Best bet is to ride both and figure out what you want out of a bike. If you only want to ride short trips and don't get stuck picking $h!t up on your way home the highball would be fun. If you want to do trips or will probably get stuck hauling $h!t the Cross Country would be a better option.
Retired USAF, IYAAYAS!
2008 V-Star 1100 Custom Bobber project
2011 Crimson XR with Forged Highway Bars / Hard Bags / Passenger Backrest, Ness parts including Smooth Layback Plate Frame/Mount / Rad 3 Mirror / deep cut grips / drivers floorboards /shifter peg / brake peg / passenger pegs. Witchdoctor black rack, Lloydz filter / timing wheel / VFC III, 7Jurock windshield, Drag Specialties seat.