2018-2019 Lady Highlanders: The Scott Lady Highlanders consist of, first row (left to right): Grace Sexton, McKayla Babb, Lou Chaney and Makayla Byrge. Second row: Callie Carson, Julia Butts, Tara Sellers, Kenzie Smith, Lyndsey Summers and Shaelee Ellis | LeEtta Boyatt/IH

“I like our kids a lot. They’re working hard.”

That’s how Scott High girls basketball head coach Jackson Sharp describes his team as the Lady Highlanders prepare to tip off the 2018-2019 season. 

Sharp has reason for optimism, despite losing four regular starters from last year’s team, including Journey Babb, Hannah Myers and Sierra Young, all of whom were seniors last year.

“That’s a lot of scoring there,” Sharp admits. “It’s a lot of scoring and a lot of board work to be replaced.” But the Lady Highlanders also have a lot of experience returning. In fact, Scott High has more experienced depth this season than it has in many of the seasons since Sharp took the reins of the program a decade ago.

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