By Rob Hamilton
Highland’s girls’ basketball team could not recover from a slow start in falling at Utica by a 54-39 margin on Thursday.
The Lady Scots fell in a 12-5 hole after the first quarter and were then outscored 14-13 in the second period, 11-6 in the third and 17-15 in the fourth as Utica pulled away to claim the win.
Madison Cecil scored 17 to lead Highland, while Raven Tilford added 10 and Peyton Carpenter tallied eight.
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