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Indians win on the road against Cavaliers 

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Stephen Forsha, The Highland County Press

The Frontier Athletic Conference away game for the Hillsboro Indians on Friday night (Jan. 26) was well worth the price of admission and the drive to Ross County, as the Indians earned a valuable conference win against the host Chillicothe Cavaliers, 49-35. 

HHS scored eight points in the first quarter, then added 16 points in the second for a 24-16 lead at halftime as CHS scored eight points in each of the first two quarters. 

The second half for the Indians included seven points in the third frame and 18 points in the fourth quarter to seal the win. Chillicothe in the second half scored 10 points in the third and nine points in the final frame. 

Tate Davis led the Indians in scoring with 17 points as he made six two-point baskets, one 3-pointer and he was 2-of-2 from the free-throw line. 

Steven Kibler totaled 14 points, sinking four two-point baskets and two 3-pointers. 

Brayden Hunter was next in the scoring column for the Indians with six points, making one two-point bucket, one 3-pointer and a free throw. 

The remaining HHS scoring included Mason Dumpert with four points, Nic Burns with four points and Jack Howland with four points. 

As a team, the Indians finished with 17 two-point baskets, four 3-pointers and they were 3-of-6 from the free-throw line. Chillicothe totaled 11 two-point baskets, three 3-pointers and they were 4-of-6 with their free-throw attempts. 

HHS moved to 8-7 with the Friday night win, and they are 4-3 in the FAC. CHS is now 1-7 in the FAC and 5-11 overall.