Seward Takes 3-0 Victory Over Colby

Brock Kappelmann - March 5, 2021 6:21 am

Kenny Hernandez

LIBERAL, Kan.- Seward County Community College defeats Colby Community College in straight sets with set scores 25-18, 25-22, and 25-12. The No. 10 Lady Saints improve to 13-4 overall and 8-1 in conference play. The freshman Seyun Park led Seward County with 11 kills, two solo blocks, and a service ace.

In the first set, the Lady Saints trailed early 3-0 but quickly took the lead 10-4 after a Seyun Park middle solo block. The Trojans pushed back with a 7-4 run to trail just 14-11. Gabriela Badilla served for the Lady Saints and tallied three points in a row to take an 18-11 advantage. Seward continued to control the set and Brooke Katen put away one of her three kills for set point.

With a set advantage, Seward County would be challenged in the second set as the Trojans looked to even up the match. The Lady Saints were the first to get to double digits and led the Trojans 10-7 after an attack error by Colby. There were 10 lead ties in the set and the final tie occurred at 20-20. Both teams exchanged points for the duration of the set and neither team looked to budge. Seward County closed out the set on a 5-2 run to win the second set.

For the final set, the Lady Saints went on cruise control and jumped out to a 10-5 lead with a Badilla kill. Seward went on another 10-5 run to take a 20-10 advantage in the set. Ileim Terrero ended the match on a final kill from the middle of the court for the Lady Saints to claim the victory.

the Lady Saints’ other kill leaders were Ariana Arciniega with 9, Gabriela Badilla, and Ana Branioni had six kills apiece.

Seward County will be back in action on Monday, March 8th at Dodge City Community College.

 

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