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Highland CC Sports Round-Up - Women & Men's Basketball Snag Wins & Eleven Football Players Earn KJCCC Honors
By Mike Smith
Copyright: MSC Sports

Highland Women's Basketball Continue to Rolls
The second ranked Highland lady Scotties continue to roll to open the 2016-17 basketball season cruising past Missouri Valley College junior varsity on Monday 90-36. 

The Scotties led just 16-13 after the first quarter but a 25-6 second quarter gave the Scotties a 22-point lead by halftime and the Highland put the game away in the third quarter with a 27-4 quarter. Mariane Carvalho led Highland with 21 points and added eight rebounds, while Szonja Vukov chipped in a double-double with 17 points and 14 rebounds. Tiana Cook and Shaiann Tramble each added 12 and 10 points, respectively in the win. 

The win pushes Highland to 6-0 on the season and they get back to action again on Friday as they host the Scottie Classic and will play William Penn JV on Friday at 5:00pm and Bacone College JV at 4:00pm on Saturday. 

Highland Men's Basketball Makes It Four Straight Wins
Highland went on the road on Tuesday and won their fourth-straight since a season opening loss taking down Wentworth Military Academy 85-50 in the most recent contest. 

By halftime the Scotties led 40-26 and continued to grow the lead in the second half on their way to the win as the team shot 70.8% from the free throw line in the contest. Dontre English paced Highland with 22 points, while Jaquan Daniels added 20 points and Ryan Haskins chipped in 10 points in the win. 

The fourth-straight victory moves Highland to 4-1 on the season and they get back to action in the Scottie Classic this Friday and Saturday playing Midland junior varsity and Pure Prep Academy, respectively at 7:00 and 6:00pm. 

Eleven Highland Football Players Earn KJCCC All-Conference Honors
The Highland football team wrapped up the 2016 season with the most wins since 1994 finishing 7-4 overall and 4-3 in the conference to tie for second in the KJCCC and finished the season in the rankings. 

Eleven Scotties have earned KJCCC All-Conference honors for their performance this year. Leading the way is sophomore, Marquis Terry who earned Offensive Player of the Year honors in the KJCCC after leading the league in rush yards 1,319 yards and rushing touchdowns with 16. Terry also got the nod for first team offense, while sophomore, Demarre Kitt earned first team offense at wide receiver and freshman, Torrey Boone picked up first team offense honors at guard. Sophomore, Jamal Wooten picked up second team offense honors at fullback, while honorable mention honors were handed out to freshman, Bailen Brumfield, Ali Mboob and Mike Davis at tight end, tackle and tackle, respectively and sophomore, Kahlil Render at quarterback. 

Freshman, Brandon Berry led the Highland honorees for All-Conference on defense earning second team defense at defensive end, while sophomore, Jacob Rominger and freshman, Jeremiah Hill each earned honorable mention defensive honors. 

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