Posted On: 12/2/18 10:25 PM

Highland pulled of a big victory over Edwardsville 47-45. This game was a part of the Scott Credit Union Shootout played at Edwardsville on Saturday. Edwardsville got out to an early 12 point lead. Highland was able to close the gap to 6 at halftime. The Lady Bulldogs took control of the game in the 3rd quarter. During the 4th quarter they were able to build the lead to 7 points. The Lady Tigers did not go away and had the ball with 8 seconds left down 2 but were never able to get a shot off. Highland came away with a hard fought 47-45 victory.

  • Bella LaPorta a 5'11 Sophomore at Highland was voted the MVP of the game. She had 13 points and was tough on defense and on the boards. Bella is strong and athletic. She is able to finish with both hands in the paint. Bella made 3/4 on her free throws including 2 key free throws late in the game. If Bella can continue scoring inside for Highland it adds another key dimension to their team that is needed.
  • Sydney Harris a 6'0 Freshman led Edwardsville in scoring with 16. She hit two huge 3 pointers

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