Lady Roadrunners Take Down McLennan College Williams, Mack Lead AC to Payback Win

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Angelina College’s Natasha Mack (10) scores on a jump hook over a pair of McLennan defenders during Wednesday’s game. The Lady Roadrunners downed the Highlassies 80-71 at Shands Gymnasium. (Gary Stallard/AC Press photo)

Every Lady Roadrunner who suited up for the game made her way into the scorebook, and Angelina College needed every bit of those contributions in exacting a little revenge in Wednesday’s 80-71 win over McLennan Community College at Shands Gymnasium.

Exactly one week after dropping an 88-82 decision to the Highlassies in Waco, the Lady ‘Runners put forth a solid team effort in AC’s second win of the season.

Mia Williams scored 17 points to lead the Lady Roadrunners, connecting on five three pointers for the night. Natasha Mack added 13 points, 15 rebounds and six blocked shots; and Angelica Darcus finished with 11 points in the win.

Jaylonn Walker led the Highlassies with 20 points. Velma Mitchell added 16.

AC never trailed in the game, leading by as many as 21 points in the fourth quarter.

The Lady Roadrunners (2-2) will travel to Tyler this weekend as participants in the Tyler Classic. AC faces Collin County at 1 p.m. on Friday and Ranger College at 11 a.m. on Saturday.

The e-mail address for AC’s Sports Information Director is gstallard@angelina.edu.

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Gary Stallard
Gary Stallard

Sports Information Director Gary Stallard, who also serves as a Liberal Arts Instructor, begins his eleventh season with Angelina College. Following a career as a U.S. Marine, Stallard completed his bachelor’s degree at Stephen F. Austin University, where he majored in English and Journalism. For more than 16 years, he has worked as a sports writer/columnist/photographer for the Lufkin Daily News; he continues to contribute free-lance articles on occasion. Stallard has won several awards for writing, including the Golden Hoops Award for basketball writing in 2003, Regional Sports Writer of the Year in 2004, and the Texas Press Association’s first-place award for column writing in 2007 and in 2014. He has also done basketball, football and baseball radio and live streaming play-by- play and color commentary for an ESPN affiliate. Currently Stallard serves as play-by-play broadcaster for AC basketball, baseball and softball games.

Prior to arriving at Angelina College, Stallard taught English at Lufkin High School for four years. He currently teaches Developmental Writing classes at AC. He and his wife Susan live in Lufkin.

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