Lady Saints beat Broncbusters, sweep three games


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The Lady Saints are now 23-2 overall and 14-0 in conference play after beating the Garden City Broncbusters. This would make it their 15th win in a row this season.


The Lady Saints extended their winning streak to 53 games in the Jayhawk conference  when they beat Garden City Community College Oct. 21. The Saints swept three quick sets, 25-16, 25-14 and 25-6. The ladies are now 14-0 in conference play and 23-2 overall. They are currently ranked No. 3 in the nation.

Seward struggled in the first two sets with uncharacteristic mistakes and let Garden City hang around.

The Lady Saints stormed out to a 6-0 lead in the first set before letting the Broncbusters back in the game. Seward only held a one point lead at 10-9 and 17-16 before it ran off eight straight points to end the contest.

In the second set, the Lady Saints were sloppy and trailed 10-7 before getting on track and eventually overmatching the Broncbusters. Seward turned the three-point deficit into an 11-point victory as it outscored Garden City 18-4 the rest of the game.

In the third and final set, the Lady Saints finally gave the fans what they were accustomed to seeing. Seward jumped out to an 8-1 lead and, this time, never looked back, burying Garden City en route to the easy victory.

Yanlis Feliz had 15 kills and Djuly Schmorantz had 12 kills and five aces to pace the Lady Saints.

Seward takes to the road and plays at Pratt Community College at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.