The Seward County Community College women's basketball team will play at the Garden City Community College Classic on Nov. 24-25, at the Perryman Center on the campus of GCCC. Seward County takes a 35 game non-conference winning streak into competition this weekend where they will face Williston State College on Friday and McCook Community College on Saturday. The Lady Saints will play at 2:00 p.m. both days at the GCCC Classic. Seward County won two games last weekend at the Wendy’s Classic in Liberal, improving their overall record to 6-0 this season.

Seward County currently leads the Region VI in four team statistical categories including offensive field goal percentage (.464), defensive field goal percentage (.285), offensive rebounds (20.5 rpg.) and steals (23.8 spg.). With victories over several competitive junior college programs, Seward County has averaged defeating their opponents by 28 points per game.

The Lady Saints have been led by several players in their 6-0 start to the season. Freshman Tegan Cunningham is the leading scorer this season averaging 15.5 points per game, and is averaging near a double-double with 9.5 rebounds per game. Sophomore Ilda Chambe is averaging a double-double with 11.8 points and 11.3 rebounds per game this season. Sophomore Chelsea Blackshear is among team leaders averaging 10.8 points per game, and is leading the team with 26 assists and has committed only eight turnovers in six games played this season.

Williston State College (3-2 overall), competes in the Mon-Dak Conference during the regular season and in the NJCAA Region XIII. The Lady Tentons were 22-8 overall last season, and return as the No. 3 pre-season ranked team in the Region XIII. This season, WSC has defeated Northwest College (88-48), Dawson C.C. (80-57), and North Dakota State (57-51). Williston State has received top performances this season from Kia Herbel (18.5 ppg. and 10.0 rpg.) and Kayla Barenthsen (14.0 ppg. and 6.5 apg.). Barenthsen finished her freshman season as the No. 6 ranked free-throw shooter in the nation (37-for-43- .861). Additionally, Williston State was the nation’s 7th best three-point percentage shooting team in 2005-2006, shooting .373 from long range (255-for-683).

McCook Community College (0-2) competes in the Region IX with programs from Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska. The Lady Indians have reported two results this season after a 55-50 loss against Snow College (overtime), and a 76-60 loss at home against Yavapai College. No player statistics have been submitted for McCook this season. In 2005-2006, McCook finished their season in 11th place with a 10-19 overall record in the NJCAA Region IX.

Seward County’s game on Saturday, Nov. 25 against McCook Community College at 2:00 p.m. will be broadcasted live by KSCB Sportscaster Brock Kappelmann. The game can be heard by going to www.kscb.net and clicking on KSCB LIVE, or locally by listening to KSCB 1270 AM. Lady Saints pre-game will begin at 1:45 p.m.