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Saints Stifle Cloud in Second Half

Brock Kappelmann - December 2, 2021 6:49 am

The Seward County Saints saved their best for last Wednesday night in the Green House.  Seward held the visiting Cloud Thunderbirds to 4-25 shooting (16%) in the second half in a 62-56 win.  It was Seward’s first game in a week and a half.  The Saints rallied from trailing by 14 at halftime and 16 early in the second half.

Cloud led 26-16, 31-20, and took a halftime lead or 41-27.  The T-Birds led 43-27 early in the second half.  Cloud led 48-33 before the Saints came alive.  SCCC used a 16-0 run to lead 49-48.  The game was tied 50-50 with 4:08 to play.  Seward would never trail again.

Seward won despite shooting 36 percent but held the Thunderbirds to 36 percent shooting and forcing 19 turnovers.  Malachi McReed burst onto the scene with 15 points and five rebounds.  Taye Donald had 13 points and six rebounds.

Seward is 4-3 overall and 2-1 in the KJCCC while Cloud is 5-5 overall and 1-3 in the Jayhawk.  Seward hosts Independence Saturday night at 8 in the Green House on 107.5 and the KSCB and The Legend App.  Pizza Hut is the game sponsor.


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