Bluebirds drop another close one
|PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, DWCPhoto.com. Highlands junior Jacob Noe fires off a shot against South Laurel on Friday. Highlands lost 67-59 to the visitors from the 13th Region.|
The Bluebirds dropped the home opener, 67-59 to the visiting South Laurel Cardinals (5-0) from the 13th Region. The three losses have come by an average of six points.
Highlands found a lot of offense from its main threat in senior 6-foot-5-inch post Kyle Finfrock with 23 points. Junior point guard Braden Posey added 12.
The Bluebirds made 19-of-28 free-throw tries for 68 percent. That mark went slightly above the 67 percent for South Laurel at 16-of-24.
Highlands plays host to St. Henry (2-2) on Saturday. Game time is 6 p.m.