Highlands boys JV basketball team defeats Blue Ridge for LSMC tournament championship

Highlands boys junior varsity basketball team faced off against Blue Ridge in the Little Smoky Mountain Conference tournament finals on Thursday and earned the championship trophy with a final score of 67-47.

Both teams gave it their all in the fast-paced championship game, but errors and missed opportunities got the best of the Bobcats.

The playoff schedule is expected to be released on Sunday (Feb. 24). Stay tuned to Plateau Daily News for updates.

Highlands junior varsity basketball team wins the Little Smoky Mountain Conference tournament championship against Blue Ridge on Thursday in Cashiers.

Highlands Griffin Green drives the ball using a pick from Garrison Chalker on Thursday in Cashiers.

Blue Ridge Korbin Walters makes a break for it against Highlands Ethan Tate.

Blue Ridge Jacob Pressler works on boxing out Highlands Logan Petrone.

Highlands Connor Briggs rethinks his plan as Blue Ridge Collin Bryson closes in.

Blue Ridge Julio Martinez and Highlands Garrison Chalker both go for a tipped pass.

Highlands Collin Stoltzfus in mid-air trying to maintain possession under pressure from Blue Ridge Collin Bryson (left) and Kaleb Fugate.

Blue Ridge Jacob Pressler makes the quick lay up after his initial coast-to-coast fast-break was foiled by Highlands.

Blue Ridge Korbin Walters and Highlands Jeffrey Olvera work for position while moving down the court.

Photos by Brian O’Shea
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