Highlassies fall to Blinn

Highlassies fall to Blinn

The McLennan Highlassies fell to the Blinn Buccaneers 78-66 on Wednesday evening in Brenham.

Both teams struggled offensively in the first half. McLennan led 11-10 with 5:19 remaining in the half. Blinn ended the half on a 14-4 run to take the 24-15 lead at the break.

McLennan cut the lead to three with 12:38 minutes to play in the game. But the Buccaneers pulled away again, leading by as many as 16 down the stretch. 

Freshman Adrienne Drake led McLennan with 13 points and freshman Demi Cumby scored 11.

The Highlassies return to action on Saturday, traveling to Kilgore for a 4 p.m. contest.

McLennan: Kaylin Roher 2 0-0 5; Justice Crisp 3 2-2 8; Shanice Davis 1 4-6 6; Demi Cumby 2 6-6 11; Re'Elle Miller 0 1-2 1; Ashley Bean 1 0-0 2; Sha'de Adedapo 1 0-0 2; Kendra Wynn 2 0-1 4; Kyra Bauer 2 1-2 5; Amani Davis 2 2-2 6; Adrienne Drake 6 1-1 13; Latifah Rainey 0 3-4 3; Totals: 22 2-26 66.

Blinn: Brianna Luton 1 0-0 3; Alexus Freeman 3 1-1 8; Tayler Weiks 3 0-0 9; Shunta Nevitt 1 0-0 2; Shakera Barnes 1 4-4 6; Fatima Adams 6 4-6 16; Danielle Espinoza 3 0-0 7; Shanequa Gaston 32-2 8; Katrina Hayden 3 4-4 10; Tierra Tucker 2 5-7 9; Totals: 26 20-29 78.

3-pointers: McLennan 2 (Roher 1, Cumby 1), Blinn 6 (Weiks 3, Luton 1, Freeman 1, Espinosa 1); Total fouls: McLennan 27, Blinn 24; Fouled out: Blinn (Nevitt, Adams); Halftime score: Blinn 24, McLennan 15; Record: McLennan 5-4.