Seward County Community College moved its current conference winning streak to six games with a 75-61 victory over Dodge City Community College on Saturday night at the Dodge City Civic Center. The Saints scored 23 points off 19 Dodge City turnovers and had four players score in double figures. Seward County sophomore Ervin Williams led the Saints with 19 points, shooting 9-of-11 from the field with five rebounds and two blocked shots. The second-place Saints improve to 19-4 overall and to 7-2 in the Jayhawk West. The Conquistadors drop to 10-12 overall and to 2-7 in conference play.

The game stayed close in the first half with the Saints posting their largest lead, 27-20, at the 3:13 mark. Reggie Chamberlain led the Saints with 12 points in the opening half while shooting 5-of-5 from the free throw line. The Saints held a 31-27 lead at halftime, despite shooting just 38 percent from the field.

Williams got the Saints rolling after halftime as he scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half. Seward County led by four points, 42-38, when Saintsí head coach Bryan Zollinger called a timeout at the 13:13 mark. The Saints answered going on an 18-7 run to take a 60-45 lead with 7:22 remaining.

Seward Countyís lead remained in double figures the rest of the game, and the Saints led by as many as 20 points on two occasions in the final three minutes of the game. Seward County finished the game shooting 49 percent from the field, which includes a 59 percent shooting effort in the second half. The Saints, meanwhile, committed a season-low four turnovers that led to only six points for Dodge City. It was also the sixth straight game that Seward County has had at least three players finish in double-figure scoring.

During the Saintsí six game winning streak, Seward County has shot at least 46 percent from the floor in every game. In addition, the Saints are a perfect 18-0 this season when they shoot for a higher percentage than their opponents.

Chamberlain finished with 17 points, and he led all players with four assists and four steals. SCCC sophomore Nick Burns collected 14 points, four rebounds and three steals, and sophomore Darko Cohadarevic tallied 12 points and seven rebounds.

Dodge City was led once again by 6-foot-6 sophomore Ty Patterson. The Anderson, S.C. native scored a game-high 22 points, including 6-of-10 from 3-point territory. In two games against SCCC this season, Patterson averaged 26.5 points per game, and he made 13 three-point field goals. DCCC sophomore Jase Herl added a double-double with 12 points and a game-high 11 rebounds, and Mason Felter scored in double figures with 14 points.

The Saints will now prepare for a Jayhawk West showdown on Wednesday, Feb. 6, against first-place Hutchinson Community College (17-5, 7-1) for a 7:30 p.m. tip-off at the Green House. The Blue Dragons were idle on Saturday evening, after dropping their first conference game of the season last weekend on the road at Cloud County C.C.