Highland And Canton Basketball
Canton R-V Tyler Frazier #34 shooting, Kyle Frazier #50 going in for rebound.
Highland hosted Canton on January 11 and won the annual County Top Cat Trophy. The Cougars won 53-46. Drew Mallett scored 18 points, including his 1,000th point as a Cougar. Alex Meyer scored 17 points. Thursday, January 13, Highland played Macon in their first CCC game of the season. Highland won 52-51 on two free throws by Alex Meyer with 6 seconds left in the game. Alex Meyer led the team with 27 points. Drew Mallett added 17 points.
In girls action the Highland girls fall to Canton 57-37. Clay had 21 points for Canton. Morgan Keith with 10 points for Highland. The Canton Lady Tigers took home the County Top Cat Trophy for 2022. The Highland Lady Cougars faced Macon on Jan. 14 and lost that match, 45-28. Ansley bringer led all scorers with 19 points. The championship games from the Highland tournament were postponed and will be announced at a later date.
Both Highland and Canton boys and girls teams are scheduled to play this week in the Palmyra Tournament with the championship games to be played Jan. 22.
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