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Butte Central's Cade Holter (34) lays up a shot as Corvallis' Ridge Albright (right) defends Saturday night in Butte.

JORDAN HANSEN, 406mtsports.com

Boys' basketball

Darby's Aaron Hansen, Nelson Smith and Dylan Parks all recorded double-doubles in a 65-54 win over Clark Fork Saturday. Smith had 16 points and 10 rebounds, Parks had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Hansen had 15 points and 15 rebounds. Clark Fork's Connor Voll scored a game-high 19 points. 

Carter Kearns unloaded 37 points and Tanner Goligoski scored 21 in Hamilton's 74-65 win over Dillon. The Broncs remain undefeated and sit atop the Western A. 

Jack Lincoln scored 26 and Joey McElroy had 17 to boost Loyola Sacred Heart over Anaconda, 73-62. Both Jacob Hollenback and Charles Burns scored 10 for the Rams.

Tyler Johnson, Eric Seaman and Sam Elliott's double-figure night pushed Kalispell Flathead over Helena, 53-41. Johnson scored a game-high 19 points, Seaman had 15 and Elliott added 11. 

Payton Petersen poured in 31 points and Nathan Brown added 20 in leading Lincoln to a 56-51 road win over Valley Christian. Caleb Colwell scored 15 points for the Eagles.

Caden Harkins scored 16 for Kalispell Glacier in the Wolfpack's 44-38 win over Helena Capital. 

Butte Central topped Corvallis, 50-27. Caeson Jessop led the Blue Devils with eight points.

Jonah Parke piled up 23 points in a 56-33 home win for Drummond over Ennis. Colby Manley added nine points for the Trojans.

Three Ronan players scored double-doubles in a 66-61 home win over St. Ignatius. Anthony Camel collected 25 points and 10 rebounds, Dallas Durheim 12 points and 11 rebounds and Zeke Misa 12 points and 10 assists. Wacey McClure scored 17 for the Bulldogs.

Bigfork raced to an 18-point lead in the first period and cruised to an 85-53 road victory over Florence. Beau Santisteven led the Vikings with 26 points. Marcus Zeiler scored 25 for the Falcons.

It took overtime, but Danny Hoisington's 34 points lifted Thompson Falls over Deer Lodge, 71-68 (OT). Payton Frields had 16 for the Blue Hawks too. Dyllon McDermid scored 26 points for the Wardens and Tristan Smith added 11. 

Plains scored 22 points in the second quarter to win on the road in Noxon, 51-35. Derek Curry and Kyle Weeks scored 13 and Tanner Ovitt added 10 for the Horsemen. Noxon's Logan Wood had a game-high 15 points. 

Seeley-Swan had four players in double-figures in its road win over Victor, 75-43. Gunnar Sloan had a game-high 18 points, Avery Smith scored 10, Cameron Haines had 13 and Keaton Johnson added 10 for the Blackhawks. Tristin Chavez scored 10 for the Pirates. 

Payton Petersen and Nathan Brown combined for 51 of Lincoln's 56 points in the Lynx's 56-51 win over Valley Christian. Petersen scored 31 points and Brown had 20. Leading the Eagles were Caleb Colwell and Casey Reimer, who both had 15 points.

Arlee's Greg Whitesell led five Warriors in double figures with 25 points, and the team topped Two Eagle River in Pablo, 99-40. Brendan McDonald cracked double figures with 12 points for the Eagles.

Shade Main scored five of his game-high 27 points in extra time as Polson beat Libby in double overtime, 65-63. Ryggs Johnston collected 22 points for the Loggers.

Girls' basketball

Clark Fork's Hailey Kelly and Madison Lommen scored a combined total of 40 points to lead the Mountain Cats past Darby, 69-29. Casey Ehmann led the Tigers with 11 points. 

Every member of the Seeley-Swan team scored at least two points in the Blackhawks' 58-9 win over Victor. Chloe Robbins paced the Blackhawks with 15 points. 

Cariann Kunkel's 17 points paced the Hamilton Broncs in their 37-30 win over Dillon. The win gave the Broncs the outright lead in the Southwest A.

Lilly Berry scored 10 points, but Corvallis fell to Butte Central, 45-33.

A trio of Wardens scored in double figures to lead Deer Lodge over Thompson Falls, 64-30. Darcy Walker scored 15, Rachael Nicholson had 12 and Ariel Clark added 11 for the Wardens. 

Ronan's Micalann McCrea scored 22 points to lead the Chiefs past St. Ignatius, 69-52. Louetta Conko-Carmel added 14 for Ronan. St. Ignatius' Syd Brander led the Bulldogs with 16 points. 

Loyola Sacred Heart's Sam Clevenger scored 14 points, seven in the fourth quarter, as the Breakers held off the Anaconda Copperheads, 59-51. Tessa Burke added a game-high 19 for Loyola.

Jerilyn Dietz paced Lincoln with 23 points in a 65-36 win over Valley Christian. Teammates Maggie Jorgensen and Karissa Ninahuanca added 17 and 13 points.

Lindsay Laws led a balanced Plains attack, scoring 12 points in a 51-31 road win over Noxon. Delaney Weltz scored nine for the Red Devils.

Florence suffered its first loss, dropping a 67-59 overtime decision to visiting BigforkJaime Berg scored 20 points and Rakiah Grende 19 to lead the Vals. Danielle Zahn scored 19 for the Falcons.

Anna Schrade scored 13 points in Kalispell Glacier's game against Helena Capital, but the Wolfpack lost on the road, 52-39.

Eureka moved to 2-1 in Western 7-B action with a 51-44 home win over Troy. Sienna Utter scored 21 points for the Lions. Allie Coldwell collected 31 for the Trojans.

Kalispell Glacier lost on the road to Helena Capital, 63-22.

Drummond lost to Ennis, 40-26.


The Kalispell Glacier girls and the Whitefish boys won the Cat/Dog Invitational in Whitefish.

Glacier's A.J. Popp won the 200 freestyle and the 100 breaststroke on Sunday. Her teammate Abby Chipley won the 100 butterfly and the 100 backstroke. They weren't the only two girls to win multiple races. Whitefish's Helena Kunz touched the wall first in both the 200 IM and the 500 freestyle. Other individual winners: Whitefish's Lauren York (100 freestyle), Annie Sullivan (500 freestyle).

Whitefish's Preston Ring won both of his events: the 50 and 100 freestyle. Kalispell Flathead's Jamie Bouda took home first in two races as well: the 200 and 500 freestyle. Other individual winners: Flathead's Gus Desouza (200 IM) and Jace Reed (100 backstroke) and Columbia Falls' Russell Albin (100 butterfly) and Sam Pierce (100 breaststroke).


Thompson Falls placed second overall at the two-day Choteau Classic. Plains/Hot Springs finished fourth and Florence-Carlton took fifth in the 31-team tournament. 

Thompson Falls had three individual winners: Roman Sparks (103), Kaleb Frank (120) and Jase Sorenson (170). Plains/Hot Springs had two winners: Daniel Uli (126) and Josiah Vanderwall (132-by pin). Spencer Jones took home the 182-pound crown for Florence-Carlton. Bigfork's Logan Kaminsky won the 205-pound bracket by pin.


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