Lady Saints Take Down 1st Place Independence
Brock Kappelmann - February 4, 2022 9:12 am
The Seward Lady Saints won their eighth straight game Thursday afternoon in Independence. Seward took down #23 ranked and first place Indy 80-75 in the ICC Field House. The game was moved to Thursday after it was postponed on Wednesday forcing Seward to stay for an extra day.
Zhane Thompson led Seward with 22 points and connecting on 7 of 13 three pointers. Hulda Joaquim and Halima Salat added 11 a piece. Seward made 14-34 (41%) of their 3’s and won despite going 12-21 at the free throw line.
Seward led 20-18 after one and out scored the Lady Pirates 30-19 in the second quarter for a 50-37 halftime lead. Independence out scored Seward 26-17 in the fourth quarter to make it close and eventually tie the game.
Seward is 18-6 overall and 14-4 in the Jayhawk as Independence falls to 18-5 overall and 14-3 in the KJCCC. Seward hosts Garden City Saturday night at 6 in the Green House with Saints Shoot-around at 5:45 on 107.5 and the KSCB and The Legend App. Conestoga is the game sponsor and tickets are available at Brickhouse.