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Boys' basketball

Ronan outscored Frenchtown 11-6 to close the game and pull off a 64-58 win. The Chiefs led by as many as 16 points in the second half before the Broncs cut their lead to 53-52. After that, Ronan's Anthony Camel scored five of his 27 points and Nate Dennis went 4 of 4 at the free-throw line. Camel grabbed 12 rebounds for a double-double, and teammate Dallas Durheim added 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Cade Baker paced Frenchtown with 21 points. Ronan went 21 of 31 at the free-throw line, while Frenchtown finished 4 of 14. The Broncs shot 26 3-pointers to the Chiefs' nine.

Nathan Brown tallied 13 of his 21 points in the fourth quarter as Lincoln outscored St. Regis 23-5 that frame to turn a one-point lead into a 49-30 win Friday. Andrew Sanford paced St. Regis with 10 points but didn't score in the fourth.

Four Seeley-Swan players scored in double figures as the Blackhawks beat Darby, 56-51. Chance Johnson and Cameron Haines scored 13 apiece, and Avery Smith and Keaton Johnson added 10 each. Darby's Dylan Parks posted a game-high 26 points.

Tyson Petticrew scored a game-high 24 points as Charlo rolled past Hot Springs, 56-29. Brandon Knudsen paced Hot Springs with 14 points.

Nick Whitman and Kody Jarvis scored 12 points apiece to lead Glacier in a 52-44 win over Helena.

Tyler Johnson scored a game-high 25 points, but Flathead lost at home to Capital, 53-51 in overtime. Capital outscored Flathead 13-5 in the fourth quarter to force the extra session.

Colton Grange collected 15 points but it was not enough as Philipsburg dropped a 51-30 home decision to Twin Bridges.

Bronco Branson scored a game-high 17 points for Two Eagle River, but it wasn't enough as Plains topped the Eagles 63-34. Jay VonHeeder led the Horsemen with 14 points.

Jack Lincoln scored a team-high 19 points, but Loyola lost on the road at Whitehall, 72-58.

Marcus Zeiler collected 20 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists in leading Florence to a 64-51 road win over Corvallis. Senior Ryan Wiggins scored 21 points for the Blue Devils.

Drummond won 65-40 at Lima. No further information was available at press time.

Girls' basketball

Sophomore Kylee Thompson scored 16 points and junior Madison Kelly added 14 in leading St. Regis to a 55-41 home win over Lincoln. Lynx senior JeriLyn Dietz tallied a game-high 18 points.

Plains raced to a 24-point lead in the first quarter and cruised to a 67-15 home win over Two Eagle River. Eleven players scored for the Trotters (5-4), led by Lindsay Laws with 18 points.

Rachael Nicholson scored 14 points and Kamryn Scully added 12 as Deer Lodge outscored Boulder 22-11 in the fourth quarter to win, 56-42.

Meg Delaney tallied 17 points and Liv Williams added 10 as Frenchtown earned a 42-31 home win over RonanMicalann McCrea scored 11 points for the Maidens.

Polson scored six unanswered points in the fourth quarter to edge visiting Stevensville, 40-37. Jaycee Frydenlund led the Pirates with 14 points and Haley Kampka had 10 for the Yellowjackets. 

Casey Ehmann scored 27 points, including 12 in the fourth quarter, in leading Darby to a road win over Seeley-Swan in a nailbiter, 53-51. Autumn Morse led a balanced Blackhawk attack with 13 points.

Loyola's Tessa Burke put up 27 points in the Breakers 52-43 win against Whitehall. Syd Koppang added eight more for Loyola (6-2 overall).


Kalispell Flathead, Missoula Sentinel and Polson are among the top eight teams in total points after the first day of action in the Jug Beck Rocky Mountain Classic at Sentinel. Bozeman is the leader with 125 points, followed by Mead with 109.5 and Flathead 106.5. Sentinel sits in seventh with 86.5 and Polson in eighth with 75 points. The meet will conclude Saturday in Missoula.

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