McLennan Highlassies outlast Odessa

McLennan Highlassies outlast Odessa

The No. 16 McLennan Highlassies are headed into the Thanksgiving break with a 64-54 win over the Odessa Wranglers in their pocket. The two NJCAA Region V squads faced off tonight at The Highlands.
 
The game was tit-for tat through the first three quarters. McLennan held a one-point lead at the end each quarter: 15-14 in the1st, 29-28 at halftime and 40-39 at the end of the third. The Highlassies poured it on in the fourth, outscoring the Wranglers 24-15 n the period to secure the win.
 
Chelsea Wooten led McLennan with 23 points and Saneea Bevley chipped in 14.
 
The Highlassies also moved up one spot to No. 16 in the latest NJCAA poll.
 
Odessa: Dallas 0 0-0 0; Diarra 3 5-6 11; Everett 1 0-0 2; Shelling 1 0-0 2; Lara 1 1-2 3; Bautista 4 0-0 8; Krajiva 4 0-1 9; Marshall 1 1-2 3; Agarmonte 2 0-0 5; Garner 5 1-2 11; Totals: 22 8 13 54.
 
McLennan: Aysia Ward 1 0-0 2; Chelsea Wooten 6 8-9 23; Miannah Little 3 2-2 9; Saneea Bevley 5 2-2 14; Jaydyn Bullard 0 0-1 0; Niamh Heath 1 01-2 3; Bineta Diatta 3 1-4 7; Aniya Williams 2 0-0 4; Cynaye Bobbitt 0 0-0 0; Aaliyah Holmes 0 0-0 0; Bailee St. Romain 1 0-0 2; Totals: 22 6-25 64.
 
3-pointers: Odessa 2 (Agramonte 1, Krajiva 1), McLennan 6 (Wooten 3, Bevley 2, Little 1); Total fouls: Odessa 22, McLennan 14; Fouled out: Odessa (Garner); Halftime score: McLennan 29, Odessa 28; Record: McLennan 7-1.