Seward County Community College sophomore womenís basketball player Tegan Cunningham broke the Lady Saintsí all-time record for career points scored on Saturday night in a 64-58 victory over Garden City Community College at the Green House. Cunningham, a NJCAA and WBCA First Team All-American, scored 14 points, to give her 1,281 career points, eclipsing former Lady Saint Jamie Talbertís (1,274, 1998-2000) previous all-time mark. The victory marks the 20th of the season for Seward County, marking the 16th straight season that the Lady Saintsí program has won at least 20 games. Seward remains in a tie for second-place in the Jayhawk West and is now 20-8 overall and 11-3 in conference play. Garden City drops to 10-18 overall and to 5-9 in the Jayhawk West.

Cunninghamís career milestone came on her first field goal in the second half. She finished first-half competition with six points (2-of-11 shooting) and five rebounds as the Lady Saints led 31-25 at intermission. Garden City held the lead until the 11:09 mark in the first half, when Seward County freshman LaNell Taylor made a 3-pointer to give the Lady Saints a 16-14 advantage.

Seward County finished the half leading Garden City, 31-25. Garden City sophomore guard Whitnie Young led all players at halftime with 14 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the field.

Cunningham broke the all-time career scoring record with a runner in the lane at the 16:31 mark in the second half, to give Seward County a 33-27 lead. Cunningham finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds, giving her 25 career double-doubles, and 64 games (66 total games played) where she has scored in double figures.

The Lady Busters took the lead one additional time in the second half, and cut the Lady Saintsí lead to three points (45-42) at the 8:08 mark. Despite shooting for their worst percentage this season (.318), the Lady Saints were able to hold onto their 11th conference victory.

Seward County was out-rebounded for the seventh straight game (44-46), but was consistent at the free throw line making 18-of-20 (.900) on the night. Sophomore guard Audra Binford knocked down two 3-pointers and finished with 13 points, three rebounds and two assists. Freshman point guard Stephani Rhoten also scored in double figures with 12 points, including 5-of-6 from the free throw line. Rhoten led all players with seven assists and four steals.

Young finished with a game-high 18 points for Garden City. Freshman post Janel Durler tallied 12 points and six rebounds while Trista Schmidt led all players with 13 boards, and she added five points and five assists.

The Lady Saints will finish Jayhawk West play on the road starting on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Pratt Community College (8-18, 5-8) for a 6 p.m. tip-off at the Beaver Dome in Pratt, Kan.