Highland rallies to knock off W’brook

Ron Howell
Sports Editor

HIGHLAND — Trailing 38-18 to Westbrook at halftime, Highland rallied for 26 second-half points, the last a tie-breaking score with :54 remaining in the contest, as the Hornets pulled out a 44-38 win in the District 8-1A, Division I opener for both teams on Friday.
Sam Spaulding hit a 10-yard pass to Nate Bennett as Highland (5-2) broke a 38-38 deadlock. Westbrook (3-3) still led 38-26 after three periods until Highland’s 18-0 run in the fourth pulled out the win.
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