Lady Saints Return to the Court to Pound Pratt
Brock Kappelmann - January 18, 2022 6:51 am
Playing for the first time in nine days, the Seward Lady Saints beat the Pratt Lady Beaver 73-49 Monday night in Pratt’s Beaver Dome. Seward hadn’t played since January 8 when they defeated Hutchinson. Health and safety protocols halted their scheduled game January 12 at Coffeyville.
The game was tight in the first quarter as Seward grabbed an 18-15 lead after one. Seward clamped down on Pratt in the second quarter 17-5. It was 35-20 SCCC at the half. Seward also dominated the third quarter 22-7 and led 57-27 after three quarters. Seward’s Sanaa Smith injured her back on a controversial play. Seward’s bench reacted as they saw that a Pratt player kicked Smith while she was down. Coach Todd Ciochetto was issued a technical after the injury. Seward led by as many as 32 at 59-27 and won 73-49.
Seward shot 45 percent and held Pratt to 29 percent from the field. Seward out rebounded Pratt 35-30. Halima Salat led the Lady Saints with 18 points and made 6-16 three pointers. Sierra Lynch had 14 points and eight assists. Zhane Thompson added 10.
Seward wins their 57th in the past 58 meeting against Pratt. Seward is 12-6 overall and 8-4 in the Jayhawk while Pratt is 2-13 overall and 1-10 in the KJCCC. Seward hosts Butler Wednesday night at 6 with Saints Shoot-around at 5:45 on 107.5 and the KSCB and The Legend App. Bank of Beaver City is the game sponsor.