The Missoula Big Sky boys picked up their first win of the season, edging Western AA foe Helena Capital, 2-1, in Helena. Vladimir Lemenza scored for the Eagles in the 30th and 58th minutes. Andrey Babak assisted on Lemenza's second score.
The Big Sky girls gave Capital (7-2-2) a run for its money before dropping a 2-1 decision in Helena. Bella Svihl scored the only goal for the Eagles on an assist from Jasmine Schreckendgust in the 75th minute.
The Kalispell Glacier girls avoided the upset against their crosstown rivals as the Wolfpack scored three second-half goals to top Kalispell Flathead, 3-2. Cadie Williams scored twice in the second half, her penalty kick equalizer coming in the 68th minute. Taylor Brisendine hit on the game winner one minute later.
The Kalispell Glacier boys topped Flathead by the same 3-2 score, but full stats were not available. Brady Schulz's insurance goal for Glacier with seven minutes remaining was the difference. Schulz's score made it 3-1, before Flathead's Colter Goss brought the Braves within one, 3-2, two minutes later.
Corvallis stretched its win streak to nine straight matches with a sweep of visiting Dillon, 25-11, 25-13, 25-15. Hannah Hutchison floored 13 kills and Kate Hurlburt dished out 28 assists for the Blue Devils. They improved to 8-0 in Southwest A play and 10-1 overall.
Mikayla Hall racked up 12 kills and two aces in leading Stevensville to a home win over Polson, 25-12, 25-21, 25-16. Kyler Lundeen collected 17 digs for the Pirates.
After spotting Clark Fork a 2-0 lead in sets, Plains rallied for a marathon win in Superior, 21-25, 16-25, 25-12, 25-13, 15-6. Jessica Thompson collected 16 kills and 19 digs for the Trotters. Montanna Baughman tallied 19 digs, six aces and two blocks for the Mountain Cats.
Kristina Brown collected 10 kills and two aces in leading Noxon to a win at Valley Christian, 25-19, 25-19, 25-15. Kallie Hover had 11 assists, three aces and a blocks for the Eagles.
Florence's Rylee Mangun had 12 kills in the Falcons 25-9, 25-15, 25-13 win against Anaconda. Sarah Hopcroft added two blocks and six aces for Florence.
Drummond's Morgan Radtke led her team in kills, blocks and digs, but Twin Bridges won in three, 25-22, 25-16, 25-15.
Loyola Sacred Heart topped St. Ignatius in three sets, and Caroline Stahl had a team-high seven kills for the Breakers. Mission's Karolyna Buck led all players with nine kills.
The Bigfork girls claimed three of the top four individual spots in steamrolling to a team win in Class B divisionals at Thompson Falls. Bryn Morley of the Vals had a winning time of 18:08.36, which was well ahead of teammate and runner-up Anya Young at 19:55.72.
Eureka won the boys' team title in Thompson Falls. Marik Chrissman of Deer Lodge crossed the finish line first in 17:38.37, followed by Alex Lowe of the Lions in 17:48.08.
In Arlee at a Class C divisional, Charlo's Wills DeGrandpre won the boys' individual title and his Vikings took home the team crown with a low score of 8. DeGrandpre clocked in at 18 minutes, 23 seconds to top Darby's Donovan Chaffin in second.
Darby's Gracie Lang won the girls race with a time of 20:34, but not enough Tigers took part to compete for a team victory. That belonged to the Philipsburg Prospectors, whose top runner, Haddie Tallon, placed third. Arlee's Shawntaya Nelson placed second with a time of 22:49, and most of the Warriors and Scarlets had their best times of the year.
"Every Arlee runner but one set a personal record today — most of them by around a minute," Arlee's coach Brett Sproull said.