Highlanders win two at Lewis Orr Classic

Highlanders win two at Lewis Orr Classic

The McLennan Highlanders picked up two wins at the Lewis Orr Classic to remain undefeated on the season.

The team opened the Classic with a 79-72 win over the Angelina Roadrunners on Thursday.


McLennan held the 18-14 lead midway through the first half but broke away, building a 15-point lead with just over five minutes remaining in the half. Angelina cut the lead to seven but McLennan extended it to 12 at the break, 42-30.

The Highlanders held the double-digit lead the majority of the second half, leading by as many as 16 with two minutes to go. Angelina rallied, cutting the lead to three with 22.4 seconds on the clock. Wayne Langtson and Austen Bradshaw combined to go 5-6 from the free-throw line, and the Highlander defense held the Roadrunners to one free throw in the final seconds to secure the win.

Sophomore Joe Lundy led the Highlanders with 19 points and Langston added 18. Freshman Jalen Jones and sophomore Deondre Ray scored 10 points each.


On Friday afternoon, the Highlanders defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 92-58.

Lundy led McLennan with 16 points. Sophomore Shawn Prudhomme, Ray and Jones scored 11 each.

 

McLennan 79, Angelina 72

Angelina: Randall Clarkson 4 4-8 14; Quentin Ellis 2 2-2 6; Deckie Johnson 7 3-3 22; Donald Thomas 3 0-0 8; Deiondray Martin 1 0-0 2; Dante Bachus 5 0-0 10; Derek Roscoe 1 3-6 6; LeMon Gregory 2 0-0 4; Totals: 25 12-19 72.

McLennan: Ojai Black 1 1-3 3; D.J. Weathers 2 0-0 4; Jalen Jones 5 0-0 10; Austen Bradshaw 1 1-3 3; Deondre Ray 4 0-0 10; Julius Foster 3 0-0 8; Tevin Hanner 0 1-2 1; DaMarcus Whittington 1 0-0 2; Joe Lundy 6 7-10 19; Wayne Langston 5 8-12 18; Totals: 27 18-30 79.

3-pointers: McLennan 4 (Foster 2, Ray 2); Angelina 10 (Johnson 5, Clarkson 2, Thomas 2, Roscoe 1); Total fouls: McLennan 17; Angelina 22; Halftime score: McLennan 42, Angelina 30; Record: McLennan 7-0. 

McLennan 92, Jacksonville 58
Jacksonville: Sharp 2 0-0 5; Bryant 0 2-2 2; Eynon 1 0-0 3; Todd 2 0-0 2; Campbell 2 7-12 11; Jackson 0 4-4 4; Christopher 1 0-0 3; Modest 5 4-5 14; Watts 4 0-0 10; Hamilton 1 0-0 2; Totals: 18 19-25 58.

McLennan: Ojai Black 3 2-2 8; D.J. Weathers 1 0-0 3; Jalen Jones 3 2-2 11; Shawn Prudhomme 5 0-0 11; Deondre Ray 3 4-4 11; Julius Foster 2 0-0 5; Tevin Hanner 3 2-3 8; William Stinnett 3 1-1 8; DaMarcus Whittington 2 0-4 4; Joe Lundy 6 4-5 16; John Savoy 1 1-2 3; Wayne Langston 1 2-2 4; Totals: 33 18-22 92.

3-pointers: Jacksonville 5 (Watts 2, Sharp 1, Eynon 1, Christopher 1), McLennan 8 (Jones 3, Weathers 1, Prudhomme 1; Ray 1, Foster 1, Stinnett 1); Total fouls: Jacksonville 16; McLennan 21; Fouled out: McLennan (Whittington); Halftime score: McLennan 35, Jacksonville 25; Record: McLennan 8-0.