Saints Break in the Green House with Win Over Trinidad State
Brock Kappelmann - November 10, 2021 7:19 am
The Seward County Saints won their home opener Tuesday night in the Green House. The Saints took down Trinidad State 85-72 in coach Rylee Hernandez’s first game as head coach of the Saints at home.
Seward came out ready and took leads of 14-5 and 21-12. The Trinidad State Trojans, playing in the Green House for the first time since November 16 of 2007, countered and claimed a 35-25 lead. The Saints raced into the locker room after Erik Pratt beat the buzzer with a three pointer to give the “Guys in Green” a 41-38 lead at the half.
The Saints held the Trojans in check in the second half as Trinidad shot 39 percent and went 1-11 from three point range. The Saints led by as many as 17 (84-67 ) on the way to the win.
Seward sizzled from beyond the arc going 17-31. SCCC won despite being out rebounded 46-26. Seward was 8-14 from the foul line but Trinidad was 13-24 and did not take advantage. Erik Pratt had 19. Jaylin Henderson scored 15. Wilson Dubinsky had a 14 point game. Taye Donald added 12.
Seward is 2-1 and Trinidad is 1-3. Seward hosts Western Nebraska Saturday night at 6 in the Green House. Pepsi is the game sponsor. Saints Shoot-around at 5:45 on B107.5 and the KSCB and the Legend App.