DECATUR - Struggles on the hardwood continue for East Central Community College basketball squads following setbacks to Meridian Community College Thursday in the Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building.

The Lady Warriors were outscored by an 82-64 margin and the Warriors were edged 75-71 in the MACJC South Division matchups.

Freshman guard Bryanna McClendon tallied 15 points to lead the EC women, who fell to 7-10 overall and 2-6 in league play. McClendon is a product of Lake High School.

Also scoring in double figures were Jaleshia Jones of Wayne County, 14; and Leake Academy product Anna Katherine Nowell of Philadelphia, 11.

Other point makers were Kimberly Wallace, a product of Ouachita Parish in Monroe, La., and Tynika Bender of Newton, eight each; Andreka Harper of Forest, four; and Shaniqua Quinn of Brandon and Haley Watkins of Scott Central, two each. Wallace was top the rebounder with 10 boards.

EC trailed 47-32 at the break.

The Warriors were led by Jacques Johnson's 15 points. Other top point makers were Quinton Campbell, a product of Mary G. Montgomery HS in Mobile, 13; and Terrance Mujahid of Westwood HS in Memphis, 10. The 6-7, 210-pound sophomore forward led in rebounds with 10.

Also scoring were Kristian Clark of St. Martin, nine; Ramone Tate of St. Stanislaus, eight; Keon McKinney of West Point, seven; Michael Matlock of Central High in Memphis, five; and Demarkus Jones of Terry and Demond Morgan of Morton, two each.

Kenny Davis pumped in 24 point to lead the Eagles, who improved to 4-12 and 3-5.

The visitors held a 41-31 advantage at the break.