At Philipsburg, the Prospectors led by just three after the third quarter but pulled away in the fourth to top the Tigers in District 13-C play.
Ethan Stephensen had a team-high 19 points for Philipsburg, and he went 9 for 9 from the free-throw line. He made all six of his attempts in the fourth quarter. Eric Bohrnsen added 11 points for the Prospectors (1-0).
Joe Caicedo was the high-points man for Darby (0-1) with 18.