Highlassies defeat Lady Thunderbirds

Highlassies defeat Lady Thunderbirds

The McLennan Highlassies defeated the Mesa Lady Thunderbirds 68-58 Friday afternoon in the Midland WNIT.

Mesa led 13-10 after the first quarter. McLennan outscored the Lady Thunderbirds 21-15 in the second to take the 31-28 lead at the break. The Highlassies increased their lead in the third quarter and held it through the fourth to seal the win.

Caylinne Martin led the Highlassies with 14 points and Diamond Ervin added 13. Victoria Seay and Kyera Coleman scored 12 and 11 points, respectively.

McLennan 68, Mesa 58
Mesa: Sham Trouple 1 0-0 2; Briana Clah 5 2-2 15; Natalie Stilwell 1 0-0 2; Janessa Aukward 4 0-0 9; Taylor Reed 5 5-6 15; Rebecca Rudd 1 1-2 4; Destinee Wright 3 1-5 7; Allies Fuller 1 2-2 Totals: 21 11-17 58.

McLennan: Kiana Martin 0 2-6 2; Kyera Coleman 3 2-2 11; Victoria Seay 4 1-2 12; Diamond Ervin 3 6-6 13; Ariana Sanders 3 2-3 8; Raven Ringo 1 1-2 4; Tayla Taylor 2 0-2 4; Caylinne Martin 5 4-6 14; Totals: 21 18-29 68.

3-pointers: Mesa 5 (Clah 3, Aukward 1, Rudd 1), McLennan 8 (Coleman 3, Seay 3, Ervin 1, Ringo 1); Total fouls: Mesa 25, McLennan 16; Fouled out: Mesa (Reed, Trouple); Halftime score: McLennan 31, Mesa Lady Thunderbirds 28; Record: 3-6.