Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

Area Sports

February 7, 2013

Panthers keep District top spot with win over Kingston

CROSSVILLE — The Stone Memorial basketball teams made their last regular season trip to Kingston Tuesday for a pair of District 4AA games with the Yellow Jackets.

Coach Neil Capps’ Panthers remained on top of the district with a 77-50 victory over the Yellow Jackets, will the Lady Panthers fell 66-59 to the Lady Jackets.

SMHS 77, Kingston 50

Going into Thursday night’s make-up game with Scott County, the Panthers were 7-1, followed by Alcoa (7-2), CAK (6-3), Kingston (3-6), Loudon (3-6) and Scott County (0-8).

These remaining games will affect the standings — Scott County at SMHS, Kingston at SMHS, Alcoa at Scott County and Loudon at CAK. These game were postponed over the last couple of weeks because of ice and snow.

SMHS led 15-13 after the first quarter and stretched the deficit to 36-23 at the break with a 21-10 second quarter. The Panthers outscored Kingston 41-27 in the second half for the victory.

Leading scorers for the Panthers were Gage Spence (two points), Brock Rowan 18), Tyler Yoder (17), Justin Simmons (15), Luke Matthews (16 points), Brandon Thomas (four points) and Mitchell Ball (five points).

Kingston 66, SMHS 59: After Tuesday night’s action, Alcoa leads the district at 8-1, followed by CAK (7-2), Loudon (5-4), Kingston (4-5), SMHS (1-7) and Scott County (1-7), but this could change after the following games are played — Scott County at SMHS, Kingston at SMHS, Alcoa at Scott County and Loudon at CAK, before the district tournament opens next weekend at Kingston.

Kingston led 19-16 after one quarter, but the Lady Panthers outscored the Lady Jackets 19-16 in the second quarter to tie the game at 35-35 at the break.

Kingston outscored SMHS 31-24 in the second half for the victory.

Leading the Lady Panthers were Tiffany Cokkinias (nine points, three rebounds, two assists, seven steals), Jordan Thompson (two points), Emily Bryant, Jacki Livesay (eight points, one rebound, two assists, one steal), Kirsten Potter (15 points, five rebounds, two steals), Faith Van Ruden (10 points, three rebounds, two assists, two steals), Abby Griffin (one point, one assist, four steals), Courtney White (10 points, four rebounds, three steals), Sidney Early (one rebound, one steal) and Makayla Kington (four points, two rebounds, one assist, one steal).

The Lady Panthers were 22 of 59 from the field and nine of 12 from the charity stripe with 19 rebounds, eight assists, 21 steals and 15 turnovers.

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