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No. 18 Lady Saints advances to the semifinals of the Region VI tournament

No. 18 Lady Saints advances to the semifinals of the Region VI tournament

DODGE CITY, Kan.- Seward County Community College women's basketball defeated Colby Community College 63-46 on Saturday night to advance to the semifinals of the Region VI tournament. Leilani Augmon provided 16 points, five rebounds to lead the Lady Saints to victory. Seward will face off against Butler Community College on Monday scheduled tip-off is for 3 PM at the United Wireless Arena in Dodge City. 

Both teams struggled offensively in the first quarter and after the first two minutes, the Lady Saints led 9-6. Colby connected on 2 of 18 from the field and Seward shot just 4 of 11 from the field. 

In the second quarter, the Lady Saints started to separate themselves from the Trojans with a full-court press. Seward had four steals in the quarter that led to transition baskets and they took a 28-19 lead at halftime. Alanis Hill came off the bench and led Seward with six points in the first half.

Augmon came out in the third quarter and scored ten points and shot 4 of 6 from the field. Seward cruised in the 3rd and 4th quarters to claim victory and a spot in the semifinals of the Region VI tournament. 

The Trojans were paced by Nyrobi Pillers with 16 points, seven rebounds, and two block shots. Afiya Vincent added a double-double with 14 points and 16 rebounds.

The Lady Saints also had Karolina Szydlowska with 12 points and Hill added 11 points.

Seward will take on Butler Community College in the Region VI semifinals Monday at 3 PM in Dodge City.