Highlanders defeat Southern-Shreveport, Highlassies fall to Angelina

WACO, TEXAS -
The McLennan Highlanders remain undefeated on the season with a 91-66 victory over the Southern-Shreveport Jaguars tonight in the final game of the McLennan Subway Classic. 

McLennan's Shannon Bogues drained a 3-pointer less than 20 seconds into the game. Southern-Shreveport took the lead at 4-3 with 18:07 to play in the first half and led by as many as eight down the stretch. The Highlanders began to chip away late in the half and took the 35-32 lead with just over five minutes remaining before the break. McLennan led 46-39 at halftime. The Highlanders opened the second half on a 17-3 run to put the game away.

Isaiah Gurley led McLennan with 20 point. Shannon Bogues, Zarious Wilson and Daniel Pinho Severo scored 16 points each. Fred Jackson added 10.

In women's action, the McLennan Highlassies came up short falling to the Angelina Lady Roadrunners 76-67.

Angelina led 5-4 with 6:40 to play in the first quarter. McLennan used a 6-0 run over the next minute to take the 11-5 lead. The Lady Roadrunners fought back to tie the game at 18 with just over a minute remaining in the first. McLennan's Jaylonn Walker made two free throws with 24 seconds on the clock to give the Highlassies the 20-18 lead after one quarter.

The game was tied at 22 with 8:45 to go in the second quarter. McLennan used a 9-0 run to take the 31-22 lead with 6:20 to play before the break. Angelina regained the lead at 35-34 with 1:21 to go and led 41-34 at halftime.

McLennan trimmed the lead to three late in the third but the Lady Roadrunners pulled away again, leading 59-49 heading into the final period. Angelina increased the lead to 14, 67-53, before the Highlassies began to rally. McLennan pulled within four with just over a minute to play in the game but was unable to pull any closer.

Sophomore Dariel Johnson led the Highlassies with 19 points, including four 3-pointers.

McLennan travels to Lufkin on Tuesday to face Angelina. The women's game will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men at 7:30 p.m.

McLennan 91, Southern-Shreveport 66
Southern-Shreveport: Trelance Scott 0 3-4 3; Zachary Taylor 3 4-5 10; Johnell Lane 4 0-3 8; Darrion Jacobs 0 1-2 1; Herbert Artkins 1 0-0 3; Lyntravious Gipson 5 3-5 13; Martavious Washington 2 0-0 5; Darrell Thomas 4 5-7 13; D'Angelo Smith 4 0-2 8; Tyron Wire 1 0-0 2; Totals: 24 13-23 66.

McLennan: Kyle Brennon 1 0-0 3; Zarious Wilson 6 0-0 16; Hayden Hunter 0 2-2; Derrick Farquharson 2 0-0 4; Shannon Bogues 5-5 16; Isaiah Gurley 7 5-8 20; David Johnson 1 0-0 2; Daniel Pinho Severo 5 6-9 16; Fred Jackson 3 4-4 10; Julius Palmer 1 0-0 2; Totals: 31 22-28 91.

3-pointers: Southern-Shreveport 5 (Gipson 3, Artkins 1, Washington 1), McLennan 7 (Wilson 4, Brennon 1, Bogues 1, Gurley 1); Total fouls: Southern-Shreveport 26, McLennan 24; Fouled out: Southern-Shreveport (Artkins), McLennan (Jackson, Palmer); Halftime score: McLennan 46, Southern-Shreveport 39; Record: McLennan 3-0.

Angelina 76, McLennan 67
Angelina: Joi Simmons 3 0-0 9; Charisma Shepherd 3 0-0 7; Erin Sanchez 4 1-2 12; Kathan Arvie 1 0-0 2; Karley McHenry 3 0-0 9; Tyanna Barlow 1 5-6 7; Toraya Bass 3 1-1 7; La'Neique Nealey 5 6-6 18; Kennethah Harden 2 1-2 5; Totals: 25 14-15 76.

McLennan: Patrickia Daily 3 0-0 9; Colandria Haynes 0 3-6 3; Dariel Johnson 7 1-2 19; Velma Mitchell 4 0-0 9; Jaylonn Walker 0 2-2 2; Ann-Marie Dunlap 1 0-0 2; Chelsi Woodard 1 0-0 2; Nadia Haynes 4 0-0 8; Ashley Moore 2 0-0 4; Desirae Devine 1 1-2 3; Mirackle Sallie 1 4-6 6; Totals: 24 11-18 67.

3-pointers: Angelina 12 (Simmons 3, Sanchez 3, McHenry 3, Nealey 2, Shepherd 1), McLennan 5 (Johnson 4, Mitchell 1); Total fouls: Angelina 14, McLennan 19; Halftime score: Angelina 41, McLennan 34; Record: McLennan 1-1. 


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