Highlanders fall to Grayson

Highlanders fall to Grayson

The Highlanders fell to Grayson 92-77 in the regular-season finale
 
The game was tied at six with 15:19 to go in the first half. Back-to-back 3-pointers from Isaiah Placide gave McLennan the six-point leaadt at 12-6. The Highlanders extened the lead to seven with another Placide 3-pointer with 10:54 to play in the first half. Grayson began to rally with stroke shooting from the 3-point line. The Vikings took the 20-19 lead on an Aaron Cash-Johnson 3-pointer with just over nine minutes to go in the half. Grayson led by as many as seven late in the half and held the 42-37 lead at intermission.
 
The Vikings extended their lead to nine, 51-42, with 15:41 to play in the game but the Highlanders weren't backing down. A 3-pointer and another bucket off the glass from Maurice Harvey pulled McLennan within four 51-47. Grayson pulled away again and led by 10 midway through the half, 64-54. Once again, the Vikings pulled away with 3-point shooting and the Highlanders were unable to recover.
 
Rayquan Brown led McLennan with 15 points. Diego Gonzalez, Isaiah Placide and Kirk Smith Jr scored 11 points each. Maurice Harvey and Chris Pryor scored 10 each.

Grayson 92, McLennan 77

Grayson: DJ Thomas 7 1-1 19; Tyrone Williams 9 3-4 28; Samier Kinsler 2 1-2 6; Dorian Benford 1 2-2 4; Aaron Cash-Johnson 7 0-0 20; Aseem Luckey 2 1-2 5; Latrell Williams 4 2-3 10; Totals: 32 10-14 92.
 
McLennan: Dillon Gooding 0 0-0 2; Maurice Harvey 4 1-3 10; Nehemiah Nuckolls 4 1-4 9; Chris Pryor 3 2-2 10; Rayquan Brown 6 3-5 15; Diego Gonzalez 4 2-2 9; Isaiah Placide 4 0-0 11; Asare Otchere 0 0-0 0; Kirk Smith Jr. 4 3-5 11; Totals: 29 12-21 77,
 
3-pointers: Grayson 18 (Williams 7, Cash-Johnson 6, Thomas 4, Kinsler 1), McLennan 7 (Placide 3, Pryor 2, Harvey 1, Gonzalez 1); Total fouls: Grayson 18, McLennan 12; Halftime score: Grayson 42, McLennan 37; Record: McLennan 17-4 (10-4).