Highlands JV boys basketball team beats Rosman at home

Highlands junior varsity boys basketball team took on Rosman at home on Friday and won 46-34.

Highlands Coach Brian Dearth said they may have walked away with the win, but it was a learning experience.

“We got beat down the floor on defense more than I would have liked for sure and we need to be more patient on offense and get the ball inside more, but it was a good win over an athletic team and it gets us going in the right direction,” said Dearth.

Highlands Win Dyleski drives up the court against Rosman at home on Friday.

He added that it was a challenge shutting down what Rosman brought to the table.

“They were fast and moved the ball up the floor quickly and we couldn’t adjust enough to it,” said Dearth.

The Highlanders are a young team and Dearth said they’re working hard to improve.

“We are going to keep building and keep getting better,” he said. “It’s a good group but they are young and inexperienced.”

Highlands next plays Towns County on the road at 4 p.m. on Monday.

Highlands Trevor Reese makes his move to the basket against Rosman.

Highlands Brandon Moss not making it easy for Rosman on Friday.

Highlands Davis Ingate is set to pass the ball inside the paint for the assist.

Highlands JJ Postell sees his opening and drives to the hoop.

Highlands Middle School cheerleaders crushing it at various breaks throughout the game.

From left are Highlands James Earp who helps shield Lawson Shuler as he puts two on the board.

Article and photos by Brian O’Shea
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