Highland MS girls split with Elgin


By ROB HAMILTON

MCSSports@civitasmedia.com

The Highland Middle School girls’ basketball teams split their games with Elgin on Monday.

The seventh grade girls claimed a 33-18 victory. They jumped out to an 11-2 lead after the first quarter and never trailed after that, outscoring Elgin in the second and third quarters to build a commanding lead.

In the eighth grade game, Highland fell 42-34. The Scots only trailed by one point at the half, but were outscored 12-2 in the third quarter as Elgin was able to pull away for the win. Madison Cecil led Highland with 13 points, while Brooklyn Baird added 10.

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