Saints fall to the trojans


Rubi Gallegos

The Seward Saints mens basketball team are ranked No. 13 in the nation with a 16-4 overall record but 9-2 in the jayhawk conference. (file photo)

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

The No. 13 Seward Saints fall to the Colby Trojans with a score of 77-72 on Jan 23. This game broke a nine-game conference win streak, which leaves the team at 16-4 overall and 8-2 in the Jayhawk conference.

The game was a close one with Seward first taking the lead but Colby caught up with a lead of 16-13 in the first seven minutes.  

Seward remained behind, with the Trojans making several three pointers putting them ahead of the Saints with 38-34 by halftime.

Towards the end of the game, Colby hit more three pointers to win 77-72.

Mohamed Selmi led five Saints who reached double-figures with 17 points. He also added eight rebounds. Montrevion Flowers (13 pts), Reggie Miller (11 pts), Isiah Small (11 pts) and Marco Morency (10 pts) each reached the ten point mark as well.

The Seward Saints will be back on the court Jan. 26 in the greenhouse beginning at 8 p.m. Free tickets are available at Ruffinos Italian Restaurant, Jac’s Kitchen, Billy’s, Rapid Fit, Gliks, North Hutch’s, and North Pizza Hut thanks to Ruffinos and Seaboard Foods.