Highlassies come up short against San Jacinto, Coastal Bend

Highlassies come up short against San Jacinto, Coastal Bend

The McLennan Highlassies fell to the San Jacinto Gators 74-60 Friday in the Temple Classic.

The game was tied at seven with 6:25 to play in the first quarter. San Jacinto closed the quarter on an 11-1 run to take the 18-8 lead heading into the second period. McLennan rallied in the second, cutting the lead to six, 26-20, with 5:18 to play in the quarter. The Gators pulled away down the stretch and held the 42-24 advantage at the break.

San Jacinto maintained control in the third quarter, leading 59-37 heading into the final period. The Gators led 69-39 with 7:47 remaining in the game. The Highlassies began to rally again, going on a 16-0 run to trim the lead to 14, but it wasn't enough to overcome the deficit. 

Velma Mitchell led McLennan with 20 points and Ann-Marie Dunlap added 13.

On Saturday, the Highlassies came up short again, falling to the Coastal Bend Lady Cougars 59-49.

McLennan trailed Coastal Bend 19-13 after the first quarter but bounced back to take the 34-26 lead at halftime. The Highlassies continued to pull away in the third, leading 46-32 heading into the final period. The Lady Cougars took control in the fourth quarter to steal the win. 

Patrickia Daily led the Highlassies with 14 points and Velma Mitchell added 11.

San Jacinto 74, McLennan 60
McLennan: Dariel Johnson 2 1-3 5; Jordan Mullins 1 0-2 2; Velma Mitchell 6 7-12 20; Ann-Marie Dunlap 5 2-4 13; LaMycia Hamilton 0 2-2 2; Nadia Haynes 3 2-4 8; Ashley Moore 2 0-0 4; Desirae Devine 0 2-2 2; Mirackle Sallie 1 1-4 3; Totals: 20 17-33 60.

San Jacinto: Alexus Jones 3 2-4 9; Princess Clemons 1 0-0 2; Erika Sidney 4 1-1 10; Monique Calliste 3 4-5 8; Amiya Jackson 3 0-0 8; Tacera Kelley 3 1-2 7; Ariona Gill 1 1-4 3; Alexis Bryant 4 2-2 10; Eriel Jordan 6 2-2 14; Totals: 28 13-20 74.

3-pointers: McLennan 2 (Dunlap 1, Mitchell 1); San Jacinto 3 (Jones 1, Sidney 1, Jackson 1); Total fouls: McLennan 27; San Jacinto 26; Fouled out: McLennan (Moore); Halftime score: San Jacinto 42, McLennan 24; Record: 2-2.

 

Coastal Bend 59, McLennan 49

McLennan: Patrickia Daily 5 0-0 14; Dariel Johnson 1 1-2 4; Jordan Mullins 2 0-0 5; Velma Mitchell 5 0-0 11; Ann-Marie Dunlap 0 2-2 2; Chelsi Woodard 0 0-0 0; Nadia Haynes 1 1-2 3; Ashley Moore 2 0-4 4; Desirae Devine 2 0-0 4; Mirackle Sallie 0 0-0 0; Totals: 18 4-10 49.

Coastal Bend: Lefevre 0 0-0 0; Brown 0 5-6 5; Whittington 0 0-0 0; Lopez 0 1-2 1; White 1 1-2 3; Atkinson-Roach 3 1-2 7; Petch 1 0-0 2; Haynes 0 0-0 0; Calloway 3 0-2 8; Kana 6 1-2 18; Davis 5 5-5 15; Totals: 19 14-21 59.
 
3-pointers: McLennan 7 (Daily 4, Johnson 1, Jordan 1, Mitchell 1), Coastal Bend 7 (Kana 5, Calloway 2); Total fouls: McLennan 17, Coastal Bend 15; Fouled out: McLennan (Johnson); Halftime score: McLennan 34, Coastal Bend 26; Record: McLennan 2-3.