A slow start was costly for the Highland girls’ basketball team when they lost a 60-36 game at home against Shelby on Thursday.
The Whippets jumped out to a 20-3 lead in the first quarter in picking up the win. The two teams played evenly over the middle quarters, with Shelby holding a 29-27 advantage during that span, before the visitors took an 11-6 edge in the fourth to finish off their win.
The Scots got nine points by Abby Jordan and eight from Kameron Stover.
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