Highlassies defeat Angelina in Lufkin

Highlassies defeat Angelina in Lufkin

The McLennan Highlassies closed out the Angelina Classic with a 79-60 win over the host Angelina Roadrunners in Lufkin.

The teams kept it close through the first 20 minutes of play. Angelina held a two-point lead at 22-20 at the end of the first quarter. McLennan bounced back to lead by five at halftime, 41-36, and extended the lead to 16 heading into the fourth, 62-46. The Highlassies outscored the Roadrunners 17-14 in the final frame to secure the win.

Chelsea Wooten led McLennan with 24 points and Miannah Little added 20.

McLennan: Aysia Ward 2 1-2 5; Chelsea Wooten 8 3-4 24;Miannah Little 7 4-4 20; Saneea Bevley 2 1-2 6; Jaydyn Bullard 0 1-2 1; Niamh Heath 1 0-0 3; Bineta Diatta 1 7-10 9; Aniya Williams 3 0-0 6; Cynaye Bobbitt 2 0-0 5; Bailee St. Romain 0 0-0 0; Capri Garrett 0 0-0 0; Totals: 26 17-24 79.

Angelina: Matilda Gordon 2 0-1 4; Aaliyah Campbell 2 1-2 7; Makenzie Paul 2 2-2 6; Marie Kenembeni 5 -24 15; Shandbriah Rule 4 2-2 10; Jada Stewart 1 0-0 2; Teniola Kuyinu 1 1-2 4; Aaliyah Menefee 0 0-0 0; Makayla Williams 0 2-2 2; Jakayla Parks 1 2-2 4; Taylor Jarrels 2 2-2 6; Totals: 20 14-19 60.

3-pointers: McLennan 10 (Wooten 5, Little 2, Bevley 1, Heath 1, Bobbitt 1), Angelina 6 (Kenembeni 3, Campbell 2, Kuyinu 1); Total fouls: McLennan 20, Angelina 20; Halftime score: McLennan 41, Angelina 36; Record: McLennan 6-1.