|Five Errors Doom Bluebirds|
|PHOTO: Jennifer Jones. Highlands senior shortstop Braden Becker makes a throw in the game against Ryle on Saturday.|
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But it came up short in a 6-4 loss to the Ryle Raiders (18-18) in the 9th Region Quarterfinals at University of Cincinnati Medical Center Stadium in Florence on Saturday. The two split the meetings during the regular season with Highlands winning 8-1 in Union on May 14 and Ryle winning 8-5 at Highland Park on May 26.
Highlands batted .354 (11-for-31) in the loss to .307 (8-for-26) for Ryle. But the Raiders took advantage of five Bluebird errors while committing none.