Saints in a Zone in Win Over Trojans
KSCB News - January 6, 2015 7:20 am
Seward’s zone saved the day. Seward held Colby to under 30 percent shooting as the Seward County Saints won their Jayhawk West opener 72-58 Monday night in the Green House. Seward made under 35 percent of their shots but still won handily against a Colby team coming off a big win over #13 Cloud Saturday night.
Seward made 21-25 free throws in the second half to hold off the Trojans in a game Seward led 31-20 at the half. Kevin Sims scored 17 and fouled out while Jamal Poplar added 14 points and eight rebounds and fouled out. Evan Allen added 12 points and nine boards. Starting guard Derek Dorn left the game with an ankle injury and with foul trouble the Saints were down to nine players for most of the game. The Saints have defeated Colby nine straight times and 19 times in the last 21 tries. Seward is 8-6 and 1-0 while the Trojans are 10-6 and 1-1. Seward plays at Pratt Wednesday night at about 8 on B107.5 and kscbnews.net.