Highlassies fall to Paris

Highlassies fall to Paris

The McLennan Highlassies fell to the Paris Lady Dragons 70-65 on Friday evening in Paris.

The game was tied at 13 points with 12:31 remaining in the first half. McLennan pulled away with a 14-0 run in the next three minutes. Paris rallied to cut the lead to six with 10 seconds to go, but Shanice Davis' 3-pointer at the buzzer gave the Highlassies the 39-30 lead at the break.

McLennan struggled in the second half. Paris took the one-point lead at 44-43 with 13:43 remaining in the game. The Lady Dragons extended the lead to nine with 8:41 to play, and the Highlassies were unable to recover.

Sophomore Ashley Bean led McLennan with nine points.

Paris 70, McLennan 65
McLennan: Kaylin Roher 2 0-0 5; Justice Crisp 3 0-0 8; Shanice Davis 2 2-2 7; Rae'Vaughn Barnes 2 0-0 4; Demi Cumby 1 0-0 2; Ashley Bean 3 0-0 9; Sha'de Adedapo 2 0-0 5; Kendra Wynn 1 3-4 5; Kyra Bauer 2 2-2 6; Amani Davis 1 0-0 2; Adrienne Drake 2 0-0 4; Latifah Rainey 4 0-0 8; Totals: 25 7-8 65.

Paris: Chy Cunningham 4 3-4 11; Damya Toney 4 7-8 16 ; Lea Holt 1 0-0 3; Victoria Maddox 0 2-2 2; Shanice Vaughan 5 2-2 13; Catrarina Rendon 1 1-2 4; Maeghan Scott 2 3-3 8; Adriene Small 1 1-2 3; Shannon Defoe 2 6-8 10; Totals: 20 25-31 70

3-pointers: McLennan 8 (Bean 3, Crisp 2, Roher 1, Davis 1, Adedapo 1), Paris 5 (Toney 1, Holt 1, Vaughan 1, Rendon 1, Scott 1);Total fouls: McLennan 21, Paris 9; Fouled out: McLennan (Roher); Halftime score: McLennan 39, Paris 30; Record: McLennan 5-2.