Highland girls will return to playoffs; Plowgirls win

The Highland girls will be in the playoffs for the 11th consecutive year after defeating Loraine, 63-52, on Friday behind a 34-point effort from Sierra Allen.Lora Stewart and Jes-sica McCain each had nine, Beth Richburg and Megan Thompson four and Kara Hughey three for Highland (8-2 in District 11-A, Divis-ion II, 20-7 overall). Roscoe’s girls also helped their playoff chances Friday, pulling into a third-place tie by beating Haskell 34-29 in District 9-A, Division I. The teams are both 3-4.Faith Boren had 11 points, Lynnsi Moses seven, Sara Kingston five, Jacinda Mor-ales and Carolina Perez four and Torrey Willman three.Highland’s boys (2-6) fell to Loraine 38-34 and Roscoe’s boys (1-5) lost to Haskell 69-31. For High-land, Ron Covington had 18 points, Ethan Wilson seven, Shelby Howard five and Laramie Thompson four. Jesus Leanos had 12, Luke Rovig seven, Keeston Ford six and Brant Burnett, Cutter Davilla and Dillon Freeman one for Roscoe. Results for Blackwell’s girls and boys were unavailable.