Butte Central v Butte girls

Butte Central's Bella Sorini takes the ball to the hoop on Thursday evening during the cross town rivalry game at the Butte Civic 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 A

Chrishon Dixon of Billings Central scores his 1,000th career point in a victory over Glendive on Friday night.

Sam Gray scored 14 points and Chrishon Dixon topped 1,000 for his career in Billings Central's 56-25 Eastern A win over Glendive. Nikki Krause added 10 points for the No. 2 Rams, and Dixon finished with seven for the game. Stephen Steinbron led Glendive with 14 points.

Steven Ray led all scorers with 23 points, Jayden Venable added 22 and Miles City regrouped from a sluggish first quarter to rally past Class B St. Labre 72-53. Quest Savery contributed 15 for the Cowboys. Bernadine Fisher topped St. Labre with 19, followed by Brian Red Star with 11 and Evan Pretty Weasel at 10. 

Colter Bales scored 16 points and Gaje Leischner added 14 to help Laurel over Sidney 59-27 in an Eastern A game. Levi Taylor added 10 points for the Locomotives, who built a 33-15 lead by halftime.

• Jared Cole was the only player in double figures with 10 points as Frenchtown outlasted Stevensville 47-36. Logan Roth and Colby Meads had eight apiece for the Yellowjackets. A 15-3 second quarter was the difference for the Broncs.

Class B

Trey Stampfel led a balanced Columbus offense with 11 points in a 58-46 triumph over Red Lodge. Ty Barta, Ricky Preece, Stone House and Carson West all had eight points for the Cougars. Kaden Myrstol had 16 and Corby Mann 12 for the Rams.

• Balanced scoring helped pave the way as No. 7 Three Forks won at Deer Lodge 60-43. Payden Lynn led the charge with 17 points. Colter Miller provided a double-double of 13 points and 10 rebounds. Micaiah Hauser and Dustin Dalke added 10 points apiece for the Wolves. Three Forks led 26-24 at halftime, but widened its lead with an 18-6 scoring outburst during the third quarter. Dyllon McDermid scored 20 points for the Wardens.

Rhett Reynolds led all scorers with 24 points and Tanner Parsons contributed 20 for Shelby in an 85-68 victory over Harlem. Logan Leck also had 15 for the Coyotes. Brad Cichosz topped four players in double figures for the Wildcats with 22 points. Trenton Main had 12 and Lane Allen and RJ Ramone had 11 apiece for Harlem.

• Jack Lincoln reached the 1,000-point milestone for No. 3 Missoula Loyola (15-3) in a 63-45 home win over Anaconda. Lincoln finished with 15 points. Guard Jacob Hollenback led the third-ranked Rams (15-3) with 16 points. Loyola finished with a record of 8-0 in Western 6-B action.

• Tanner Smith scored 15 points and Kevin Henry had 10 for Malta in defeating Glasgow 51-44. Tim Wageman had 12 and Alec Boland 10 for the Scotties.

• Kingston McLean poured in 29 points, Tyren Washington contributed 12 and Dewey Little Coyote had 10 for Lame Deer in a 63-59 victory over Forsyth. Lame Deer outscored the Dogies 24-8 in the third quarter. Michael Lira had 20, Rylan Kuntz 15 and Joe Lackman 10 for Forsyth.

Class C

• Caleb Bellach pumped in 39 points in leading top-ranked and unbeaten Manhattan Christian (17-0) past Gardiner 91-64. The Eagles’ Josiah Amunrud chipped in with 19. Gardiner’s Clancy Thomas led his team with 20 and Elijah Byrd added in 15.

Brody Grebe of Melstone shows his form en route to scoring a season-high 50 points.

Brody Grebe unloaded with the highest point total in Montana this season with 50 points and set a school record with 10 3-pointers in a single game as No. 3 Melstone (17-1) raced past Broadus 81-29. The Broncs scored 24 points in each of the first three quarters and led 72-20. Wyatt Gee scored nine for Broadus.

Brian Ward and Bryce Parret each scored 16 points and Daniel Brabender added 15 as Philipsburg used a strong second quarter to outlast Victory 61-56. The Prospectors outscored the Pirates 20-12 in the second eight minutes. Canyon Parks scored 20 points and Skyler Webberson added 19 for Victor.

Jeremy Handy’s 13 points led fourth-ranked Scobey (15-0) over Nashua 78-32. Aidan Fishell added 10 for Scobey. Nashua’s Ethan Viste had 11 and Gavin Adkins added 10.

Jonah Parke scored 24 points, including seven in the fourth quarter, in helping Drummond to a 66-63 home win over Ennis. Riley Allen added 15 points for the Trojans (12-5).

Charlie Keith pumped in a game-high 32 points as Winnett-Grass Range raced past Jordan 66-48. The Rams' Jacob Jessen added 16 and Zane Stahl added 10 more.

• Hobson-Moore-Judith Gap used a big fourth quarter to pull away from Centerville 52-42. Zackary Thomas scored 17 in leading the Titans and Matthew Eike added 15 more. Centerville’s Carson McGinnes also had 17 to led his team.

• Chinook had three players in double figures with Cord Schneider leading the way with 17 in an 80-46 rout of North Star. Hunter Neibauer was close behind with 15 and Isaac Bell had 15. Austin Hansen led North Star with 12 points and Garrett Spicher added 10 more.

• Jeffrey Stiffarm scored 18 points, Moke Cliff added 14, Jeffrey Pretty Paint had 13 and Gilbert Snow contributed 12 for Hays-Lodgepole in a 73-61 win over Roy-Winifred. Tyler Fordyce led four players in double figures with 20 points for Roy-Winifred, which also received 17 points from Brody Geer and 11 apiece from Blake Donsbach and Justin Stulc. A 28-13 third quarter was the difference for the Thunderbirds. 

• Josh Herron's 17 points and Gerit Johnson's 12 paved the way for ninth-ranked Fairview (15-2) in a 61-20 trouncing of Bainville. Braeden Romo had seven for Bainville.

• Peyton Langley led with 19 points and Colton Young had 16 for Absarokee in a 66-50 win over Roberts. Riley Gebhardt scored 27 points and Jake Weimer added 15 for Roberts.

• Keegan Nelson had 11 points and Clayton Ledahl 10 for Westby-Grenora in a 55-33 romp mover Culbertson. Gabe Granada had 11 for Culbertson.

• Cameron Hickson scored 20 points, Aidan Payne added 16 and Rod Schaff pitched in with 12 for Broadview-Lavina in a 56-34 victory against Reed Point-Rapelje. Ty Herzog had nine for the Renegades.

• Ryan Bogden put on a show with 30 points and Preston Hogan had a big night as well with 23 as Cascade ran away from Augusta 96-57. Wesley Hagan added 11 for the Badgers. Ezra Bolles had 16, Dalton Lee 11 and Tregg Olson 10 for Augusta.

• Treydon Brouillette led all scores with 20 points and teammate Jake Weyers chipped in with 18 for Plains in its 56-44 victory over Noxon. Rylan Weltz had 19 for the Red Devils.

• Landers Smith scored 20 points and Charlo needed every one in slipping past Hot Springs 52-51. Connor Koenig connected for 18 for the Vikings, who held off a fourth quarter rally. Tyler Knudsen had 17 and Brandon Knudsen 16 points for the Savage Heat.

• Chance Johnson pumped in 22 points, Owen Mercado had 13 and Cordell Turner 10 as Seeley-Swan held off Darby 63-61 in double overtime on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer by Gabe SmithDylan Parks and Gabe Smith had 19 apiece and Nelson Smith contributed 13 for the Tigers. 

• Tate Smith's 18 points led the way as Twin Bridges cruised past Harrison-Willow Creek 70-32. Ethan Kneeland and Jake Hughes added 15 apiece for the Falcons. Luke Cima had 10 for Harrison-Willow Creek.

• Brendan Wing had 18 points and Belt outscored Denton-Geyser-Stanford 7-6 in overtime for a 40-39 victory. Dylan Taylor had 18 for D-G-S.

• Sam Davis scored 25 points to carry White Sulphur Springs over Shields Valley 63-44. The Hornets outscored the Rebels 38-24 in the second half. Shane Ogle added 10 for White Sulphur. Milan Moscone had 11 and Kayden Acosta 10 for Shields Valley.

• Tyson Flickinger pumped in 20 points and Alex Wiens contributed 12 for Plentywood in its 69-36 rout of Savage. Sloan McPherson led Savage with 17 points.

• Colt Miller had a big night with 22 points and Javonne Nesbit had 16 in a 59-44 triumph for Froid-Lake over Circle. Rhett Bailey had 14 and Grady Taylor 13 for the Wildcats.

Girls Basketball

Class A

Aspen Cotter scored 13 points and 11 Laurel players scored in a 59-19 pasting of Sidney in an Eastern A game. Gracey Willis contributed 11 for the Locomotives. Only three players scored for the Eagles, led by Maddie Peters with 13.

Kylie Zimmer scored 13 points and Kayla Nelson had 10 as Lewistown rallied in the fourth quarter for a 46-45 triumph over Livingston. The Golden Eagles outscored the Rangers 15-6 in the final eight minutes. Danielle Babcox topped Livingston with 12 points. 

Mackenzie Rask led with 15 points as Miles City won a 37-34 overtime slugfest with Class B St. Labre. Priscilla Flatmouth topped St. Labre with 15 points. The Cowgirls outscored the Braves 5-2 in overtime.

• Stevensville held off Frenchtown for a 46-44 road win. Kennedy Praast scored 16 points and Angel Richards added 11 for the Yellowjackets. Kiya Shelton paced the Broncs with 11 points.

Melissa Hanser scored 18 points and Tess Hansen added 14 to help No. 3 Billings Central defeat Glendive 63-48. Solei Elletson was also in double figures for the Rams with 11 points. Karsen Murphy scored 21 points to lead Glendive.

Class B

L'Tia Lawrence pumped in 22 points and Taya Trottier and Skylee Dirden contributed 10 each to help No. 3 Harlem (14-3) slip past Shelby 46-41. The Wildcats trailed by a point entering the fourth quarter. Maddison Underdal scored 16 points and Bailey Johnson had 13 for Shelby.

Blythe Sealey led three players in double figures for Roundup in its 51-32 trouncing of Joliet. Meghan Eiselein had 12 points and Chloe Cota 11 for the Panthers. Skyler Wright topped Joliet with 10.

• No. 10 Missoula Loyola posted its sixth straight win, steamrolling at Anaconda, 72-50. Syd Koppang scored 23 points and Lani Walker added 18 for the Breakers, who will take a 14-4 record into postseason play next week. Logan Stetzner had 21 points and Isabel Saltenberger 19 for the Copperheads.

Tavia Rooney scored 14 points and Peyton Vogl had 11 as top-ranked Townsend remained unbeaten (18-0) with a tough 42-35 win over rival Jefferson in the Elkhorn matchup. 

Jordan Cookman had 15 points, Lindsey Hein 13 and Haley Vance 11 for fifth-ranked Forsyth (15-2) in its 59-45 triumph over Lame Deer. Cheyanna Onebear led Lame Deer with 15. 

Class C

Jenna Rust scored a game-high 21 points, Elizabeth Field had 17 and Samantha Ledahl added 14 for Westby-Grenora in a 58-47 triumph over Culbertson. Faith Bowland had 17 and Kelsie Williams 11 for Culbertson.

Carlee Blodgett led with 13 points and Reed Point-Rapelje bolted to a 17-3 first-quarter lead en route to a 37-13 victory over Broadview-Lavina. Jocelyn Ott had nine for the Renegades. Makenna Harmon led the Pirates with seven.

• Katie Zimmerman’s 18 points led No. 6 Winnett-Grass Range (13-3) over Jordan 59-17. Sydney Browning chipped in 14 for the Rams. Tierney Phillips had five points for the Mustangs.

Carlee Fryberger was the game's only player in double figures with 11 points as Charlo toppled Hot Springs 40-30 to forge a tie for first place in the Western 14C. Both teams finished 11-1 in conference, each handing the other their only loss. The Vikings led by two points at halftime. Katelyn Christensen led the Savage Heat with nine points. 

Mallorey Sheppard's 21 points led the way for Absarokee in a 44-25 win over Roberts. The Huskies led 26-11 at halftime. Kenzie Pitts had seven points for the Rockets.

Draya Wacker topped all scorers with 18 points, and Kayla Kombol and Kaigen Roskelley had 12 apiece to lift Melstone to an easy 64-19 victory against Broadus. The Broncs used a 23-2 second quarter to pull away. Oliveah Schaffer had five points for Broadus.

Grace Weber had two-thirds of her team's points (22) to single-handedly power Dutton-Brady over Sunburst 33-28. Jeena Alborano topped the Refiners with eight points.

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• Haley Labatte led a balanced attack with 10 points as No. 5 Froid-Lake (14-1) coasted past Circle 45-25. Eight players scored for the Red Hawks. Ryann Moline led the Wildcats with eight. 

Kylee Altmiller's 13 points were high for the game and Haley Josephson added 11 for Plains in a 56-32 rout of Noxon. A 20-3 third quarter made the difference for the Trotters. Emily Brown scored 11 for Noxon.

Tyler Lien scored 17 points, Soda Rice added 15 and Haylie Conradsen had 12 as No. 3 Savage remained perfect (17-0) with a 52-48 showdown with rival Plentywood. Brenna Osksa led all scorers with 19 points for the Wildcats.

Janessa Willikes scored a game-high 24 points to lead Simms past 10th-ranked Great Falls Central 59-40. Simms’ Madi Cicon and Taylor Jones added 10 apiece.

Sarah Goff had 14 points and Amelia Hill added 11 as Philipsburg rolled past Victor 57-26. Madison Allred topped Victor with eight.

Kailee Henry knocked down five 3-pointers en route to scoring 27 points in Dodson's 63-41 victory at Frazer. Christina Jaynes chipped in with 13 for the winners and Ella Messerly had 11. Kaylandra St. Marks scored 14 points for Frazer, followed by Kaydin Sibley 12 and Chandalynn Smoker 10.

Kiersten Van Kirk poured in 24 points and Eliana Kuperus added 16 for Manhattan Christian in a 65-49 triumph at Gardiner. The Eagles outscored the Bruins 19-8 in the fourth quarter.

Brianna Bergum led with 14 points, Kristen Vincent had 11 and Danielle Horan 10 as No. 7 Hobson-Moore-Judith Gap (14-3) shrugged off a slow start to dominate Centerville 58-13. A 27-4 second quarter was the big difference for Hobson-Moore-Judith Gap.

Jourdain Klein scored 17 points and Whitney McKitrick pitched in with 16 as Ennis rolled over Drummond 48-33. Sara Kielley led Drummond with 10.

• Philipsburg pushed its record to 14-3 with a convincing non-conference home win over Victor 57-26. Sarah Goff paced the Prospectors with 14 points. Madison Allred led the Pirates with eight points.

Clancy Phillips had 10 points and was one of 11 Twin Bridges players to score in a 44-25 rout of Harrison-Willow Creek. Aleena Bacon had 10 for the Wildcats.

Kaitlyn McColly scored 15 points and Jaycee Erickson had 12 as Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale fended off Lustre Christian 44-25. Sadie Brown had nine for Lustre.

Danna Ochoa scored 13 points and Rebekah Everest 12 to lead a balanced West Yellowstone attack in a 52-30 victory over Lone Peak. Kolya Bough topped all scorers with 20 points and Carly Wilson contributed 10 for Lone Peak. 

CeCelia Stewart had 14 points and eight Plenty Coups players scored in its 56-37 triumph over Bridger. Jessica Adkins had 14 points and Emily Adkins 10 for the Scouts.

• Keeley Chrest's 10 points led the way for Harlowton in a 46-18 trouncing of Fromberg. The Engineers led 16-0 after one quarter. Siera Guffey had seven for Fromberg.

• Madeline Heggem's 19 points led the way and Cassie Smith had 11 as Roy-Winifred bolted to a 44-10 halftime lead en route to a 59-26 romp over Hays-Lodgepole.

• Georgia Mortag poured in 27 points and Shelbie Jackson contributed 11 as Cascade overcame a slow start to topple Augusta 55-33. Olivia Isakson had 16 points for the Elks.

• Teia Lackner's 25 points led the way and Valier used a 21-4 third quarter to slip away from Power 60-49. Jessie Maruska scored 23 for Power.

20-Point Club

50: Brody Grebe, Melston

39: Caleb Bellach, Manhattan Christian

37: Nikola Sasaroga, Billings Christian

32: Charlie Keith, Winnett-Grass Range

30: Ryan Bogden, Cascade

29: Kingston McLean, Lame Deer

27: Kailee Henry, Dodson

27: Riley Gebhardt, Roberts

27: Georgia Mortag, Cascade

25: Teia Lackner, Valier

25: Sam Davis, White Sulphur Springs

24: Jonah Parke, Drummond

24: Kiersten Van Kirk, Manhattan Christian

24: Rhett Reynolds, Shelby

23: Steven Ray, Miles City

23: Syd Koppang, Missoula Loyola

23: Courtney Wendland, North Star

23: Jessie Maruska, Power

23: Preston Hogan, Cascade

22: L'Tia Lawrence, Harlem

22: Grace Weber, Dutton-Brady

22: Jayden Venable, Miles City

22: Brad Cichosz, Harlem

22: Chance Johnson, Seeley-Swan

22: Colt Miller, Froid-Lake

21: Jenna Rust, Westby-Grenora

21: Mallorey Sheppard, Absarokee

21: Logan Stetzner, Anaconda

21: Zach Brown, Lustre Christian

21: Karsen Murphy, Glendive

20: Clancy Thomas, Gardiner

20: Canyon Parks, Victor

20: Dyllon McDermid, Deer Lodge

20: Tanner Parsons, Shelby

20: Kolya Bough, Lone Peak

20: Tyler Fordyce, Roy-Winifred

20: Cameron Hickson, Broadview-Lavina

20: Treydon Brouillette, Plains

20: Landers Smith, Charlo

20: Michael Lira, Forsyth

20: Tyson Flickinger, Plentywood

20: Rylan Doheny, Dutton-Brady

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