Highlands girls JV basketball team scrapes together a win against East Henderson

It wasn’t the prettiest win for Highlands girls junior varsity basketball team, but Head Coach Jake Page said he’ll take it. Highlands defeated East Henderson on Dec. 17 with a final score of 40-18.

Highlands Anne Marie Moore rejects a shot by East Henderson with authority on Monday, Dec. 17 against East Henderson. Highlands won 40-18.

“It was a little sloppy, but an ugly win is better than a good loss,” said Page.

He added that they had trouble following-through on shots.

“We played hard, but we couldn’t finish our shots at the rim,” said Page. “Either way, that’s the way you want the game to end.”

Highlands Savannah Shaheen is ready to spring into action and box-out anyone between her and the ball in case the free throw doesn’t drop.

Highlands Tessa Wisniewski and an East Henderson player each race for the ball on Monday.

Highlands Brandy Zagal steals the ball from East Henderson and makes a fast break to the hoop.

Highlands Bella Branham is not about to give up possession of the ball.

Highlands Ava Schmitt grabs the rebound and drives to the East Henderson side of the court.

Photos by Brian O’Shea
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