The Hillsboro Tigers Girls basketball team opened up their season by holding off Kickapoo for a 58-54 victory Tuesday night.  Hillsboro led by as many as 19 in the 2nd half before Kickapoo mounted a comeback to get within 2 points with about 30seconds remaining but Hillsboro knocked down a couple of key free throws and held on for the victory against a Kickapoo team that finished 23-4 a year ago.  Violet Morren led the Tigers with 24points while Lexi Thorson added 15.  Jayla Nagel led the Panthers with 15.  Hillsboro now 1-0 on the season will host Ithaca Thursday night.