By John Butters, The JOURNAL
The Highland boys basketball defeated the Danville Bears 78-73 Thursday night in the opening round playoff at the Iowa Menonite School.
The Huskies were up 18 after the the first quarter and led by as many as 21 in the first half, taking a 13 point lead into the half time break.
Danville came back and got as close as two points in the third quarter and fourth quarters, but the Huskies rallied and held on for the win.
The Huskies will play Tuesday in the district semifinals against IMS in Mt. Pleasant.