The Seward County Community College baseball team had impressive swings at the plate in their doubleheader sweep over Dodge City Community College on Saturday afternoon at Brent Gould Field in Liberal. The Saints won both games in 10 run-rule fashion, 18-1 in game-one and 11-0 in game-two. The Saints pitchers were also impressive allowing only one run and six hits in ten innings. The Saints improve to 26-19 overall and 14-10 in the Jayhawk West Conference. Ninth place Dodge City falls to 10-36 overall and 6-20 in the Jayhawk West.

Seward County didnít waste time scoring seven runs in the first inning on seven base hits. The offense continued with the Saints scoring six runs in the second, a run in the third and then four runs in the fourth frame.

Saints starting pitcher, Chris Holguin, struck out four batters and allowed three base hits in his complete-game five inning effort on the mound. Holguin, a Lubbock Christian University signee for next year is 7-4 with a 5.50 earned run average in his sophomore season. Holguin ranks third on the team with 55.2 innings pitched and 40 strikeouts.

The Saints hitters pounded out 18 hits in game-one behind multi-hit performances from Brian Majors (3-for-4), Jeff Brewer (3-for-4), Erik Hegstad (2-for-3), Toby Davis (3-for-4), Tanner Rindels (2-for-4), Brett Davis (2-for-3) and Kai Kirby (2-for-2). Seward collected eight extra base hits including four doubles, three triples and one home run.

In game-two Saints starting pitcher, Zeb Birch, had his best start in Jayhawk West competition, pitching a complete-game shutout with three strikeouts. Birch is now 2-4 this season pitching in 49.2 innings and striking out 45 hitters.

Majors recorded another three-hit game going 3-for-4 with an RBI in game-two. In the Saints last 15 games, Majors is batting .444 (24-for-54) with 10 RBI and nine runs scored. Majors now has 19 multi-hit games and seven games with three or more hits.

Saints designated hitter, Brad Rogers, went 3-for-3 with two runs scored and two RBI. Rogers is now batting .480 (12-for-25) with nine RBI and seven walks in Jayhawk West competition this season.

Seward County will be on the road Monday, April 17 at Barton County Community College (25-17, 16-8) at Lawson Field. The fourth place Saints and second place Cougars will play a Jayhawk West Conference doubleheader beginning at 1:00 p.m. in Great Bend.