Odessa Overwhelms Lady Saints

Brock Kappelmann - November 24, 2019 7:43 am

In the final day of an event which is supposed to pit the top teams in the country against each other, the Seward Lady Saints show that they have a long way to go.  The #24 Odessa Lady Wranglers dominated #5 Seward 59-34 Saturday afternoon at the Chaparral Center in Midland in the final day of the WNIT.

Odessa jumped out to a 10-0 lead and led 10-2 after one quarter.  Seward didn’t have a field goal until 11:41 had been played.  Seward still crept closer due to their defense and trailed 18-15 and trailed 24-19 a the half.  The Lady Saints cut the Odessa lead to 24-23 but saw the Lady Wranglers finish the quarter on a 13-4 run.  Their run would extend to 22-4 into the fourth quarter.  Seward was out scored 22-7 in the fourth quarter.

Seward shot 19.7 percent (12-61).  Odessa bullied Seward with 12 blocked shots while SCCC did not block a shot.

Seward is 5-2 and finishes 1-2 in the WNIT.  Odessa is 9-3.  It was the first meeting between the two since they played four years ago in Midland in a Seward 57-45 win.  Seward hosts Butler in a rematch of last years Region 6 title game.  They play Tuesday at 5 in the Green House.  Saints Shootaround at 4:45 on 107.5 and kscbnews.net.  El Kan Drug and the Registry and Flower Basket are the buyout sponsors.

 

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