(Male High School, 1979-1983)
Winston was one of the most powerful and physical athletes to ever play high school basketball in Kentucky. A fierce competitor, his rebounding and defense were equal to his outstanding offensive skills. He was named All-State in 1981, 1982, and 1983. In 1983 he was named Mr. Kentucky Basketball and a high school All-American. He led Male High School to national recognition in his senior year. Winston signed a scholarship with the University of Kentucky where he had a highly successful career.