CAPAC — Capac made Kingston's varsity boys' basketball team absorb a 62-39 loss in a semifinal encounter last Wednesday evening at the Harry C. Moore Tournament it hosted.
With the outcome, Capac raises its mark to 2-0 this season.
In Wednesday's encounter, Capac bolted out to an 11-4 advantage with 2:56 elapsed.
Not content with that cushion, Capac followed it up with a 10-2 run over the next five minutes-plus. That staked the Chiefs to a 21-6 advantage with one quarter done.
The second quarter of action would see Capac further distance themselves from their opponents. Thanks to a 17-12 advantage there, the Chiefs were able to enjoy a 38-18 lead at the halftime break.
When both sides returned to the floor, Capac widened the gap even more. Aided by a 10-9 third quarter edge, the Chiefs made it a 48-27 ballgame with 24 minutes gone.
Capac then outscored Kingston 14-12 during the last eight minutes of play, good enough for a 62-39 victory when the final second ticked off the clock.
Trevor Boers (19, including a trifecta), Andrew Sams (13, featuring a trey) and Jimmy Schroeder (11) led Capac with double figure point outputs. Jordan Hellmuth (eight points, with a triple), Jacob Witt (six) and Brent Boers (five, including a trifecta) also reached the scoring column.
Schroeder provided the highest Capac rebound total, pulling down nine missed shots.
Capac also received eight steals courtesy of Sams and six blocked shots from Trevor Boers.
Evan Neff paced Kingston with nine points. Neff drained a triple en route to that total.
Kevin Kissane has been covering high school sports for the Tri-City Times since 1985. When not standing on a field or court with his camera and notepad, he enjoys golf, travel and family. Kevin is a 1980 graduate of Capac High School, and is also a grad of St. Clair Community College and earned a degree in journalism from Central Michigan University.