|Fourth Quarter Dooms Bluebirds|
|PHOTO: G. Michael Graham. Highlands Head Coach Kevin Listerman goes over strategy in the 36th District championship against Newport at Newport Central Catholic|
Highlands (20-11 overall) just needed to hold that lead in order to earn its first 36th District championship since 2008. But the Bluebirds did not score again until 59.3 seconds remained in the game when Vinson laid one in the left side ending a 12-0 Newport Wildcat run. The top-seeded Wildcats (24-8) held on for a 64-61 victory for their second straight district championship at Newport Central Catholic.