Kingwood Christian tops East Memorial in tournament
FROM STAFF REPORTS
The Kingwood Christian School boys’ basketball team defeated East Memorial Christian Academy 66-58 in its opener Nov. 17 in the Prattville Christian Academy tournament.
Junior guard Andrew Whitfield led the Lions (2-0) with 23 points, including six 3-pointers. Junior Daniel Fillingim added 13 points and a team-high 11 rebounds to finish with a double-double.
Down five points at the half, the Lions outscored the Wildcats 20-12 in the third period led by Whitfield’s three 3-pointers. The Lions never relinquished the lead after shooting 72 percent from inside the arch for the game.
The Kingwood Christian School girls’ basketball team defeated East Memorial Christian Academy 46-31 in its opener Nov. 17 in the Prattville Christian Academy tournament.
Sophomore guard Madelyn Pearce led the Lions (2-0) with 17 points in the victory.
Junior point guard Blair Holsombeck and freshman center Katie Etheridge added 12 points and nine rebounds.