Highlands’ bats were working early and often, scoring all nine of their runs in the first three innings.
In the first, Kassidy Cambal, Jaycee Haidze, and Kylie Zourelias all got RBI hits.
Cambal and Abbie Deiseroth knocked one all four runs in the second inning for the Golden Rams.
Cambal, Zourelias, Haidze, Maera Williams and Joie Beacom all had multiple hits for Highlands.
Haidze pitched five innings and struck out five batters in the win. Beacom picked up the save.
Highlands will start section play on Friday when they host Freeport.