Highlanders top Collin, Highlassies fall

Highlanders top Collin, Highlassies fall

The 12th-ranked McLennan Highlanders defeated the Collin Cougars 70-65 in Plano. Zach Charles and Aundre Jackson both recorded double doubles. Charles scored 17 points while Jackson added 12 and pulled down 10 rebounds each.

In women's action, the Highlassies fell to the 16th-ranked Lady Cougars 74-43. The game was tied at 14 at the end of the first. Collin pulled away slightly in the second and led 34-27 at halftime. The Lady Cougars increased the lead to 10 heading into the final period, 48-38. Collin outscored McLennan 26-5 in the fourth to secure the win. Tayla Taylor led the Highlassies with 13 points.

McLennan 70, Collin 65
McLennan: Ben Nakwaasah 4 0-0 11; K.J. Boyd 3 0-1 8; Jerami Grace 2 0-0 5; Shannon Bogues 3 3-4 9; Aundre Jackson 4 4-6 12; Zach Charles 6 5=6 17; Fred Jackson 4 0-0 8;
Totals: 26 12-17 70.

Collin: Liam O'Reilly 4 2-3 13; Anthony Sanders 5 3-7 16; Zach Brown 0 1-2 1; Matt Perry 2 0-0 6; Tervonta Robertson 1 0-0 2 Milenko Perdic 3 0-0 6; Joby Jackson 7 4-4 19; Austin Garner 1 0-0 2; Totals: 23 10-16 65.

3-pointers: McLennan 6 (Nakwaasah 3, Boyd 2, Wade 1), Collin 9 (O'Reilly 3, Sanders 3, Perry 2, Jackson 1); Total fouls: McLennan 13, Collin 18; Fouled out: Collin (Perdic); Halftime score: McLennan 30, Collin 26; Record: McLennan 24-4 (8-2).

Collin 74, McLennan 43
McLennan: Kyera Coleman 2 2-4 6; Dariel Johnson 1 0-3 2; Victoria Seay 1 0-0 2; Diamond Ervin 1 0-0 2; Ariana Sanders 4 0-4 8; Raven Ringo 1 0-0 3; Tayla Taylor 6 1-4 13; Caylinne Martin 3 1-2 7; Totals: 19 2-6 43.

Collin: Dierra Ely 2 6-9 10; Jaileen Thomas 3 0-0 8; Antreanna Brooks 0 2-2 2; Alexis Johnson 2 4-5 9; Taylor Jackson 6 4-4 20; Billie Marlow 3 0-0 7; Micayla Buckner 4 2-2 10; Zhanae Whitney 3 0-0 6; Totals: 24 18-22 74.

3-pointers: McLennan 3 (Coleman 2, Ringo 1), Collin 8 (Jackson 4, Thomas 2, Johnson 1, Marlow 1); Total fouls: McLennan 19, Collin 10; Halftime score: Collin 34, McLennan 27; Record: McLennan 12-15 (7-4).