Highlands boys varsity basketball team had reasons to celebrate after winning the Little Smoky Mountain Conference tournament on Thursday against Hiwassee Dam. It was the first time they had won the tournament in the four seasons Brett Lamb has been their head coach. The final score was 57-46 and the tournament was held at Blue Ridge Early College.
The other reason to celebrate is that it was also the fourth year in a row the Highlanders have won the regular season championship.
Playoff schedules are expected to be released on Sunday. Stay tuned to Plateau Daily News for updates.
Highlands boys varsity basketball team wins the Little Smoky Mountain Conference tournament against Hiwassee Dam on Thursday. The team holds up four fingers representing a 4-peat in winning the Little Smoky Mountain Conference regular-season championship.
Highlands Mattson Gates takes the pass from Dillon Schmitt and scores 2.
There’s only so much Highlands Dillon Schmitt can do to help when Jake Billingsley is wrestling for a loose ball against two Hiwassee players.
Highlands Jon “Bill” Miller goes for the stealth block against Hiwassee Dam on Thursday.
Highlands Destin Gearhart takes it to the basket for the lay up against Hiwassee Dam at the LSMC championship.
Highlands Hunter Collins pull up for the short field goal on Thursday against Hiwassee Dam.
Making it look simple, Highlands Drew Chalker lays one in against Hiwasee Dam on Thursday.
Highlands Dillon Schmitt hugs the baseline on his way to the basket against Hiwassee Dam.
Highlands boys varsity basketball team wins the Little Smoky Mountain Conference regular-season championship for the fourth year in a row.
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