Varsity baseball fell to Blackhawk 6-4 on Tuesday. Highlands jumped out to a 4-0 lead, highlighted by a two-out, two-RBI double by junior Seth Helgert.
Blackhawk scores four runs in the sixth and two in the seventh to take the lead.
Junior Jett Slepak started for Highlands and pitched four innings, allowing no runs and striking out nine.
Highlands will start section play next Tuesday when they travel to Pullman Park to face Knoch.