Highland squads split DH at Guthrie
Highland came away with a split of its varsity basketball doubleheader at Guthrie on Friday.Highland’s girls defeat-ed Guthrie, 38-30, to im-prove to 3-1 this season but the Highland boys lost, 56-33, in their season opener. Sierra Allen scored 12 points and Kara Hughey 10 for the Lady Hornets, who had to rally in the second half after trailing by a point, 17-16, at inter-mission. Also scoring for High-land were Jessica McCain with six, Madison Mose-ley with four and Beth Richburg, Lora Stewart and Megan Thompson each with two points against Guthrie.The Highland boys re-ceived 13 points by Ron Covington, but no one else hit double figures. Ethan Wilson had eight points for the Hornets and Brandon Stevens seven, while Garrett Stewart and Laramie Thompson had two and Shelby Howard one. Guthrie led by just eight points, 26-18 at halftime before putting it out of reach with a 22-3 third quarter. Both Highland teams will return home Tuesday to face Spur.