The McLennan Highlanders Battled the Angelina Roadrunners for a 73-59 Victory This Afternoon at The Highlands
The McLennan Highlanders defeated the Angelina Roadrunners 73-59 in a closely contested game. AJ Barnes led the Highlanders with 16 points, while Cedric Kelley and CJ Hall added 13 and 12 points, respectively.
The McLennan Highlanders and Angelina Roadrunners played a closely contested game, with McLennan ultimately coming out on top with a 73-59 victory. The game was tied early on, but the Highlanders were able to take a 10-5 lead thanks to three free throws from Cedric Kelley and a bucket from CJ Hall. McLennan was able to extend their lead to double digits with a 3-pointer from Nick Shogbonyo and back-to-back long balls from AJ Barnes. Angelina managed to trim the lead back to six, but the Highlanders were able to take a 28-18 lead into halftime.
The Highlanders extended their lead to 11 early in the second half, but Angelina began to rally. The Roadrunners cut the lead to two at 42-40 with 16:06 remaining in the game. McLennan responded with a 7-2 run to go up by seven, but Angelina always managed to trim the lead back to two. The Highlanders finally put the game away with a 7-0 run in the final minutes, securing the 73-59 victory. AJ Barnes led McLennan with 16 points, while Cedric Kelley and CJ Hall added 13 and 12 points, respectively. Jaylen Thompson and Nick Shogbonyo also scored 10 points each for the Highlanders.