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Boys Basketball

Class AA

• Missoula Hellgate improved to 3-0 with a come-from-behind win over Bozeman on the road 67-61. The Knights outscored the Hawks 26-10 in the third quarter to take the lead after they trailed 20-10 following the first quarter and 36-28 at the half.

• A 22-7 run by host Great Falls in the second quarter gave the Bison a 64-59 win over Missoula Sentinel in front of 1,500 spectators. Alex Germer scored a team-high 21 points for Sentinel (4-2) and teammate Heydon Kolb added 15. Blake Thelen scored 24 for the Bison (3-0).

• In Billings Skyview's first trip to Helena in at least two decades, the Sam Tranel scored 18 points and the Falcons rode a 16-0 second-quarter run to a 57-48 win over Helena High. Cameron Ketchem scored 14, points, Zach Schacht had 11 points and Julius Mims finished with 10 for Skyview, which typically has played in Wyoming this time of year. Pierce Brown had a team-high 14 and Connor Murgel finished with 11 for the Bengals.

Class A

Cade Herriford led a balanced scoring attack with 14 points as Billings Central took care of Lewistown 64-48. Niki Krause scored 12, and Tyler Gray and Sam Gray scored 11 apiece for the Rams. Lewistown's Tanner Trafton led all scorers with 20 and was supported by 11 points from Jaden Graham and 10 by Wes Jameson

Tyree Whitcomb scored 19 points to lead five players in double figures as Browning cruised past Ronan 83-37. Riley Spoonhunter added 15 points, Ethan Running Crane and Deion Mad Plume each added 12, and CJ Smith contributed 11 for the Runnin' Indians, who jumped to a 26-7 lead after one quarter. Eleven players scored for Browning. Levi Trahan and Jacob Gatch had nine points apiece for Ronan.

• Andrew House had 22 points and Trae Hugs contributed 21 as defending state champion Hardin rolled past Miles City 74-51. Famous Lefthand added 16 for the Bulldogs, who led 20-7 after one quarter. Steven Ray topped the Cowboys with 18 points and Kaden Stradley added 13.

Gaje Leischner poured in 22 points and Nick Pasquerello chipped in with 11 for Laurel in a 45-31 win over Columbus. Ty Barta and Trey Stampfel each had 10 for Columbus.

• In an early season Southwest A matchup, Butte Central handed Frenchtown its first loss of the season, 55-45, Senior Cade Holter led the charge for the Maroons, scoring 11 while. Braden Harrington added 10 points. Sophomore Brandon Finley led Frenchtown in scoring with 12.

Class B.

Colter Miller had 13 points and 11 rebounds, and Dustin Dalke added 12 points as Three Forks ran past Whitehall 47-24. Clay Wolfe led the Trojans with 11 points and nine boards.

Kellen Bighead led Colstrip with 14 points and Kobee Bigback added 10 points and nine rebounds as the Colts beat Class A Glendive 46-42. The Red Devils were paced by Stephen Stembro’s 17 points.

Kobe Sibley scored 13 points and teammate Alec Boland contributed 10 in Glasgow's 45-39 win over Class C Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale. Ty Murphy, Jesse Lee and Loden Idler all had 11 for S-W-H.

Jack Lincoln led with 19 points and Jacob Hollenback scored 18 as Missoula Loyola improved to 4-0 with a 68-57 win over Deer Lodge. Dyllan McDermid led the Wardens with 19 points.

Ry Olson pumped in 28 points to help carry Joliet to a 48-46 win over Huntley Project. The J-Hawks trailed 21-16 at halftime. Noah Bouchard led Project with 15 points.

RJ Ramone had a big night with 27 points to power Harlem to a 63-55 victory over Malta. Harlem bolted to a 33-19 halftime lead and held on. Rhett Simanton led Malta with 13 points.

Joseph Williamson topped all scorers with 19 points to lead four Wolf Point players in double figures in a 75-66 win over Poplar. Kenny Smoker and Darryl Joe had 18 points each for Poplar.

Bernadine Fisher topped all scorers with 22 points as St. Labre coasted past Forsyth 86-62. Brian Red Star was next with 17 points, Even Pretty Weasel had 13, Tameron Medicine Bull 12 and Ezra Stranger 11 for the Braves. Rylan Kuntz had 21 points and Cason Busch 16 for Forsyth.

Tyren Washington had 19 points and Kingston McLean added 14 to carry Lame Deer past Baker 63-57. Caleb Ploeger had 14 points and Riley O'Donnell 13 for Baker.

Class C

• Seeley-Swan earned a 57-29 win over Valley Christian behind Owen Mercado's 16 points and Cordell Turner's 14 points. Valley Christian was led by Casey Reimer's 10 points.

Gabe Granada’s 22 points helped Culbertson beat Brockton 65-19. Treydyn Bauer led the Warriors with 10.

Colt Miller's 13 points led four players in double figures as Froid-Lake downed Frazer 70-17. Javonne Nesbit had 12, and Bode Miller and Walker Ator each scored 10 for Froid-Lake. 

Caleb Bellach scored 29 points to surpass 1,000 for his career as Manhattan Christian rolled over Class B Manhattan 60-22 to remain unbeaten. Bellach, a Montana State signee, shot 9 of 16 from the floor.

Garrett Spencer hit for 24 points and teammate Riley Gebhardt added 20 to lead Roberts to a 63-20 win over Fromberg. Brandon Dobson had 11 of Fromberg's total.

Cobe Begger scored 29 of Wibaux's 38 points in a 38-29 win over Terry. Kobe Chaska led the Terriers with 14.

• Plentywood improved to 4-0 as Bryce Osksa scored 20 points, Tyson Flickinger had 18 and Alex Wiens added 14 in a 73-48 win over Westby-Grenora. The Wildcats hit 13 3-point shots and the Thunder made eight. 

Clarence Stewart had 22 points and Zephenia Monroy added 18 as Plenty Coups ran past Reed Point-Rapelje 90-33.

Daniel Kruer racked up a team-leading 20 points, Charlie Kruer scored 15 and Bryce Nye poured in 13 as Twin Bridges cruised past Ennis 83-39. Jake Hughes added 11 points for the Falcons and Nate Konen scored 10 while hauling in a game-high nine rebounds. The Mustangs were led by 13 points from Ian Swanson, 11 from Clay Coffman and 10 from Trevor Swanson. 

• St. Ignatius improved to 2-0 with a 66-44 win over Anaconda. Jedi Christy paced the Bulldogs with 22 points. Teammate Lucas Vanderburg added 11 points and nine rebounds.

• Philipsburg jumped to a 24-2 lead over Sheridan and rolled to a 60-17 victory. Daniel Brabender paced Philipsburg with 19 points, and Kade Cutler added 17.

• Entering the fourth quarter tied, Charlo outscored St. Regis 17-11 to take a 45-39 victory. Landers Smith led Charlo with 14 points, and Nate Delaney added 10. Tanner Day paced St. Regis with 12 points.

• Darby used a 22-point second quarter to race past Salmon, Idaho, 79-56. Dylan Parks exploded for a 36-point performance to lead the Tigers, including 13 in the fourth quarter. Brandon Winters added 15 and Nelson Smith tallied 13 points for Darby (6-0). 

Aiden McDaniel led with 22 points as Belt held off a late charge by Winnett-Grass Range, 44-40. Charlie Keith led Winnett-Grass Range with 10 points. 

Chris Burns was tops with 22 points in Box Elder's 50-35 win over Chester-Joplin-Inverness. 

Jake Kallevig scored 15 points, and Colby Zentner and Kalen Pospisil each added 10 as Bridger won a 51-50 overtime squeaker over Broadview-Lavina. Cameron Hickson had 17 points, Aidan Payne 16 and Lane Fiske had 11 for the Pirates.

Caleb Senner and Seth Prevost each had 12 points to pace a balanced Richey-Lambert offense in a 74-46 win over Bainville. Kyler Brown added 10 points for the Fusion, who had 11 players score. Derek Bowker's 13 points led Bainville.

Isaac Bell's 12 points helped Chinook to a 56-44 win over Hays-Lodgepole.

Ryan Bogden scored 18 points and Kolton Lynn added 12 for Cascade in a 59-36 win over Valier. Brody Connelly topped all scorers with 20 for Valier.

Rylen Weltz's 11 points led the way as Noxon overcame Two Eagle River 40-30. Dom Finley led all scorers with 15 for Two Eagle River.

Eric Vincent pumped in 19 points and Noah Ambuehl added 17 to lift Great Falls Central past Heart Butte 63-49. Ethan Grant led Heart Butte with 17 points.

Zach Brown's 23 points led all scorers as Lustre Christian toppled Nashua 67-32. Kolden Hoversland added 19 points for Lustre, which led 26-4 after one quarter. 

Preston Long poured in 33 points to power Custer-Hysham past Northern Cheyenne 63-55. Dylan McConnell had 14 for Northern Cheyenne.

Clancy Thomas had 19 points and Luke Stermitz contributed 17 in Gardiner's 85-36 pummeling of Shields Valley.

Sloan McPherson scored 25 points for Savage and it was enough to offset 24 points from Grady Taylor of Circle in a 51-41 victor.

Girls Basketball

Class AA

• Billings West junior Maddie Albrecht led all scorers with 19 points, and Shayla Montague added 16 as the Golden Bears built a big early lead and improved to 3-0 with a 74-28 win over Sheridan, Wyoming.

• Missoula Sentinel jumped to an 18-5 lead over Great Falls after one quarter and held on for a 39-32 win. Lexi Deden paced the Spartans with 16 points, and Ashley McElmurry added nine.

Ayla Embry paced Bozeman with 23 points in a 66-37 win over Missoula Hellgate. Kylie Lunday scored 27 for the Knights. 

Class A

• Frenchtown edged Butte Central 33-32 as Cassidy Bagnell hit a buzzer-beater for her first two points as a varsity player with an assist from her sister Claire BagnellHailey Arthur paced the Broncs with 10 points, and Claire Bagnell added nine. Emma Keeley had 14 points for Butte Central.

Brooklyn Wyllie had nearly half of Columbus' points with 16 in a 33-32 victory over Laurel. Mya Hansen's 14 points led the Locomotives.

Class B

Amy Grevious led three players in double figures with 12 points as Manhattan defeated Class C Manhattan Christian 55-30. Taylor Devries paced the Eagles with 11 points and six rebounds. 

Jazmine Spotted Bear had 19 points and Aryana Black and Madi Seifert each had 13 as Cut Bank beat Conrad 79-53. Alison Harris’ 19 points led Conrad.

• Whitehall's Asha Noyes led with 19 points, Jada Clarkson had 16 and Brynaa Wolfe 14 in a 56-47 win over defending state champion Three Forks. Kyle Olson and Kendall Lynn had 10 for the Wolves.

L'Tia Lawrence had 22 points and Skylee Dirden chipped in with 15 as Harlem bolted to a big lead and held off a frenetic rally for a 51-48 victory over Malta. Harlem led 22-6 after a quarter and 33-14 at halftime. The lead was still 19 entering the fourth quarter, when the M'ettes outscored Harlem 21-5. Carly Garfield had 14 points to lead Malta.

• Missoula Loyola had four players score in double digits to lift the Breakers to a 61-45 win over Deer Lodge and improve to 3-1. Lani Walker scored 17 points, Syd Koppang added 15, Sam Clevenger chipped in 14 and Kelsey Esh had 12. Mya Wirth 12 scored points for Deer Lodge.

Danielle Zahn scored 17 points and Rilee Mangun added 15 in leading Florence to a 78-48 win at Thompson Falls. Jody Detlaff scored 14 points for the Bluehawks and teammate Megan Baxter added 13.

Mya Fourstar led four players in double figures with 15 points as Wolf Point rolled past Poplar 81-50. Abby Juve had 14 points and Imani Bighorn, Mary Bighorn and Senorah Wells all had 11 for the Wolves. Macy Dionne was tops in scoring for Poplar with 18 points.

Class C

• Defending state champion Box Elder got 18 points from Lilly Gopher and 14 points from Joelnell Momberg in a 69-12 victory over Chester-Joplin-Inverness. The Bears held CJI scoreless in the second half.

Molly Engle's 23 points led Shields Valley to a 58-35 win over Gardiner. The Rebels led 23-4 after one quarter.

Kailee Henry popped in 28 ponits to lift Dodson to a 61-20 win over Nashua.

Liv Wangerin led with 19 points, Brenna Osksa added 13 and Mikayla Stevens had 11 as Plentywood outscored Westby-Grenora 8-0 in overtime for a 51-43 win. Hannah Johnson's only two points of the night came at the end of regulation for Westby-Grenora and sent the game into overtime. Jenna Rust had 13 points for the Thunder.

Jourdain Klein and Whitney McKitrick each scored 17 points to pace Ennis to a 50-26 win over Twin Bridges. The Falcons were paced by eight points from Ashleigh Guinnane

• Seeley-Swan got 15 points from Autumn Morse and 12 points from Terra Bertsch in a 64-19 win over Valley Christian.

• St. Ignatius outscored Anaconda 18-10 in the fourth quarter to break a tie and earn a 56-48 road win. Three St. Ignatius players scored in double figures: Madyson Currie had nine of her 11 points in the fourth quarter. Addison Arlint tallied 16 points, and Azia Umphrey added 10.

• Charlo doubled up St. Regis for a 38-19 win. Carlee Fryberger paced Charlo with 10 points, and Kaitlin Cox added nine. Emma Hill had 10 points for St. Regis.

• Philipsburg pulled away from Sheridan for a 42-26 victory. Sarah Goff had 11 points for Philipsburg, and teammates Audrey Radtke and Emma Grange added nine and eight points

20-Point Club

36: Dylan Parks, Darby

33: Preston Long, Custer-Hysham 

32: Taylor Lien, Savage

29: Caleb Bellach, Manhattan Christian

29: Cobe Begger, Wibaux

28: Kailee Henry, Dodson

28: Ry Olson, Joliet

27: Kylie Lunday, Missoula Hellgate

27: RJ Ramone, Harlem

26: Ellie Ostermiller, Billings Senior 

25: Tate Elkin, Billings Christian

25: Sloan McPherson, Savage

25: Haley Olson, Richey-Lambert

25: Haylie Conradsen, Savage

24: Grady Taylor, Circle

24: Garrett Spencer, Roberts

24: Sephra Covers Up, Plenty Coups

24: Blake Thelen, Great Falls

24: Drew Ouradnik, Billings Christian

23: Molly Engle, Shields Valley

23: Zach Brown, Lustre Christian

23: Ayla Embry, Bozeman 

22: Gabe Granada, Culbertson

22: Nikola Sasaroga, Billings Christian

22: Clarence Stewart, Plenty Coups

22: L'Tia Lawrence, Harlem

22: Jedi Christy, St. Ignatius

22: Bernadine Fisher, St. Labre

22: Aiden McDaniel, Belt

22: Chris Burns, Box Elder

22: Kolby Pimperton, Belt

22: Andrew House, Hardin

22: Kell Schwers, Big Timber

22: Gaje Leischner, Laurel

21: Tyler Fordyce, Roy-Winifred

21: Trae Hugs, Hardin

21: Alex Germer, Missoula Sentinel

21: Rylan Kuntz, Forsyth

21: Rylan Doheny, Dutton-Brady

21: Maria Five, Hardin

20: Riley Gebhardt, Roberts

20: Bryce Osksa, Plentywood

20: Daniel Kruer, Twin Bridges

20: Brody Connelly, Valier

20: Tanner Trafton, Lewistown

20: Garrett McMillen, Park City

20: Madeline Heggem, Roy-Winifred

20: Isabel Saltenberger, Anaconda

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