The MCC women’s basketball team topped Angelina, 88-82, in its season opener Wednesday evening.

Velma Mitchell led McLennan scorers with 20 points. Jaylonn Walker followed with 19, while Colandria Haynes and Nadia Hayes added 13 and 11, respectively.

The Highlassies return to action on Friday, facing Coastal Bend at 6 p.m. in game three of the McLennan Classic.

The MCC men’s basketball team tips off its season at 6:30 p.m. Thursday against Lone Star College-Tomball.

Check the Waco Trib over the weekend for basketball season previews on both the Highlanders and Highlassies.

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