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With the 2020 portion of the high school winter sports season well underway, the Missoulian is looking for its Prep Athletes of the Week, sponsored by Republic Services. 

Readers will be able to vote for one boy and one girl in polls that will be open through 5 p.m. on Tuesday at Missoulian.com.

The winners will be announced in the Missoulian’s Thursday edition and will appear in a special advertisement, sponsored by Republic Services, on Sunday.

Here are this week’s nominees: 


Landen Stewart of Frenchtown won the 103-pound title at the Jug Beck Rocky Mountain Classic, improving his season record to 32-0.

Cam LaRance of Hellgate scored a season-high 20 points in a 70-42 win over Glacier as the Knights improved to 8-0 overall, 4-0 in the Western AA.

Bridger Hall of Big Sky captured the 170-pound title at the Jug Beck Rocky Mountain Classic, upping his record to 29-5.

Quinlan Ream of Seeley-Swan scored 24 points to help the Blackhawks earn a 65-43 win over Darby in a battle of the top two teams in the Western 13-C.


Syd Koppang of Loyola scored a team-high 16 points to help the Breakers remain undefeated with a 56-40 nonconference win over Whitehall.

Bailee Sayler of Hellgate dropped 18 points and made eight baskets in a row as the Knights beat Glacier, 61-37, to improve their record to 7-1.

Jaylea Lunceford of Ronan scored a team-best 19 points to aid the Maidens in pulling off a 51-32 road win over Frenchtown to up their record to 7-3.

Sydney Brander of St. Ignatius poured in 22 points in a 64-23 win over Arlee to give the Bulldogs their second win of the season.

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