The Seward County Community College women’s basketball team won their 21st consecutive game this season in a 100-63 victory over Pratt Community College in the Beaver Dome in Pratt, Kan. Seward County outscored Pratt 53-23 in the second-half, and had six players score in double-figures. Freshman Chontaye Walter scored a career-high 27 points (12-for-16 field goals) and recorded a game-high nine assists for Seward County. The No. 3 first-place Lady Saints outscored Pratt 43-4 in points off turnovers, and improves to 21-0 overall and 7-0 in the Jayhawk West Conference. The seventh-place Lady Beavers fall to 4-17 overall and 1-6 in the Jayhawk West.

Seward County shot 50 percent from the field in the first-half, but weren’t able pull completely away from Pratt until after halftime. Pratt stayed in the game early on, cutting the SCCC lead to only two points (32-30) with 6:24 remaining in the first-half.

The Lady Saints erupted shooting the basketball in the second-half, hitting 56 percent of their shots (20-for-36). The Lady Saints defense also came alive in the second-half forcing 21 Lady Beaver turnovers. Pratt committed a total of 30 turnovers for the game.

Every player who entered the game for both teams scored at least two points. Both Seward County and Pratt played only seven players each, with the Lady Saints bench out-scoring Pratt’s 21-9.

Seward County was also led by freshman shooting guard Audra Binford, who scored 19 points, and made 5-of-10 from behind the three-point arc. Binford has now made five three-point buckets in three games this season.

SCCC freshman Tegan Cunningham scored 14 second-half points, and posted 16 points for the game. Cunningham, the Lady Saints leading scorer this season (15.9 ppg.) was 6-for-6 from the free-throw line and pulled down seven rebounds. SCCC was also led by Chelsea Blackshear (12 points and nine assists), Taushelle Rushing (14 points and three steals) and Jennifer Noel (10 points and seven rebounds).

Pratt was led by Nyse Pinks (23 points and nine rebounds) and Elizabeth Friesen (15 points and 13 rebounds).

Seward County will take on Colby Community College (7-14, 3-4 Jayhawk West) on Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the Colby Community Building in Colby, Kan. The Lady Saints and Lady Trojans are set for a 6 p.m. Jayhawk West Conference tip-off.