Highlands girls varsity basketball team firmly defeats Rosman

Highlands girls varsity basketball team came out ready to play and took down Rosman 69-37 on Tuesday.

Highlands Chela Green drives to the hoop against Rosman on Tuesday. Highlands won 69-37.

The Lady Highlanders kept their passes quick and tight and were on fire shooting from outside the paint. Tuesday’s win over Rosman is Highlands Head Coach Jake Page’s first career varsity win.

“It feels great,” said Page. “All the credit goes to the girls. They moved the ball well, our defense was solid, and we were rebounding well. They were bringing it on both ends of the court.”

Highlands Julia Schmitt gets denied the basket against Rosman and no whistle was blown at Tuesday’s game in Highlands.

He added that he saw a change in the team’s attitude when they played Rosman.

Highlands Jeslyn Head makes her move and drives to the basket.

Highlands’ victory was not a one-person effort. Points were spread throughout the team as all players contributed.

  • Reese Schmitt- 8
  • Haley Borino-13
  • Chela Green- 7
  • Bailey Schmitt- 2
  • Jordan Carrier- 17
  • Brooklynn Houston- 6
  • Sayla Roman- 2
  • Kedra McCall- 14
Highlands kept the pressure on defense up as from left Jordan Carrier, Hannah Holt, and Kedra McCall attack a Rosman player from three sides.

“They brought a different intensity against Rosman I haven’t seen in the past couple of games,” said Page. “But they stayed patient and waited for the looks they wanted.”

Highlands Haley Borino and Julia Schmitt shut down the hole to the lane against Rosman.

Highlands plays away tonight against Swain at a time 6:30 p.m.

Highlands Brooklyn Houston works the boards hard at the both ends of the floor and makes Rosman work for it on defense.
Highlands Reese Schmitt scores two points on a fast break against Rosman.
Highlands Kedra McCall is a force on both offense and defense. She scored 14-points against Rosman.
With the pressure on, Highlands Jordan Carrier protects the ball making her way down the court on Tuesday.

Article and photos by Brian O’Shea
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