Highlanders roll past Sunrise Christian

Highlanders roll past Sunrise Christian

The McLennan Highlanders opened the Joe White Classic with an 86-59 victory over the Sunrise Christian Academy Buffaloes this evening in Hillsboro.
 
The Highlanders built a 14-point lead at the end of the first half, 41-27, and outscored the Buffaloes squad 45-32 in the second half to secure the victory.
 
Akili Vining led the Highlanders with 17 points and Rayquan Brown added 13. Cameron Copeland and Tre Thomas rounded out the Highlanders in double figures with 12 and 10, respectively.
 
McLennan will wrap up the two-day Classic against Independence at 1 p.m. tomorrow.
 
Sunrise Christian: Lawrence 3 0-2 0; Ruth 0 1-2 1; Fritz 2 1-3 6; Butler 2 2-4 7; Moore 2 1-2 5; Robinson 2 7-8 11; Keita 1 2-4 5; Ferrer 3 1-2 7; Rotegarrd 0 0-0 0; Oden 4 1-1 11; Total 19 16-28 59.
 
McLennan: Akili Vining 3 10- 11 17; Lorenzo Anderson 0 8-11 8; Rodrique Massenat 0 0-0 0; Cameron Copeland 5 0-0 12; Chris Pryor 2 1-1 5; Rayquan Brown 6 1-1 13; Tre Thomas 4 2-2 10; Claven Wilson 2 0-0 4; Asare Otchere 4 0-0 8; Isaiah Wyatt 1 1-2 3;
Tyrese Taylor 0 0-0 0; Scott Ator 0 0-0 0; Totals: 30 23-28 86.
 
3-pointers: Sunrise Christian 5 (Copeland 2, Vining 1); Total fouls: Sunrise Christian 24, McLennan 14; Halftime score: McLennan 41, Sunrise Christian 27; Record: McLennan 3-1.