Highland clinched a share of the KMAC boys’ basketball title with a 65-42 win over visiting Cardington Saturday night.
The Scots got off to a good start, leading 15-4 after the first quarter and 35-17 at the half. While the Pirates were able to trim five points off their deficit in the third quarter, Highland took the fourth by a 19-9 margin to clinch the win.
Mack Anglin hit three three-pointers in scoring a game-high 18 points. Ty Stiffler scored 14, Andrew Wheeler had 13, Ian Taylor finished with nine and Chase Carpenter contributed eight points as Highland had a balanced scoring effort. For Cardington, Cayman Spires connected three times from long range in scoring 11 points, while Branden Steckel added 10.
Northmor Golden Knights
Northmor couldn’t recover from a slow start against Grandview Heights on Saturday and wound up falling by a 78-32 margin.
The Golden Knights found themselves in a 25-7 hole after eight minutes of play. Grandview would go on to outscore them 17-10 in the second quarter, 20-5 in the third and 16-10 in the fourth as they pulled away.
Blake Miller’s eight points led Northmor.
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