Seward’s Dodge City Streak Ends
Brock Kappelmann - January 29, 2023 9:00 am
After 32 wins in a row covering 17 years, Dodge City has defeated Seward in women’s basketball. In a unique circumstance, the #12 and first place Lady Conqs topped Seward 75-64 Saturday afternoon at the Dome in Dodge City for their 12th straight win. Seward handed DC3 their only conference loss on November 26.
The Lady Saints got off to a dreadful start trailing 14-2 and 17-4 before Dodge led 22-6 after one quarter. Seward did what Seward does, they used their high pressure run and jump defense to rally and pull to within nine ad 32-23 with 1:10 remaining. The Lady Conqs led 36-25 at the half. Dodge controlled the third quarter and led 56-41 after three. Seward cut into the lead in the fourth quarter and made it 66-61 with 2:02 to play and 67-62 with 1:15 to play.
SCCC endured an abysmal shooting day at the Dome in Dodge. Seward shot 25 percent from the field and 5-25 from three. They stayed in the game on defense and at the foul line as they were 31-40 at the foul line. Seward held the top shooting team in the KJCCC to 35 percent shooting. DC3 made 8-28 from three and 27-36 at the foul line. Dodge City out rebounded Seward 43-35.
Halima Salat scored 17 and De’Shawnti Thomas had 10 points and eight rebounds.
Seward is 11-11 overall and 9-7 in the Jayhawk Conference. Dodge City is 19-2 and 14-1 in the Jayhawk. Seward hosts Cloud Wednesday night at 6pm in the Green House. Saints Shoot-around at 5:45 on 107.5. Pizza Hut is the buyout sponsor.