Highlassies come up short at Midland WNIT

Highlassies come up short at Midland WNIT

The McLennan Highlassies fell to the Iowa Western Lady Reivers 78-63 in the opening round of the Midland WNIT.

The game was close following the first quarter with Iowa Western leading 19-13. The Lady Reivers outscored the Highlassies 28-11 in the second quarter to take the 47-24 lead at the break. McLennan outscored Iowa Western in the third (17-14) and fourth (22-17) quarters but it wasn't enough to overcome the Lady Reivers. 

Tayla Taylor led the Highlassies with 17 points. Caylinne Martin and Ariana Sandes added 12 and 10, respectively.

Iowa Western 78, McLennan 63
Iowa Western: Betty Akathiotou 1 3-6 5; Tantashea Giger 5 0-2 10; Lady Adepoju 0 2-2 2; Katie Cunnigham 6 2-4 17; Alicia Mountain 3 4-7 11; Taylah Howard 0 1-2 1; Melis Uear 1 0-0 2; Chenelle Pelle 5 2-2 12; Kendra Hicks 2 0-0 6; Citlali Lopez 0 1-1 1; Destiny Harris 0 1-2 1; Blaire Thomas 2 6-6 10; Totals 25 24-36 78.

McLennan: Kiana Martin 1 0-0 2; Kyera Coleman 2 0-2 6; Victoria Seay 1 0-0 2; Diamond Ervin 3 0-0 8; Ariana Sanders 5 0-0 10; Raven Ringo 2 1-2 5; Tayla Taylor 7 3-4 17; Tori Thompson 0 1-2 1; Caylinne Martin 3 6-6 12; Totals: 24 11-16 63.

3-pointers: Iowa Western 4 (Cunningham 3, Mountain 1), McLennan 4 (Coleman 2, Ervin 2); Total fouls: Iowa Western 17, McLennan 25; Fouled out: McLennan (Ervin); Halftime score: Iowa Western 47, McLennan 24; Record: 2-6.