Highlanders start slowly in loss to Avery County

Published 9:32 pm Thursday, November 27, 2014

By Logan Lawson


In what seemed like a blink of the eye, Cloudland found itself in a deep hole. That, however, didn’t keep them from battling all game long.

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Despite that spirited effort, the Highlanders fell 55-45 to Avery County (N.C.) inside Sonny Smith Gymnasium on Tuesday night. The neighboring Vikings were one of the final four teams in their class in North Carolina last season.