Highlanders top Strength N' Motion

Highlanders top Strength N' Motion

The McLennan Highlanders kept their undefeated record intact with a 93-65 win over Strength N' Motion at the Joe White Classic hosted by Hill College.

The Highlanders built a 20-point lead at the end of the first half, 46-26, and outscored the Strength N' Motion squad 47-39 in the second half to secure the victory.

Sophomore Jordan Skipper-Brown led the Highlanders with 31 points. Xavier Armstead and Mike Adewunmi scored 18 and 12 points, respectively.

The Highlanders travel to Louisiana Tuesday to face Bossier Parish at 6 p.m.

Strength N' Motion: Ponce 0 0-0 0; Neurell 0 0-0 0; Fortenot 2 0-0 5; Hughes 1 0-0 2; Balkunas 6 3-4 16; Hines 1 1-1 3; Williams 4 2-2 12; Jordan 2 1-3 6; Harvey 0 2-2 2; Floresedt 2 2-3 7; Bush 4 3-4 12; Totals 22 14-19 65.
 
McLennan: Javen Hedgeman 3 1-2 7; Jimmie Kelly 2 0-0 6; Mike Adewunmi 4 3-3 12; Xavier Armstead 7 1-1 18; Casey Armour 1 2-2 4; Garrett Shaw 1 4-5 7; Devyn Brewton 0 0-0 0; Dayante McClellan 3 0-0 6; Willie Thomas 3 0-0 0; Jordan Skipper-Brown 11 9-15 31; Tevis Stukes Jr. 0 0-0 0; Ja'Lyn Banks 1 0-0 2; Totals: 33 20-28 93.
 
3-pointers: Strength in Motion 7 (Williams 2, Fortenot 1, Balkunas 1, Jordan 1, Floresedt 1, Bush 1), McLennan 7 (Armstead 3, Kelly 2, Adewunmi 1, Shaw 1); Total fouls: Strength in Motion 15,); Fouled out: Strength in Motion (Neurell); Halftime score: McLennan 46, Strength in Motion 26; Record: McLennan 6-0.