In a game that came down to the final minute, the McLennan Highlassies fell to the Kilgore Lady Rangers 67-61 Saturday afternoon in Kilgore.
McLennan opened the game on an 8-0 run. Kilgore rallied to take the 11-9 lead with 10:39 remaining in the half. The Highlassies regained the lead on the next possession and extended it to six. The Lady Rangers fought back to tie the game at 31 at halftime.
Kilgore built an eight-point lead with 12:35 to go in the game, 49-41. The Highlassies responded with a 6-0 run in the next minute, cutting the lead to two. The Lady Rangers extended the lead to six but the Highlassies weren't done. McLennan tied the game at 61 with 1:43 to play. It was all Kilgore from there as the Lady Rangers scored six points to secure the win.
Sophomore Ashley Bean led the Highlassies with 12 points. Freshman Kendra Wynn and sophomore Shanice Davis added 11 and 10 points, respectively.
McLennan returns to action on Tuesday, hosting Blinn at 5:30 p.m.