The Highlands School varsity basketball teams faced fierce opposition in their games against Cherokee High School on Tuesday night.
The Highlands middle school boys’ basketball team claimed victory over rival Blue Ridge last Thursday in a game that was a close battle to the end.
The Highlands School varsity boys’ basketball team is coming together, as it beat Hiwassee Dam at home on Tuesday, 68-58. Jose Jimenez was the leading scorer, with 16 points.
The varsity boys basketball team lost 62-44 to Hayesville High School at home on Dec. 19, as their attempts to score were foiled by a tight defense.
All four Highlands School basketball teams rolled over Nantahala at home last Friday night, as the Highlanders celebrated Homecoming.