Highlanders defeat Collin

Highlanders defeat Collin

The McLennan Highlanders moved to 6-0 in conference play and 23-1 on the season with an 84-60 win over the Collin Cougars on Saturday afternoon in Plano.

 

McLennan built an eight-point lead, 14-8, with 13:38 to play in the first half. Collin used an 11-0 run in the next three minutes to take the 19-14 lead. The Highlanders regained the lead, 21-22, with 8:34 until the break and led 36-33 at halftime.

 

The Highlanders came out on fire in the second half, extending the lead to 10, 47-37, with 15 minutes to play. McLennan continued to pull away down the stretch, cruising to the easy victory.

 

Shawn Prudhomme and Jalen Jones led the Highlanders, scoring 14 points each. D.J. Weathers and Tevin Hanner scored 13 each. John Savoy and Wayne Langston added 11 and 10, respectively. Langston pulled down 13 rebounds and Hanner grabbed 10 to complete double doubles.

 

McLennan returns to action on Wednesday at Temple. The women's game begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by the men's game at 7:30 p.m.

 

McLennan: Ojai Black 1 2-2 4; D.J. Weathers 4 3-4 13; Jalen Jones 4 6-6 14; Austen Bradshaw 1 0-0 3; Shawn Prudhomme 8 0-0 14; Tevin Hanner 5 3-4 13; William Stinnett 0 0-2 0; Joe Lundy 0 2-2 2; John Savoy 4 3-6 11; Wayne Langston 4 2-2 10; Totals: 31 19-28 84.

 

Collin: Michael King 3 0-0 6; Stephen Buckner 3 1-2 7; Tyrone Davis 0 2-2 2; Matt Kallhead 0 2-2 2; Jeffrey Rodewald 3 4-4 12; Charles Brakes 1 5-6 7; Tyler McLeod 5 5-8 15; Joseph Gonzalez 1 0-0 2; Stefan Andelkovic 2 0-0 5; Josh Wilchombe 1 0-0 2; Totals: 19 19-24 60.

 

3-pointers: McLennan 5 (Weathers 2, Prudhomme 2, Bradshaw 1), Collin 3 (Rodewald 2, Andelkovic 1); Total fouls: McLennan 23, Collin 23; Fouled out: Collin (Andelkovic); Halftime score: McLennan 36, Collin 33; Record: McLennan 23-1(6-0).