MONTEREY — A huge Pioneer District road win and a Monday Martin Luther King Jr. matinee victory.
The Highland Rams improved to 4-6 on the season by knocking off Craig County in New Castle, 62-60, and Union Educational Complex, 50-40, in Monterey.
Ethan Moore came up huge last Thursday.
Moore rang up a season-high 31 points and got 16-point help from Colton Williams in the league win over the Rockets.
Moore scored 29 of his 31 points over the first three quarters, while Williams was 4-for-4 at the free throw line in the final period to secure the victory.
Zach Peters knocked down seven threes and had a team-high 23 points for Craig County and Matthew Lucas added 22.
Monday, it was Michael Campbell that got hot from behind the arc.
Campbell connected on five triples and scored 15 points in the home win. Moore added 14 points, 13 in the second half, and Jacob Phillips had eight.
Hunter Gaither led the Union Educational Complex with 14 points.
The Rams were in Covington on Tuesday night (see separate story) and play at Paw Paw, W.Va. on Friday.
Last Thursday’s boxscore
Highland (62): Zach Armstrong 2, Patton Hull 0, Elijah Good 0, Colton Williams 16, Ethan Moore 31, Michael Campbell 5, Dewey Moyers 0, Jacob Phillips 4, John Wagner 4
Craig County (60): Matthew Lucas 22, Seth Parsons 0, Talon Ritter 0, Jaycob Wolfe 8, Hayden Reynolds 3, Zach Peters 23, Drew Duncan 2, Austin Hickson 2
Halftime score: Highland 35, Craig County 28
Three-point goals: Highland 3 (Moore 2, Campbell); Craig County 8 (Peters 7, Reynolds)
Union (40): Josh Burdock 8, Blake Didawick 0, Kylar Lewis 3, Sammy Jones 4, Braxton Crites 2, Jacob Wolfe 0, Hunter Gaither 14, Corbin Sheets 0, Cole Kitzmiller 1, Eric Linkswiler 8
Highland (50): Eli Moore 2, Zach Armstrong 0, Patton Hull 2, Elijah Good 0, Colton Williams 6, Ethan Moore 14, Michael Campbell 15, Dewey Moyers 2, Jacob Phillips 8, John Wagner 1
Halftime score: Highland 20, Union 11
Three-point goals: Union 1 (Lewis); Highland 7 (Campbell 5, Moore 2)