The McLennan Highlanders topped Eastfield, 98-65, Wednesday night at The Highlands to move to 12-1 on the season.

Javen Hedgeman led the Highlanders with 19 points. Marquez Cooper and Jashawn Talton scored 15 points each. Xaiver Armstead scored 12. Sasa Vuksanvic and Garrett Shaw added 10 points each.

The Highlanders ended the first half on a 14-3 run to take an 11-point edge at halftime, and they didn’t let up once the second half began. McLennan opened on an 8-2 run to build the 53-36 lead with 18:15 remaining in the game. Eastfield would trim the lead to 13 a few minutes later but the Highlanders continued to pull away down the stretch.

The Highlanders will close out the fall portion of their game Friday with a 2 p.m. contest at Lone Star College-Tomball.


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