Highlassies handle Hill

Highlassies handle Hill

The McLennan Highlassies easily defeated the Hill Lady Rebels 65-48 Wednesday night during the annual Play4Kay women's cancer awareness event at The Highlands.

McLennan came out on fire opening the game on an 8-0 run. The first quarter appeared much like a 3-point contest with two teams combining to hit seven. The Highlassies led by 10, 18-8, with 4:37 to play in the first. Hill rallied late in the quarter to trim the lead to seven, 24-17, to start the second period. Once again, McLennan took control early in the quarter opening on an 8-2 run to extend the lead to double figures, 32-19. Hill ended the half on an 8-2 run of its own to cut the lead back to seven at halftime, 34-27.

The Highlassies began to pull away in the third quarter. McLennan led 38-33 midway through the quarter and used a 6-0 run to put the lead back into double figures, 44-33. The Highlassies led 51-39 to start the fourth and put the game away with a 10-0 run. 

Velma Mitchell led the Highlassies with 19 points and Jaylonn Walker added 13.

The Highlassies return to action on Saturday traveling to face Cisco at 2 p.m.

McLennan 65, Hill 48

HIll: Tamia Cunigan 2 4-6 8; Kristian Davis 0 0-0 0; Kynese Davis 2 0-0 4; Chelsea Adams 4 0-0 10; April Matthews 0 0-0 0; Kaylee McConnell 2 4-5 9; Ceara Leavai 0 0-0 0; Arhianna Sims-Jackson 0 0-0 0; Adryna Roberson 0 0-0 0; Faith Dimerson 1 4-6 6; Jamesia Amand 4 3-6 11; Totals: 15 1523 48.

McLennan: Patrickia Daily 2 0-0 6; Colandria Haynes 0 0-0 0; Dariel Johnson 2 0-0 5; Jordan Mullins 3 0-0 6; Velma Mitchell 7 2-3 19; Jaylonn Walker 5 3-4 13; Chelsi Woodard 0 0-0 0; Nadia Hayes 4 0-0 8; Ashley Moore 4 0-0 8; Totals: 27 5-7 65.

3-pointers: Hill 3 (Adams 2, McConnell 1), McLennan 6 (Mitchell 3, Daily 2, Johnson 1); Total fouls: Hill 17, McLennan 21; Halftime score: McLennan 34, Hill 26; Record: McLennan 16-9 (9-1).