Highlanders slip to Kilgore

Highlanders slip to Kilgore

The McLennan Highlanders slipped to 6-3 on the season with a58-53 loss to the host Kilgore Rangers at the Kilgore Classic.

Jaylen Thompson led the Highlanders with 15 points. CJ Hall and Nick Shogbonyo scored 12 and 11, respectivelya.

McLennan: Nick Shogbonyo 4 2-4 11; CJ Hall 5 0-0 12; Dayvaughn Froe 0 0-0 0; Jaylen Thompson 5 4-4 15; A.J. Barnes 1 0-0 2; Jared Clawson 1 1-1 3; Omarion Smith 2 0-0 4; Mason Lockhart 1 1-2 3; Kaleb Pouncy 0 0-0 0; Khalif Allim 0 1-2 1; Totals: 19 9-13 51.

Kilgore: DaVeon Thomas 8 6-7 24; Isaac Hoberecht 1 0-0 3; Kingsley Ijeoma 1 0-0 2; Dorian Benford 1 0-0 2; Joe Manning 3 0-0 7; Tyree Davis 1 0-0 2; CJ Luster 2 3-3 9; Terrance Dixon 3 3-3 9; Michael Miller 0 0-0 0; Totals: 20 12-13 58.

3-pointers: McLennan 4 (Hall 2, Shogbonyo 1, Thompson 1), Kilgore 6 (Luster 2, Thomas 2, Hoberecht 1, Manning 1); Total fouls: McLennan 12, Kilgore 13; Halftime score: Kilgore 58, McLennan 53; Record: McLennan 6-3.