Lady Highlanders prevail in close game against Robbinsville

By Brian O’Shea, Plateau Daily News

Highlands varsity girls basketball team hosted Robbinsville on Jan. 16 and won a hard-fought game by a slim margin ending with a 48-41 final.

Highlands Bella Wilson drains a 3-pointer against Robbinsville at home.

Highlands next plays on Jan. 27 when they host Blue Ridge Early College and hold Senior Night.

Highlands Ezra Branham brings the ball down court in the final minutes of a tied game.

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Highlands Coach Brett Lamb is psyched about a clutch basket against Robbinsville.

Varsity girls begin at 6 p.m. and senior athletes will be recognized between games.

Highlands B Bryson puts 2 points on the board with a lay up.

Highlands Lilly Bryson positions herself to maintain control of the ball.

Highlands Aislynn Luck sets up on defense against Robbinsville.

Highlands cheerleader Katie Earp keeps the crowd psyched at home on Jan. 16 against Robbinsville.

Highlands Riley Conner drives to the hoop for 2 points.

Highlands Bella Wilson sinks a free throw.

Highlands Aislynn Luck looks for an opening under the basket.

Highlands B Bryson waits for a free throw to drop.

Highlands Lilly Bryson takes off on a fast break.

Highlands Ezra Branham drives to the hoop for 2.

Highlands B Bryson calls a play and gets ready to make her move.

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