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The Scott Lady Highlanders used a combination of 15 team steals and a 4-1 three-point shooting tilt to take a 49-43 win over the Kingston Lady Jackets in a key District 4-AA game for both teams.
Scott started the game on a 7-0 tilt before Kingston bounced back with a 10-5 surge to make the score 12-10 at the end of the first period.
Kingston battled back in the second quarter and used a 6-1 stretch at one point in the period to take a 24-19 halftime lead.
Scott, however, came back in the third period and used a 17-6 run at one point in to take a 40-31 lead going into the final stanza.
Kingston got within four points in the final period, but the Lady 'Landers pulled away late for the 49-43 win.
Kingston had a 46-19 advantage on the boards, but lost in team steals, 15-9, and in three-pointers 4-1.
The Lady 'Landers were led by Shay Anderson (16 points, 6 steals), Lynsey Chambers (11 points), Lexi Jeffers (8 points, 7 boards), and Syrena Kries (6 points).
Kingston was led by Haley Cornellison (11 points, 12 boards), Mica Gaines (7 points, 9 boards), Brooke Smith (7 points, 8 boards), Rashanda Pankey (6 points) and Mollie Eason (6 points).
Kingston (43) Cornellison 11, Gaines 7, Smith 7, Pankey 6, Eason 6, Neal 4, Cordell 2.
Sometimes the best offense is a good defense, and such was the case for the Scott High Highlanders as they held Kingston to 27 points in a 40-27 triumph for the 'Landers.
Scott High used a 13-4 run in the opening period to take an early lead, but Kingston closed the gap to 21-14 at halftime.
Scott High extended the lead to 29-21 at the end of the third period and used an 11-6 stretch in the final period to take the 40-27 win.
Kingston had a 22-21 edge on the boards but lost in team steals 5-2.
The 'Landers were led by Jacob Sexton (13 points, 6 boards), David Layne (10 points, 5 boards), and Tyler King (10 points).
Bradly Brooks (5 assists) also played well in the win.
Kingston was led by Jordan Huddleston (6 points, 9 boards), Darrin Mossing (6 points), and Robbie Szozda (6 points).
Kingston (27) Huddleston 6, Mossing 6, Szozda 6, Fielden 4, Basler 3, Griffis 2.