Bill Davis/News Highland’s Dylan Tuggle (12) drives past Pleasant’s Hayden Craycraft during the first half of Tuesday’s nonconference game. The Spartans won, 59-55, in double overtime.

 

Bill Davis/News Highland’s Mack Anglin (13) is fouled while shooting during the first overtime of Tuesday’s nonconference game against Pleasant. The Spartans won, 59-55, in double overtime.

 

SPARTA — The ice on the roads had melted by Tuesday evening. But not the ice in Mack Anglin’s veins.

The Highland sophomore converted all six of his free throws down the stretch and hit a key overtime shot against Pleasant. However, one steal by the Spartans in the second OT decided the fate of the Fighting Scots.

Highland’s 59-55 loss at home brought about a range of emotions from head coach Chris Powell after the game.

“I’m a little conflicted,” Powell said. “We gave up some chances. At the same time, I am so proud of those guys. They had so many times they could have quit, and they didn’t.”

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