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Highland Bulldogs sports report


Highland 57, Salem 23

The Bulldogs came out hitting on all cylinders early and rolled to a double-digit lead by halftime en route to a 57-23 win in the team’s season opener in the first game of the Salem Thanksgiving Tournament last Friday (Nov. 16).

Ellie Brown led Highland with 16 points on 7 of 12 shooting from the floor. Ashlyn Klucker added 10 points and Bella LaPorta came up big on the boards with10 rebounds.

Carterville 44, Highland 42

Day two of the Salem Tournament brought Highland an early afternoon matchup against Carterville. The Bulldogs did not have as much success against Carterville and loss a 44=42 nail-biter in a second-round game last Saturday (Nov.17). Highland dropped to 1-1 with the loss.

Ellie Brown led the Bulldogs with 11 polints . Bella LaPorta added 20 points and 13 rebounds.

Highland 46, Althoff 33

After a few hours of rest and reflection, as the refreshed Bulldogs came out ready to ball as Highland jumped to an early lead and cruised to a 46-33 victory in the third game of the Salem Thanksgiving Tournament.

Meghan Kronk paced Highland with 16 points on the night.

Highland improved to 2-1 with the win.

The Bullodgs return to action after Thanksgiving next weekend with a pair of games against Teutopolis and Centralia on Saturday (Nov. 24) in the Salem Tournament.


Belleville 11, Highland 2

Highland faced off against an explosive Belleville Township hockey club last Monday (Nov. 12) and the Bulldogs ended up having a rough night on the ice.

Belleville scored three goals in the first period and erupted for six second period goals to down the Bulldogs 11-2 in a Mississippi Valley Club Hockey Association game at East Alton Arena.

Jake Keller led Belleville (3-0) with five goals. Luke Korte and Cameron Verson scored for Highland (0-2-1). Korte and Jacob Noll each had an assist.

Columbia 15, Highland 3

A fair start for the Highland Hockey Bulldogs turned into a not so pleasant end last Tuesday (Nov. 13). Columbia outscored Highland 4-2 in the first period and broke open a close game with nine-second period goals, rolling to a 15-3 victory at East Alton Ice Arena.

Elijah DeFosset, Ryan Hofstetter, and Cameron Novak paced Columbia with 2 goals each.

Lucas Korte led the Bulldogs with 2 goals and Nicholas Riley accounted for the Bulldogs third and final goal. Highland dropped to 0-3-1.


Highland finishes second at tourney

The Highland boys bowling team finished second in the bronze division of the Zachary LeCuyer Invitational Tournament last Saturday (Nov. 10) at Camelot Bowl.

Highland scored 2760 points for its six-game total with a series high of 881 points in the sixth game.

Steven Reinacher placed 17th in the field and Austin Roach was solid, finishing in 23rd place.

Steven Reinacher paced the Bulldogs with a pinfall of 1,247 with 256 being his series high in game four. Austin Roach also had a big day with a 1,233 pinfall. Roach’s series-high 253 pinfall in game one powered his big performance as he had three games of 207 pins or more.

Lucas Hollenkamp (1,051), Austin Davis (836), Logan Oestringer (650), and Garret Roth (366) accounted for the rest of the Buldogs scoring.