Highlassies eclipse Lady Suns

Highlassies eclipse Lady Suns

In women's action of Monday afternoon's hoops doubleheader, the Highlassies defeated the Lady Suns 83-48.
 
Jade Bradley drained a 3-pointer to start the scoring for McLennan but Cedar Valley took control early. The Lady Suns responded with a 9-0 run over a four minute period to build a six-point lead at 9-3 with 4:40 to go in the first quarter. Cedar Valley would lead by four, 11-7 with 3:19 on the clock. The Highlassie bench ignited a rally. Annya Moss and Ny'Asia Goldman combined for a 10-0 run to put McLennan up by six, 17-11. The Highlassies would led by seven after a quarter of play, 20-13.
 
The Highlassies opened the second quarter on a 13-1 run as they held the Lady Suns to just one free throw for over five minutes of play. McLennan would lead by 22 at halftime, 43-21.
 
With the game well out of reach, the Highlassies continued to roll in the second half. Cedar Valley made a 10-2 run late in the third quarter but it wasn't enough to overcome the McLennan lead.
 
Raija Todd led the Highlassies with 17 points and Annya Moss had 15.

McLennan: Raija Todd 5 3-4 17; Ny'Asia Goldman 3 2-2 8; Kenidi White 3 0-0 7; Jaidyn Fontenette 2 0-0 5; Yumon Simien 2 0-0 5; Jade Bradley 5 1-2 12; Mele Kaloni Kailahi 2 2-2 8; Annya Moss 7 2-2 15; Khadidiatou Niang 0 0-0 0; Elizabeth Critton 1 0-0 2; Seynabou Thiam 1 0-0 2; Totals: 31 10-12 83.
 
Cedar Valley: Kasey Cooper 1 1-2 3; Katelyn Harbison 4 0-0 10; Kenahdi Moore 2 0-2 4; Kaiyla Payne 4 0-0 8; Alana Rusk 0 2-6 2; Kyla London 0 0-0 0; Jaidyn Johnson 3 1-2 7; T'Rainei Walker 0 0-0 0; J'Kimbria Criss 5 4-6 14; 18 8-18 48.
Totals:
 
3-pointers: McLennan 11 (Todd 4, Moss 2, Kailahi 2, Bradley 1, White 1, Fontenette 1), Cedar Valley 2 (Harbison 2); Total fouls: McLennan 16; Cedar Valley 11; Halftime score: McLennan 43, Cedar Valley 21; Record: 9-2.