Highland’s senior boys basketball team. Back from left: Scott McLeod (coach), Nic Bartemucci, Nico Nikov, Kyle McLeod, Noah Duncan, Gavin Hughes, Jamie Bennett, Liam Walsh, James Zhang and Jeff Johnston (assistant coach). Front: Matt Asselin, Liam Vandervoort, Matt Sedgewick, Reece Johnston and Joseph Li.

Highland tops in 2A league play

The Highland Secondary senior boys basketball team compiled a 9-1 regular season record to finish first overall in North Island AA league play.

Power forward Gavin Hughes won the scoring title with 151 points.

Besides Hughes, other Highland players in the top 10 scorers for league play are Noah Duncan, Liam Walsh, Reece Johnston and Matt Asselin.

Next up is the North Island 2A playoffs, Feb. 15-17 in Ladysmith.

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