Boys Varsity Basketball · Highlands Leaks Away Trojans in 4th

81 Highlands High School
59 Derry Area High School
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The #3 ranked WPIAL 4A Highland Rams (13-2, 4-1) leaked out past the Trojans in the 4th quarter to post an 81-59 win on the road.
Derry Area, trailed by 6 in the third quarter, but couldn’t get a stop and a bucket to continue slicing into the Rams lead.
The Trojans nearly had four players in double figures, led by Aidan Bushey with 16. Tanner Nicely had 14, Tyson Webb 10 & Ryan Bushey 9.
Highlands was led by the trio of Luke Cochran’s 24, Johnny Crise 21 & Korey Myers 21 points.
Derry Area travels to Penns Manor for an exhibition game Friday night before returning to Section 4A play at Freeport next Tuesday to start the grind of the second round of Section play.
The Trojans currently hold the 4th playoff spot, a game behind Mt. Pleasant, who will pay a visit to Derry Area on Friday, January 24th.