Highlassies fall to Tyler

Highlassies fall to Tyler

The McLennan Highlassies fell to the Tyler Lady Apaches 78-54 this afternoon in the Angelina Classic in Lufkin.

Tyler jumped out to the 28-11 lead at the end of the first quarter and McLennan trailed 40-21 at halftime. The Lady Apaches outscored the Highlassies 24-23 in the third and 14-10 in the final quarter to take the win.

Miannah Little led McLennan with 13 points. Valisa Millhouse and Kinley Brown scored nine points each.

The Highlassies will face Angelina at 3 p.m. Saturday. Livestreaming is available at www.AngelinaAthletics.com.

McLennan: Valisa Millhouse 3 3-4 9; Miannah Little 5 2-3 13; Demetrius Lewis 1 1-2 3; Jaydyn Bullard 0 0-0 0; Pryia Thompson 1 2-4 4; Mersadez Nephew 1 0-0 2; Gabby Owens 0 0-0 0; Kinley Brown 4 1-2 9; Bailee St. Romain 1 1-2 3; Brielle Dorsey 1 2-4 4; Kai Finister 3 1-2 7; Mariona Garcia 0 0-0 0; Totals: 20 13-23 54.

Tyler: Deborah Ogayemi 3 2-3 8; Veonce Powell 4 0-0 11; Shadiya Thomas 2 3-3 9; Trinitee Alexander 1 0-0 2; Taryn Willis 7 0-0 14; Nasarine Williams 1 4-4 6; Tia Morgan 0 0-0 0; Nadechka Laceen 6 11-13 24; Emari Sidney 1 0-0 2; Daija Torns 1 0-0 2; Totals: 26 20-24 78.

3-pointers: McLennan 1 (Little 1), Tyler 6 (Powell 3, Thomas 2, Laceen 1); Total fouls: McLennan 22, Tyler 14; Fouled out: Tyler (Willis, Torns); Halftime score: 40-21; Record: McLennan 3-4.