Highlassies top Ranger

Highlassies top Ranger

The McLennan Highlassies defeated the Ranger Lady Rangers 73-69 on Saturday afternoon.

Ranger built an eight-point lead, 15-7 with 13:36 to play in the first half. McLennan rallied to tie the game at 22 with 6:50 to go. The Lady Rangers held the 29-27 lead with 2:21 on the clock. The Highlassies ended the half on a 10-0 run to take the 37-29 advantage at the break. 

McLennan took its first double-digit lead at 44-34 with just under 18 minutes remaining in the game. Ranger fought back, tying the game at 50 midway through the half. The teams kept it close the remainder of the way. The game was tied at 69 with 1:19 to play. The Highlassies ended the game on a 4-0 run to seal the win.

Shanice Davis led McLennan with 16 points and Sha'de Adedapo added 15. Amani Davis and Ashley Bean scored 14 and 12, respectively.

The Highlassies return to action on Wednesday, traveling to Cisco for a 5:30 p.m. contest. The Highlanders return to action on Feb. 15, hosting Hill at 4 p.m.

Ranger: Hunter Woolridge 5 6-10 18; Dana Whitehead 4 6-8 16; Alexandria Howze 2 0-0 4; Madison Franklin 1 0-0 2; Taryn Johnson 2 2-2 6; Kaylee Kana 2 1-1 6; Kayla Turner 3 2-4 8; Vasiliki Tarlas 3 3-6 9; Totals: 22 20-31 69.

McLennan: Kaylin Roher 2 1-4 7; Shanice Davis 5 6-7 16; Re'Elle Miller 2 3-6 8; Ashley Bean 1 9-12 12; Sha'de Adedapo 5 1-1 15; Kendra Wynn 0 1-3 1; Amani Davis 6 2-4 14; Totals: 21 23-37 73.

3-pointers: Ranger 5 (Woolridge 2, Whitehead 2, Kana 1), McLennan 8 (Adedapo 4, Roher 2, Miller 1, Bean 1); Total fouls: Ranger 32, McLennan 24; Fouled out: Ranger (Woolridge, Kana, Turner); Halftime score: McLennan 37, Ranger 29; Record: McLennan 15-9 (7-2).