Highlassies pick up win on the road at Blinn

Highlassies pick up win on the road at Blinn

The McLennan Highlassies traveled to Brenham Monday evening and handed the Blinn Buccaneers a 67-56 loss in the season opener at the Kruse Center.
 
It was a close game through the first quarter. McLennan built a seven-point lead but Blinn cut it to two going into the second period, 17-15. The Buccaneers took the lead in the second quarter and held it into the third. The teams traded the lead in the third with the Highlassies taking the 45-41 advantage into the final period. McLennan outscored Blinn 22-15 in the final period to seal the victory.
 
KeeKee Nowlin led the Highlassies with 11 points and Anastacia Mickens added 10.
 
With the win, McLennan improves to 3-0 on the season. The Highlassies will compete in the Temple College Classic this weekend, facing San Antonio College Friday at 7 p.m. and Coastal Bend Saturday at noon.