Seward basketball sweeps Houston

Seward Seahawks swept the Houston during the season opener for both teams Saturday in Houston.

Jace Taylor and Matt Barron each collected 14 points for the Houston boys, but Seward came away with a 53-38 win over the Hawks. Seward opened the game with an 18-6 first-quarter run.

The Seward girls beat Houston 38-27. Savannah Wells scored 16 points to lead Houston.

Seward boys 53, Houston 48

Saturday, Houston High

Seward 18-8-12-15—53

Houston 6-16-10-16—48

Seward (53) — Marshall 1 2-3 4, Wolfe 4 4-4 13, Moore 10 5-7 26, Broughton 0 1-2 1, Jackson 1 7-8 9; Totals: 16 19-24 53.

Houston (48) — Baird 2 0-0 4, L. Taylor 2 1-2 6, Barron 4 4-7 14, Ruta 3 3-3 10, J. Taylor 5 2-3 14; Totals: 16 10-15 48.

3-point field goals: Seward 2 (Wolfe, Moore 1), Houston 6 (Barron, J. Taylor 2); Total fouls: Seward 17, Houston 23. Fouled out: Houston- J. Taylor.

Seward girls 38, Houston 27

Saturday, Houston High

Seward 10-10-4-14—38

Houston 3-7-5-12—27

Seward (38) — VonBorstel 7 4-4 18, Kromery 3 1-2 7, Jackson 1 2-2 4, Whiteshield 1 2-2 4, Clemens 1 3-7 5; Totals: 13 12-17 38.

Houston (27) — Malidore 1 0-0 2, Ruth 0 1-2 1, Wells 6 2-9 16, Apangalook 2 0-0 4, Quincy 0 4-5 4; Totals: 9 7-16 27.

3-point field goals: Seward- none; Houston- 2 (Wells 2); Total fouls: Seward 18, Houston 21.

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