Highlassies wallop Palo Alto

Highlassies wallop Palo Alto

The McLennan Highlassies closed out their three-day stint at the Coastal Bend Classic with a walloping 103-26 victory over the Palo Alto Palominos.

It was all McLennan from the start as the Highlassies outscored the Palominos 33-5 in the first quarter and extended the lead to 53-16 at halftime. The dominance continued in the second half as McLennan held Palo Alto to four points in the third quarter and six points in the fourth en route to the victory.

Sophomore KeeKee Nowlin led the Highlassies with 13 points while freshmen Shequana Jackson and Elizabeth Critton scored 10 each.

McLennan will host Cedar Valley for a men's and women's basketball doubleheader Tuesday afternoon in the final games before the Thanksgiving holiday. The Highlanders and Suns will tipoff at 3 p.m., followed by the Highlassies and Lady Suns at 5 p.m.

Palo Alto: Emilee Almazan 0 0-0 0; Jovanni Castillo 3 0-0 6; Santana Huron 1 0-0 3; Esmi Garza 0 0-0 0; Isabella Ruiz 0 0-0 0; Gomez 1 0-0 2; Ale Martinez 1 0-0 3; Cheyanna Gomez 2 0-0 5; Saraya Sierra 0 0-0 0; Jovana Cabello 0 0-2 0; Angelica Roman 2 0-0 5; Isabela Bacon 1 0-0 2; Gabriela Garcia 1 1-2 3; and Cheyenne Torres 0 0-0 0; Totals: 11 1-4 26.

McLennan: Jada McHenry 3 1-1 8; Ny'Asia Goldman 4 0-0 9; Kenidi White 3 1-2 9; Gabby Cleveland 2 2-3 6; Harmony Pettis 1 0-0 2; KeeKee Nowlin 6 0-0 13; Annya Moss 4 1-2 9; Janeisha Mosley 1 0-0 2; Raveen Blue 1 1-2 3; Shequana Jackson 5 0-1 10; Elizabeth Critton 4 2-3 10; Anastacia Mickens 3 1-1 7; Arial Elzie 4 1-2 9; Desirae Devine 2 2-2 6; Totals: 43 5-15 103.
 
3-pointers: Palo Alto 3 (Huron 1, C. Gomez 1, Roman 1), McLennan 5 (White 2, McHenry 1, Goldman 1, Nowlin 1); Total fouls: Palo Alto 18, McLennan 12; Halftime score: McLennan 53, 16; Record: 7-1.