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Scott takes two from Kingston

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By Brody Jones

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.

Boys Game

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.