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TKA Middle School Boys Finish Season as KISL Champions
The King’s Academy Middle School Boys Basketball team concluded their season with three tournament games last week.
In the quarterfinal game, the Lions were led by Josh Ayers’ 21 points. Brady Jeffers added 7 points in the game.
In the semi-final game, Ben Knight led the team from inside the paint and on both ends of the floor with 13 points, 14 rebounds, and a season high 8 blocked shots.
In the championship game, the Lions faced an eight point half time deficit at 26-18. In the second half, the defense fueled a furious comeback in which the Lions poured in 44 points to claim the league title in an exciting 62-48 win. Nathaniel Hall led TKA with 18 points, 7 assists, and 6 steals. Adrian Maduafokwa played shutdown defense and scored 10 points while recording 4 rebounds. Josh Ayers also had 10 points as did Zac Shaffer to go along with 5 rebounds. Ben Knight added 8 points and 7 rebounds while Hunter Smith registered 3 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, and a blocked shot. Josh Bolt had 2 assists, a steal, and 1 point. Leonardo Nguyen finished up the scoring with 2 points.
The Lions finished the season with an overall record of 20-2, which included a conference record of 14 wins and 0 losses.
Also, Congratulations to the following:
Tournament MVP: Nathaniel Hall
All league players: Zac Shaffer and Nathaniel Hall
All tournement Players: Josh Ayers and Ben Knight