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Dillon vs. Butte Central boys

Butte Central's bench celebrates a score against Dillon on Friday at the Maroon Activities Center.

Editor's note: Highlights and top scorers will be updated on the 406mtsports.com website as results arrive from around the state. 

Boys Basketball

Class AA

Cade Tyson led three players into double figures as Billings West put away Billings Senior in an Eastern AA game. Tyson finished with 22 points and Jesse Owens added 17 for the Golden Bears (3-3). Senior, led by Junior Bergen's 19 points, led much of the first half and regained a 45-44 lead in the third quarter. But West closed the quarter on a 10-2 run and went on from there to send the Broncs to 0-6. Josh Erbacher added 13 points for the Bears.

Class A

Famous Lefthand led all scorers with 21 points and teammate Trae Hugs pitched in with 18 to lead top-ranked Hardin (6-0) over Class B Shepherd 76-26. Andrew House pitched in with 10 for the Bulldogs. Hardin led 46-17 at halftime and shot 60.3 percent from the field despite going 1 of 11 from 3-point territory. Shepherd was led by Spencer Lepley with 10 points. 

Stephen Steinbron had a big night with 33 points and Logan Phipps added 10 as Glendive held off Sidney 62-61 in an Eastern A encounter. Bridger Larson had 20 and Trey Stewart 11 for the Eagles. 

Rylee Spoonhunter and Tyree Whitcomb each scored 19 points as fourth-ranked Browning ran away from Class B Cut Bank in the schools' annual rivalry game. Dayne Barbie led Cut Bank with 12. 

Cade Herriford was high scorer with 18 points and Joe Byorth added 11 as Billings Central tuned up for its Saturday showdown with defending state champion Hardin by throttling Miles City 61-34. Sam Gray added 10 for the Rams. Jayden Venable's 11 points topped the Cowboys.

Braden Harrington topped Butte Central with 17 points in a 45-35 win over Dillon. The Beavers' Michael Haverfield led all scorers with 20.

Class B

Logan Gilliard poured in 23 points as four Bigfork players reached double figures as the top-ranked Vikings raced past Class C Troy 75-21. Anders Epperly scored 13 points, Clayton Reichenbach added 12 and Colton Reichenbach tallied 10 more as Bigfork improved to 7-0. Ricki Fisher led Troy with seven points. 

• RJ Ramone scored a game-high 35 points and Lane Allen added 18 to lift Harlem over Glasgow 69-66. Only four players scored for Harlem. Alec Boland and Chevy Boos led the Scotties with 19 apiece, and Tim Wageman had 15.

Josh Stewart led with 14 points and Colton Collins added for Lodge Grass in a 68-61 victory over Huntley Project. Ty Moccasin contributed 11 points for the Indians. Noah Bouchard scored 16, Tim Rose 13 and Isaiah Bouchard 12 for the Red Devils.  

Joseph Williamson was top scorer with 22 points and Logan Heser contributed 11 for ninth-ranked Wolf Point in its 71-49 trouncing of Baker. Colter Peterson's 16 points topped the Spartans.

Colter Miller had 20 points and Corey Yency contributed 14 to carry Three Forks past Manhattan 69-53. Caden Holgate had 23 points for Manhattan.  

Trey Allen's 13 points, Tyler Bohan's 12 and Kaden Myrstol's 10 were enough to offset Rod Schaff's 26 for Broadview-Lavina in Red Lodge's 55-52 victory over the Pirates. Aidan Payne had 11 for Broadview-Lavina.

Ethan Bullock had 20 points and Blake Finn pitched in with 15 as Big Timber held off a one-man effort by Ry Olson in a 69-43 victory over Joliet. Olson had 28 points and was the only J-Hawks player in double figures. Kell Schwers had 14 for the Herders. 

Jack Lincoln erupted for 33 points as second-ranked Missoula Loyola overpowered previously unbeaten St. Ignatius 85-57. Lincoln made 12 of 16 shots. Charles Burns added 14 points, Cooper Waters 11 and Ryan Tirell 10 for Loyola. Lucas Vanderburg led St. Ignatius with 15 points and Jacob Hugs had 13.

Kobee Big Back and Kellen Big Head were a dynamic duo with 31 and 30 points as No. 4 Colstrip steamrolled Forsyth 92-36. JT Baer added 13 for the Colts. Forsyth was led by Rylan Kuntz's 11 points.

Class C

Josiah Amunrud and Caleb Bellach each scored 18 points and Sam Leep contributed 14 for No. 1 Manhattan Christian in 1 61-38 rout of Townsend. Tyson Racht's 18 points led the Bulldogs.

Blayne Hubing was high scorer with 18 points but Circle also got 14 from Hayden Lockie and 11 from Caleb Gackle in the Wildcats' 58-56 win at Bainville. The game's top scorer was Bainville's Derek Bowker with 19 points. A.J. Ullmer added 12. 

Colby Zentner's and Jake Mitzel had 10 points apiece for Bridger in a 55-15 win over rival Fromberg. 

Kobe Chaska had 15 points, 13 rebounds, six blocks and six assists for Terry in a 44-34 victory over Custer-Hysham. Abe Smith had 15 rebounds to go with his nine points. Wes Braddock contributed 13 points and five steals.

Jake Solomon scored 14 points, Dylan Taylor 13 and Parker Donaldson 10 to power Denton-Geyser-Stanford past Geraldine-Highwood 47-40. Zeke Davison led G-H with 13 points and Maverick McKinlay pitched in with 12.

Caden Smerker and Gavin Leach formed a one-two punch with 21 and 20 points to carry Simms past Cascade 73-53. Kolton Lynn was tops for Cascade with 18 points. Ryan Bogden added 12.

Charlie Kruer led four players in double figures with 19 points for Twin Bridges in a 73-28 romp over Lone Peak. Daniel Kruer had 14, Bryce Nye 11 and Nate Konen 10 for the Falcons. Frankie Starz led Lone Peak with 14. 

Josh Herron had a game-high 18 points and teammate Luke Lebsock contributed 10 for eighth-ranked Fairview in a 59-40 win over Class B Poplar. Kenny Smoker led the Indians with 15. 

Brody Grebe poured in a 26 points and had help from Thomas DeJaegher's 15 and 11 apiece from Shayden Cook, Carson Hein and Nathan Zard in third-ranked Melstone's 92-48 romp over Jordan. Bryce Grebe's 10 points gave the Broncs five players in double figures. Ed Murnion led the Mustangs with 20 points and Keenan Murnion had 16. 

Jeremy Handy scored 14 points and Martin Farver and Jayce Tande each popped in 10 to lead Scobey to a 61-31 victory over Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale. 

Mack Winchester had a big game with 26 points to propel Nashua past Frazer 56-19. Ethan Viste added 11 for Nashua.

Garrett Diekhans had 15 points to give Fort Benton the edge over Box Elder 43-31. 

Shaun Ball had 16 points, Sam Main 14 and Corbin Lone Bear 10 as Dodson raced to a 17-point first quarter lead in a 56-46 win over Roy-Winifred. Justin Stulc led Roy-Winifred with 16 points, followed by Brody Geer at 15. 

Aiden Jenkins led four players in double figures with 15 points in Shields Valley's 57-50 toppling of West Yellowstone. Milan Moscone and Dylan Flatt had 13 each for the Rebels. Kayden Acosta added 10.

Bryce Osksa had 14 points and Logan Hodges 10 as Plentywood fended off Culbertson 56-54 in overtime after rallying from a 12-point first-quarter deficit. Chase Lambert had 15 for Culbertson. 

Allie Romo's 16 points helped Bainville past Circle 38-26. Ryann Moline's 15 points topped the Wildcats. 

Girls Basketball

Class AA

• Second-ranked Helena Capital used stifling defense and 11 points from Megan Lindbo in rolling past winless Great Falls 44-21. The Bruins didn't allow a field goal until late in the second quarter. Erin Watt had 10 for Great Falls.

Class A

Ivery Fritzer scored 17 points, Marie Five added 16 and Kamber Good Luck tossed in 11 to lead Hardin to a 70-27 romp over Class B Shepherd. Jaycee Murdock led Shepherd with 16.

Claire Bagnell scored 19 points and Frenchtown held off a fourth-quarter rally to topple Corvallis 45-42. The Broncs led 33-23 entering the final quarter. Hannah Martin's 18 points topped Corvallis.

• Tricia Joyce had a game-high 17 points as Butte Central won a defensive struggle over Dillon 34-29. Tylia DeJohn had a team-high 12 for the Beavers.

Olivia Moten-Schell led with 18 points and Melissa Hanser pitched in with 14 for second-ranked Billings Central in a 54-48 victory at Miles City.

Kendra Kaufman had 14 points and Karsen Murphy 11 for Glendive in a 48-32 Eastern A win over Sidney.

Class B

Kyle Olson scored 24 points to carry defending state champion Three Forks past Manhattan 53-40. Jasmine Grossman had 14 for the Tigers. Jeremy Pretty Paint led Hays-Lodgepole with 17 and Desmond Shambo added 15.

• Missoula Loyola cruised to a 70-32 victory over St. Ignatius to improve to 7-1. Sam Clevenger scored 16 points to pace the Breakers who jumped to an 18-5 lead in the opening quarter and 47-17 advantage by halftime. Syd Koppang added 13 for Loyola. Sydney Brander scored 10 to lead St. Ignatius. 

Tavia Rooney's 21 points were game high and Charlotte Watson tossed in 18 to lift top-ranked Townsend to a 54-32 victory over Class C Manhattan Christian. 

Kenna Pitcher was unstoppable with 27 points and Naemi Wipf tossed in 11 to carry Fairfield to a 50-44 win over Class A Lewistown. Anna Zimmer's 16 points led the Golden Eagles. 

Jessi Jordan led a balanced attack with 11 points as Colstrip held off rival Forsyth 48-45 despite 23 points by the Dogies' Lindsay Hein. Eight players scored for Colstrip.

Class C

McKennzie Cannon scored 16 points as Plains used a 19-point second quarter to race past Hot Springs 48-40. Katelyn Christensen and Sydney Jackson each scored eight points for Plains. Natalee Deschamps scored 13 points to lead Hot Springs. 

Emma Flach led with 13 points, Carly Wilson added 12 and Solae Swenson 11 as Lone Peak defeated Twin Bridges for the first time in school history 44-37. Lone Peak outscored the Falcons 31-16 in the second half. Clancy Phillips had 15 for Twin Bridges. 

Sydney Von Bergen had 16 points and Cassidy Randel and Adie Woodhall offered 12 apiece as Denton-Geyser-Stanford had no trouble with Geraldine-Highwood, 59-22.  

Taylor Jones scored 15 points and Madi Cicon added 12 for Simms in a 44-40 victory over Cascade. Georgia Mortag had 14 and Kendra Anderson 11 for the Badgers. 

• Second-ranked and defending state champion Box Elder got 35 points from Lilly Gopher, 22 from Joelnell Momberg and used a big second quarter to fend off arch-rival and fifth-ranked Fort Benton 78-63. The Bears outscored the Longhorns 24-11 in the second frame. Aspen Giese had 20 for Fort Benton and Leah Gannon added 16.

McKenzie Morrison's 15 points led Custer-Hysham past Terry 44-15. Brooklyn Ragland added 11.

Aleena Bacon's 24 points powered Harrison-Willow Creek past Lima. The Bears got 10 points each from Gracie Bravo and Treazure Williamson

Draya Wacker put in 29 points and Kayla Kombol helped with 13 in Melstone's 60-33 romp over Jordan. Lacey Lawrence had 12 for the Mustangs. 

Kortney Nelson and ShaAnn Danelson had 15 points apiece in Scobey's 53-38 victory over Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale. Gracee Lekvold added 14 for the Spartans. Kia Wasson's 17 led S-W-H.

Kaisha Long Warrior's 26 points led the way for Northern Cheyenne in a 66-36 romp over Plevna, which got all but nine of its points from Chloe Tudor (27). Ashley McConnell added 12 and Kelsey Spang 11 for Northern Cheyenne.

Haylie Conradsen was top scorer with 24 points, Tylor Lien added 12 and Soda Rice 11 for Savage in a 71-51 conquest of Richey-Lambert. The Fusion were led by Haley Olson's 23 points.

Brenna Osksa led with 15 points and Mikayla Stevens contributed 12 for No. 9 Plentywood in a 47-27 win over Culbertson. Kelsie Williams had 13 for Culbertson.

20-Point Club

35: RJ Ramone, Harlem

35: Lilly Gopher, Box Elder

34: Shane Kimmel, Turner

33: Kaylandra St. Marks, Frazer

33: Stephen Steinbron, Glendive

33: Jack Lincoln, Missoula Loyola

31: Kobee Big Back, Colstrip

30: Kellen Big Head, Colstrip

29: Draya Wacker, Melstone

28: Mulleah Stiffarm, Hays-Lodgepole

28: Ry Olson, Joliet

27: Kenna Pitcher, Fairfield

27: Chloe Tudor, Plevna

26: Dyauni Boyce, Roy-Winifred

26: Ella Messerly, Dodson

26: Mack Winchester, Nashua

26: Brody Grebe, Melstone

26: Rod Schaff, Broadview-Lavina

26: Kaisha Long Warrior, Northern Cheyenne

24: Kyle Olson, Three Forks 

24: Aleena Bacon, Harrison-Willow Creek

24: Molly Engle, Shields Valley

24: Haylie Conradsen, Savage

23: Haley Olson, Richey-Lambert

23: Logan Gilliard, Bigfork

23: Caden Holgate, Manhattan

23: Lindsay Hein, Forsyth

23: Clair Callahan, Ekalaka

23: Lindsay Hein, Forsyth

22: Joseph Williamson, Wolf Point

22: Shyan Krass, Turner

22: Cade Tyson. Billings West

22: Joelnell Momberg, Box Elder

21: Famous Lefthand, Hardin

21: Nikola Sasaroga, Billings Christian

21: Tavia Rooney, Townsend

21: Caden Smerker, Simms

20: Colter Miller, Three Forks

20: Gavin Leach, Simms

20: Bridger Larson, Sidney

20: Michael Haverfield, Dillon

20: Edward Murnion, Jordan

20: L’Tia Lawrence, Harlem

20: Ethan Bullock, Big Timber

20: Sophia Darr, Gardiner

20: Desiree Jones Scott, Bridger

20: Aspen Giese, Fort Benton

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