Highlands girls JV basketball team takes loss against Murphy

Highlands girls junior varsity played a tough game against Murphy but ended up losing on Wednesday with a final score of 50-33.

The scheduled game on Feb. 4 against Eagle Ridge at home has been cancelled. Highlands JV girls do not play again until Feb. 8 in Nantahala. Highlands boys and girls varsity teams, and boys JV team will play at 5 p.m. at home against Blue Ridge today.

Highlands Ava Schmitt drives her way to the hoop against Murphy on Wednesday at home. Highlands lost 50-33.

Highlands Alyson Dayton snags a rebound against Murphy and takes the ball up the court.

Highlands Bella Branham calls the play, spots Anne Marie Moore under the hoop and passes inside the paint.

Highlands Madi Drummonds takes a moment to scan the court and plot the best way to get the ball inside.

Highlands Brandy Zagal reads the defense, calls the play and moves into action.

Highlands Anne Marie Moore powers through some serious opposition to make it to the hoop for 2 points on Wednesday against Murphy.

Photos by Brian O’Shea
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