Photo courtesy of MCC
Photo courtesy of MCC

BOSSIER PARISH,  LA – The McLennan Community College Highlanders defeated the Bossier Parish Cavaliers 95-57 Friday night on the opening day of the Bossier Parish (La.) Classic.  The win moves the Highlanders to an 11-0 record for the season.

McLennan started the game sluggish, allowing Bossier Parish to open on a 9-0 run.  The Highlanders bounced back, taking the 14-13 lead midway through the half.  The two teams traded the lead down the stretch and McLennan held the 38-34 advantage at the break.

The Highlanders were hot in the second half, opening on a 22-3 run to break the game open.

Sophomore Shawn Prudhomme led McLennan with 14 points and sophomore Wayne Langston added 12.  Freshmen Austen Bradshaw and Jalen Jones scored 11 points each.  Sophomore Deondre Ray rounded out the Highlanders in double figures with 10 points.

McLennan returns to action on Saturday, taking on Southern-Shreveport at 2 p.m.