped up play in the Green House Tuesday night with a 74-67 win over the Colby Lady Trojans on Pancake Day evening. The game started at 5pm so fans could attend the SCCC game and the 7 pm LHS game. Seward advances to face Hutchinson Friday at 5 in the Region 6 Tournament semifinals at Salina.
Seward built a healthy 28-13 lead in the first half. Colby came back on a 9-0 run to make it 28-22. Seward led 31-26 at the half. Seward led 50-43 after three quarters. Seward held on to win.
The Lady Saints weren’t sharp in their first game since February 19, but they got to the foul line and played good defense. Seward forced 23 Colby turnovers. The Lady Saints were just (6-35) from three point range for 17 percent. SCCC shot 35 percent from the field. Seward was 22-29 at the foul line and Colby was 12-21.
Sydney Wetlaufer led Seward with 15 points. De’Shawnti Thomas had 14. Zhane Thompson had 12. Miyah Dubose had 10 points and five rebounds.
Seward wins their 33rd consecutive game against Colby and is 22-9 overall. Colby finishes 9-21. SCCC finishes 10-3 in the Green House. Seward faces Hutchinson Friday at 5pm at the Tony’s Pizza Center in Salina. The game will air on 107.5 and the KSCB and The Legend App.