Highlanders crush Coyotes

Highlanders crush Coyotes

The McLennan Highlanders smashed the Weatherford Coyotes 106-60 tonight in Weatherford.
 
An Asare Otchere layup began the scoring for McLennan. It was clear from the first minutes of the contest that the Highlanders would control the tempo. Weatherford struggled offensively from the start, allowing the Highlanders to pull away. The Highlanders led 14-7 with 14 minutes remaining in the first half. Tyrese Taylor and Cameron Copeland combined for a 7-0 run to give McLennan a double-digit lead at 19-7. The Highlanders continued to distance themselves from the Coyotes, using a 13-4 run over the next four minutes to go up by 21 points, 30-9. Weatherford found some offense late in the half but McLennan would lead 55-30 at intermission. With the game already in hand, the Highlanders poured on the points in the second half. The Highlanders outscored the Coyotes 51-30 in the half to put the icing on the cake.
 
It was a balanced scoring attack for McLennan with all players scoring including four in double figures. Cameron Copeland led the way with 26 points and Lorenzo Anderson added 22. Rayquan Brown and Chris Pryor scored 13 and 10, respectively.


McLennan 106, Weatherford 60
McLennan: Lorenzo Anderson 8 4-4 22; Rodrique Massenat 4 0-0 8; Cameron Copeland 11 2-2 26; Chris Pryor 5 0-2 10; Rayquan Brown 6 1-2 13; Tre Thomas 2 0-0 5; Claven Wilson 2 0-0 4; Asare Otchere 3 2-4 8; Tyrese Taylor 5 0-0 10; Totals: 46 9-14 106.
 
Weatherford: Matt Wages 2 0-0 4; Billy Hill 0 0-0 0; Jared Simmons 5 2-4 16; Erik Talton 2 0-0 5; Aaron Heft 0 0-0 0; Konnor Ross 0 0-0 0; Deaken Stangl 1 0-0 2; Fraser MacDonald 0 0-0 0; D'Michael Bellfield 4 4-6 12; Antron Washington 2 3-4 7; Marko Jovanovic 4 2-2 12; Troy Joseph 1 0-0 2; Totals: 21 11-16 60.
 
3-pointers: McLennan 5 (Anderson 2, Copeland 2, Brown 1), Weatherford 7 (Simmons 4, Jovanovic 2, Talton 1); Total fouls: McLennan 12, Weatherford 13; Fouled out: McLennan (Taylor); Halftime score: McLennan 55, Weatherford 30; Record: McLennan 14-10 (5-2).