Lady Saints take 21st win against the Mavericks


Robert Forks

The Lady Saints are now No. 2 in the nation with 19-1 in conference play and 27-2 overall. (file photo)

Annette Meza, Copy Editor

The Lady Saints won to the Northwest Tech Mavericks with a 108-63 win on Feb. 20 in the greenhouse, making their winning streak 21. The Lady Saints improved to 19-1 in conference play and 27-2 overall.

The Lady Saints are now no. 2 in the nation. The victory sets up a winner-take-all showdown for the Jayhawk West title against the Hutchinson Blue Dragons Saturday at home.

After leading only 23-20 after the first quarter, Seward opened a 10-point advantage at the half. The second half was all Lady Saints, outscoring the Mavericks, 57-22, in the second half. Northwest Tech was held to just nine points in the final quarter.

N’Dea Flye had 25 points and Kiara Tharpe scored 18 for Northwest Tech, which fell to 2-18 in conference play and 2-26 overall.

The Lady Saints will play against Hutchinson for Sophomore Night. The game will tip off at 6 p.m. on Saturday Feb. 23 at the Greenhouse.