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Friday, December 9, 2016

Finding their Stride

Bluebirds drop another close one

PHOTO: Allen Ramsey, 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 Highlands Bluebirds basketball team continues to stay within striking distance of opponents despite its 0-3 record.

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.

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