The Seward County Community College baseball team dropped a Jayhawk West Conference doubleheader at Garden City Community College on Sunday afternoon. The Saints were swept 7-2 and 15-5 (five innings) by the Broncbusters at Williams Stadium in Garden City. The Saints committed six errors and issued 12 walks/hit by pitches in Sunday’s doubleheader. Seward County falls to 21-16 overall and 9-7 in the Jayhawk West Conference.

Garden City scored three earned runs in game-one off Saints starting pitcher, Brett Davis. Seward County committed three errors and Davis issued five walks and two hit by pitches in the 7-2 loss.

The Saints were led offensively by lead-off hitter, Brian Majors (2-for-4) and third baseman, Toby Davis (1-for-3, double, RBI). Seward County out hit Garden City in game-one 7-5.

In game-two, the Saints tied the score 5-5 after scoring three runs in the fourth inning highlighted by a two-run triple by shortstop, Jeff Brewer. The Broncbusters then broke the game open scoring eight runs in the bottom of the fourth inning on five base hits, two Saints errors and four walks/hit by pitches to give them a 13-5 lead.

Garden City tacked on two additional runs in the fifth inning to end the game 15-5, due to the ten-run mercy rule.

Saints starting pitcher, Chris Holguin was issued the loss giving up 11 runs (seven earned), nine hits and one walk in 3.1 innings on the mound.

Brewer went 1-for-3 with two RBI and Stu Schlemeyer went 1-for-2 with two runs scored and a double to lead the Saints hitters.

In the Saints last ten games since returning from Phoenix, they have a 5-5 record against Jayhawk West opponents. In those ten games, the Saints have committed 21 errors and the SCCC pitching staff has allowed 39 walks and 18 hit by pitches.

Seward County will be back at home on Wednesday, April 5, against Barton County Community College for a 3:00 p.m. Jayhawk West Conference doubleheader at Brent Gould Field on the campus of Seward County Community College.