By Rob Hamilton
Cardington fought back in the second half to take their game at Highland to overtime and then prevailed in the extra session by a 61-58 margin on Thursday.
The Scots led 11-10 after the first quarter and 30-24 at the half. Cardington trimmed one point off their deficit in the third quarter and then outscored Highland 13-8 in the fourth to knot the score at 54. In overtime, Cardington then took a 7-4 advantage to claim the hard-fought win.
Cardington was hot from three-point range in the game, hitting 13 as a team. Garrett Wagner and Derek Goodman both connected with four, while Devin Pearl hit three. Both Wagner and Pearl scored 17 in the gamin, while Goodman added 14. Highland got a game-high 23 points from Mack Anglin, while Kaleb Phillips added 14.
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