The Highlands middle school boys’ basketball team claimed victory over rival Blue Ridge last Thursday in a game that was a close battle to the end.
The Highlands School varsity boys’ basketball team is coming together, as it beat Hiwassee Dam at home on Tuesday, 68-58. Jose Jimenez was the leading scorer, with 16 points.
The varsity boys basketball team lost 62-44 to Hayesville High School at home on Dec. 19, as their attempts to score were foiled by a tight defense.
All four Highlands School basketball teams rolled over Nantahala at home last Friday night, as the Highlanders celebrated Homecoming.
Opening night for Highlands School basketball brought a mixed bag on Monday, as the junior varsity and varsity boys’ teams lost (38-32 and 62-54, respectively) but the varsity girls won, 47-42.