Pictured is Hillsboro's Josh Keets during a game this season vs. Eastern Brown. (HCP Photo/Stephen Forsha)
Pictured is Hillsboro's Josh Keets during a game this season vs. Eastern Brown. (HCP Photo/Stephen Forsha)
The Hillsboro Indians went away from Highland County on Tuesday night and came back home with their third straight victory to start the season by defeating the Georgetown G-Men by a 53-48 score in non-conference play.

Hillsboro gained the win even after trailing by a 15-11 score at the end of the first quarter, an eight-minute span which saw them have six points from Phillip Mycroft and five points by Ethan Watson, including a 3-pointer from Watson in that opening frame.

 


The Indians added 10 more points to their total in the second quarter, while the host G-Men scored just six points for a tied 21-21 score at the half. That second frame for HHS saw points by Hayden Haines, Watson, Jakwon Clark, Josh Keets and Mycroft.

Hillsboro won the third frame at 16-15 and in the fourth outscored Georgetown, 16-12.

For the game, HHS was led in scoring by Watson with 18 points, followed by Mycroft with 15.

Also scoring for the Indians were Mason Swayne with five points and Clark and Keets with four points each. Marshall Ward finished with three points.

Next for the Indians is a Frontier Athletic Conference game on Friday, Dec. 8 at the Washington Blue Lions.