Highland CC Sports recap: Basketball and Baseball

Highland Community College sports recap of the latest action for the men's and women's basketball teams, also baseball. The basketball teams split a double-header with Allen County Community College back on Tuesday, as the men fell 82-71 , while the women came away with the victory at home 75-39.

For the baseball squad they've started off the season strong with a 7-3 record, going 2-0 in a recent double-header against Southeast.

HCC Men's Basketball:

After winning a pair of games the Scotties now have lost two straight to Neosho and their last game to Allen County. Highland fell by 11 points at home to Allen County 82-71, after they lead at the half by one-point 41-40, but it was a nice second half by Allen County that did in the Scotties. As Allen County shot 55.7% from the floor and 46.7% from three-point land in the game, while outscoring Highland by 12 points in the second half. Highland now sits at 15-14 on the season with the loss, while Allen County improves to 13-16 with the win.

Four players scored double figures for the Red Devils of Allen County, with Terrell Sears and Terrence Williams leading the way with 14 points each. Three players scored double figures for the Scotties in the lost with guard, Roderick Camphor pacing the way in the loss with a game-high 22 points; while De'Andre Upchurch added 18 points, but it ultimately wasn't enough for the Scotties to secure the win.

Next up for the Scotties is a matchup against Coffeyville Community College on March 3rd, to end the regular season.

HCC Women's Basketball:

The lady Scotties have enjoyed a fantastic season thus far, being the season unranked jumping up to their current 6th ranking in the country; while also, enjoying their first winning season since 1984. The Lady Scotties have only stumbled two times this season, suffering defeating only twice. They stretched their current winning streak to seven games with a 75-39 win over Allen County Community College in their last contest.

Five players, netted double figures for the Lady Scotties with guard, Kathyrn Thomas leading the way with a game-high 20 points. Forward, Sharniece Lewis had herself a double-double in the game to help the Scotties secure the victory as she finished with 14 points and 11 rebounds in the game. The Red Devils of Allen County had a rough night for the floor only shooting 31.1% from the floor and 22.2% from three-point land, with no Red Devil able to muster more than eight points.

With the loss Allen County falls to 11-18 on the season; while the Scotties have won their last seven games now and improve to 27-2 on the season.

HCC Baseball:

The baseball season has already gotten off to a solid start to their season as they improved to 7-3 on the year with a sweep in a double-header against Southeast.

Game one of the double-header went drastically in favor of the Scotties as they won in runaway fashion 15-2. The Scotties ultilized big inning of seven and eight runs in the third and fourth inning to snatch up the big victory in game one. Highland as a team had 15 hits in the first game with Jeremy Monty leading the way going 3-4 with two runs scored and two RBI's.

Game two was a different story went it comes to the score it was only a final of 5-2 going seven innings, but the end result was the same as Highland came out on top. Highland only mustered nine hits in the second game but it was enough to get the job, has they scored four of their five runs in the third inning and adding one extra run in the bottom of the sixth for good measure. Jeremy Monty had himself another good game for the Scotties as he went 2-4 with one run scored in the second game; while Jordan Oddo also notched two hits, going 2-3 with both hits being doubles.

Next up for the Scotties is a three-game series with Kansas City Kansas Community College with a double-header on Saturday and the final game on Sunday; games played at KCK Community College.

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