2009-12 (Rye High School)
- A four-year letter winner for the Thunderbolts, Highberger led Rye to a 22-2 record as a senior and a perfect 25-0 mark in 2011.
- Rye HS claimed the Colorado State Title in 2011 and were the semifinalists last season.
- Nick sported a 9-2 record as a senior, posting a 0.68 ERA. His stats earned Highberger the team and conference MVP honors.
- Highberger was also All-West Central League First Team and All-Colorado First Team following both his junior and senior seasons.
- During the Thunderbolts’ undefeated year in 2011, Highberger was 9-0 with a 1.42 ERA.
- Highberger also played summer baseball for Cherry Creek, finishing 9-1.
- In addition to his dominance on the mound, Nick also set the Rye HS record for steals in a season with 29 as a junior.
- Nick was also active in the classroom, earning a spot on the honor roll each semester and taking part in student council at Rye HS.