Kingston sweeps Midway

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By Brody Jones

The Kingston Lady Jackets led wire-to-wire Friday night with a 62-29 triumph over the Midway Lady Waves. 

Kingston started the game on a 10-0 tilt en route to an early 18-6 lead after one period of play. 

An 11-5 surge through the second period made the score 29-11 at halftime. 

Midway scored the first three points of the third period before giving up a 15-2 run to make the score 44-16 going into the final stanza. 

Thanks to a 13-6 run at one point, the Lady Jackets took the 62-29 win. 

Kingston had an over-whelming 48-23 tilt on the boards, a 14-8 surge in team steals, and a 5-2 advantage in three-point shooting. 

Kingston was led by Haley Cornellison (11 points, 13 boards), Makisha Fuller (10 points, 11 boards), Christina Neal (9 points)  and Mollie Eason (8 points).

Mica Gaines (6 points, 6 boards), Makayla Cordell (6 points)  and Brooke Smith (6 boards) also played well in the win. 

Midway was led in the loss by Hayley Roberson (9 points, 7 boards), who scored her 1,000th career point as a Lady Wave.

Halie Wiley (7 points) and Allyson Klinker (6 points) along with Darian Shultz (5 boards) had key contributions for Midway.

Kingston (62) Cornellison 11, Fuller 10, Neal 9, Eason 8, Gaines 6, Cordell 6, Partello 4, Langley 3, Smith 2, Blaine-Oran 2, Pankey 1.

Midway (29) Roberson 9, Wiley 7, Klinker 6, Barger 4, Whitehead 2, Shultz 1.

Boys Game

The lethal combination of Kingston’s Aaron Fielden and Jordan Huddleston proved to be too much for Midway as the Jackets rolled to a 60-35 win over the Green Wave. 

Kingston took an early 7-5 lead at the end of the first period and used a 14-6 second period tilt to build a 21-11 halftime lead. 

Midway would score the first three points and the last two points of the third period, but in between there was a 21-6 run by the Jackets to make the score 44-22 at the end of the third period. 

In the final stanza, Kingston stretched their winning margin to 60-35.

Kingston had a 40-31 edge on the boards and a 9-8 edge in team steals.

Kingston was led by Fielden (17 points) and Huddleston (15 points, 6 boards). 

Derek Basler (6 points, 7 boards) and Tyler Franklin (6 points) also had key contributions in the scoring department while Brandon Griffis (6 boards) and Darrin Mossing (5 boards) each had pivotal roles in the win. 

Midway was led by Adam Houser (8 points, 5 boards) and Caleb Ruffner (7 points, 8 boards). 

Thomas Viar had five boards in the loss.

Kingston (60) Fielden 17, Huddleston 15, Basler 6, Franklin 6, Szozda 5, Griffis 5, Mossing 4, Clower 2.

 Midway (35) Houser 8, Ruffner 7, Jarvis 4, Manning 4, Viar 3, Parkison 3, Lyle 3, Clower 2, Moore 1.