Luedtke buries 50 as Ronan buries Libby
Luedtke buries 50 as Ronan buries Libby

Missoulian Thirteen 3-pointers might be state single-game record

LIBBY - Senior Matt Luedtke buried 13 shots from 3-point range and scored a career-high 50 points Friday night in Ronan's 91-53 Western A basketball victory over Libby.

Luedtke's 13 treys is believed to be a state single-game record. The 6-foot-3 guard had 26 points at halftime when Ronan built a 44-23 lead. He finished the night with 17 total field goals, and hit 3 of 5 free throws.

Both teams bombed away all night, combining for 25 3-pointers. Ronan made 16 of 26 attempts from beyond the arc (62 percent), while Libby made 9 of 20. Sophomore Luke Harmon had 26 points for Libby, including seven treys.

Ronan plays host to top-ranked Stevensville Saturday night for the Western A lead. (See story, Page D-4).

Ronan 23 21 16 31 - 91
Libby 8 15 7 23 - 53

RONAN - Shane Colman 10, Zachary Pitts 7, Matt Luedtke 50, Robert McCrea 10, Brennin Grainey 0, Nate Harris 2, Chris Decker 6, Russell Hardy 6.

LIBBY - Luke Harmon 26, Abel Cuskelly 2, Matt Brossman 14, Scott Lindsay 0, Ben Sutton 3, Ian Moreau 3, John Brumbaugh 1, Brandon Barnes 4.

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