The Highlands Bluebirds softball team (13-8 overall) avenged an early-season loss to the Dixie Heights Lady Colonels with a 7-4 win in Crescent Spring on Friday.
Highlands outhit Dixie Heights, 12-10. The Lady Colonels also committed three errors to one for the Bluebirds.
Freshman pitcher Gracie Schlosser picked up the win for the Bluebirds. She struck out one and walked two. Schlosser also went 2-for-3 at the plate.
Junior Abby Rust went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a run batted in and two runs scored to lead Highlands. Junior Piper Macke also went 3-for-4 with an RBI.
Highlands plays twice at Oldham County on Saturday. The Bluebirds take on Oldham County and Louisville Mercy.
Highlands (25-9) saw its final game of the regular season against Conner cancelled. The Bluebirds play in the 36th District semifinals Saturday against Newport.