Highland girls advance to regional semifinals

The Highland girls basketball team posed with its trophy on Tuesday after beating Water Valley, 40-32, in a Class 1A, Division II regional quarterfinal playoff game in Ballinger. The win sends the Lady Hornets into the regional semifinals where they will play Baird at 7 p.m. Friday in Abilene. The Highland boys lost their bi-district game to Robert Lee, 37-22, in Ballinger in the second half of Tuesday’s doubleheader. See stories on both games in the Sports section on the website or in Page 7 of today's print edition.