Pratt Sets School Record for 3 Pointers in a Game
Brock Kappelmann - April 1, 2021 7:07 am
Erik Pratt went off. The Seward freshman made 10-12 three pointers to carry the Seward County Saints over the Pratt Beavers 81-72 Wednesday night in the Green House. It was Seward’s final home game and the return to the bench for coach Jason Sautter. The Saints were the only Jayhawk West team to sweep the Beavers who had won five in a row before the game.
Pratt jumped out early on Seward as they buried six of their first eight three pointers. Pratt led 19-16 at the media time out and took a pair of nine point leads at 30-21 and 34-25 and led 37-30 at the half. An Erik Pratt 3 tied the game at 44-44 before Seward took a 47-46 lead on an Aha Sillah three pointer. Another Pratt 3 gave the Saints a 62-54 lead. Seward had nine point leads of 63-54, 68-59, and 70-61 before leading 71-61 and 74-64.
Erik Pratt scored 34 points and grabbed seven rebounds. He made a school record 10 three pointers. He was 10-12 from 3. He passed Michael Tyree (2007) and Terrell Alfred (2018) who had made eight three’s in a game. Sam Henderson added 12 while DJ Molett and Ahamadou Sillah had 10 a piece.
Seward shot 42 percent and mad 13-22 three pointers and 18-31 at the foul line. Pratt shot 46 percent and made 6-18 three pointers and 14-22 at the foul line. Pratt had 24 turnovers. Seward out rebounded Pratt 39-35.
Seward is 8-12 officially after forfeiting three games. They won six of their last eight games actually played. Pratt is 8-11. Seward plays on the road in the Region 6 Tournament Monday night.