The Highland Hawks fell a field goal short of winning the Highland Invitational boys basketball tournament championship.
Christ Chapel defeated Highland (2-1) in the tournament final, 69-67, Saturday on the road in Warrenton.
“The kids played their butts off,” Hawks coach Jake Shechtman. “They fought really hard and handled adversity. I couldn’t be more proud of them. It came down to a possession.”
Highland senior Rahji Johnson had 23 points, while senior Matt Kelly had 12 and junior Seth Kott had 10.
Trinity Christian girls basketball 40, Highland 26
The Highland Hawks lost to Trinity Christian, 40-26, in the championship game of the Highland Invitational girls basketball tournament Saturday at home in Warrenton.
Highland’s record fell to 2-2.
“I think tonight we learned a valuable lesson that we must be ready to play every opponent on any given night,” Hawks coach Gary Leake said.
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