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Eastern A

Famous Left Hand scored 16 points — including eight straight in a key fourth-quarter run — as Hardin wrapped up a divisional title with a 48-39 win over Belgrade. Andrew House added 12 and Trae Hugs 10 for the Bulldogs. Dawson Fowler's 13 points led Belgrade. Jaden Graham's 18 points led Lewistown past Billings Central 55-46 for third place. Joe Byorth and Cade Herriford had 12 points each for the Rams.

Western A

Tyler Chouinard scored 13 points, Carter Kearns added 12 and Carson Rostad had 10 as unbeaten Hamilton (23-0) broke open a close game in the second half and rolled past Frenchtown 54-37 for the championship. Zach Baker topped the Broncs with 11. Brandon Aimsback and Nathaniel Stiffarm scored 16 points apiece as Browning downed Butte Central 66-62 for third place. Luke Heaphy and Cade Holter had 12 each for the Maroons.

Northern B

Aaron White poured in 29 points and TJ Reynolds added 25 as Shelby shook off rival Rocky Boy 65-55 for the championship. Ben Iron Eyes scored 26 points for the Northern Stars, who will face Fairfield in a challenge game Monday night at Great Falls CMR for a berth at state. Ethan Schenk scored 23 points and Dawson Allen added 19 as Fairfield topped Choteau for third place.

Western B

Anders Epperly scored 18 points and made 11 of 12 free throws in the fourth quarter to lead Bigfork to a 70-58 win over Missoula Loyola for the division crown. Clayton Reichenbach and Beau Santistevan each added 12 for the Vikings. Jack Lincoln led Loyola with 14 points. In the third-place game, Braxton Hill's 23 points lifted Anaconda to a 66-49 blowout of Florence-Carlton, which got 27 points from Marcus Zeiler.

Southern C

Rylan Gauthier poured in 25 points as Park City continued its surprising run through the divisional with a 61-39 title-game rout of Bridger. Talon Johnstone added 12 for the Panthers. Colter Zentner topped Bridger with eight points. Shayden Cooke scored 17 points and Brody Grebe added 13 as Melstone pounded Plenty Coups 71-41 for third place. Blake DeCrane led the Warriors with 21.

Western C

Will Mesteth scored 21 points, Greg Whitesell added 20 and Philip Malatare chipped in with 19 as defending state champion Arlee cruised to a 77-33 victory over rival Plains for the championship. Jay VonHeeder's 10 points led Plains.


Eastern A

• Kyndall Keller scored 15 points and Danielle Wallace added 14 as unbeaten and top-ranked Havre fended off Hardin 42-34 for the championship. Marie Five's 13 points topped the Bulldogs. Gabby Weber scored 15 points as Belgrade downed Glendive 44-32 for third place. Karsen Murphy had 12 points for the Red Devils.

Western A

Kloie Thatcher racked up 27 points, eight rebounds and five assists as Butte Central rolled to a 16-point halftime lead and held on to defeat Browning 54-46 for the title. Megan Michelotti contributed 14 points for the Maroons. Taylor Jordan's 13 points led Browning. In the third-place game, Dani Douglas and Hannah Geleman each had 11 points as Columbia Falls topped Hamilton 43-42 in overtime. Cariann Kunkel scored 18 for the Broncs.

Western B

Jamie Berg scored a game-high 20 points and Bigfork broke a late tie and held off Deer Lodge 41-36 in the championship a day after the Wardens upset No. 1 Florence to reach the final. Deer Lodge will enter the state tournament as the No. 2 seed out of the West. In the third-place game, Makenna Liles' 21 points led Florence-Carlton past Missoula Loyola 62-55. Tessa Burke scored 20 points for Loyola.

Eastern C

Mackenzie Dethman scored 18 points and Froid-Lake used a huge third quarter to break away for a 47-29 win over Plentywood and the divisional championship. Froid-Lake led 19-18 at halftime but used an 18-2 third quarter to put away the Wildcats, who got 10 points from Brenna Osksa. Gracee Kekvold scored 14 points to lead Scobey to a 48-38 win over Westby-Grenora in the third-place game. Jenna Rust led the Thunder with 17.

Northern C

Sydney Browning scored 14 points and Taylor Stahl added 10 as Winnett-Grass Range broke open a tight game in the second half surprised Box Elder 56-47 for the title. Cecilia Vielle led the Bears with 14 points and Joelnell Molmberg added 12. In the third-place game, Dani Urick scored 19 points to lead Belt past Hobson-Moore-Judith Gap 43-27.

Western C

Michaela Madden scored 10 points and Kailee Oliverson added nine as Twin Bridges held off a fourth-quarter surge by Ennis to win the title 37-35. The Falcons, who defeated the Mustangs for the fourth time in five tries this season, led 35-24 entering the final quarter. Josie Hokanson led Ennis with 13 points. In the third-place game, Madison Lommen scored 20 points as once-beaten Alberton-Superior handled Manhattan Christian 63-39 to earn a challenge showdown Monday night against Ennis.

20-Point Party

32: Trevor Herzog, Reed Point-Rapelje

31: Kaitlin Cox, Charlo

30: Jenna Rust, Westby-Grenora

29: Blake DeCrane, Plenty Coups

29: Aaron White, Shelby

28: Ezekial Misa, Ronan

27: Marcus Zeiler, Florence-Carlton

27: Kloie Thatcher, Butte Central

26: Kenzie Mueller, Alberton-Superior

26: Ben Iron Eyes, Rocky Boy

25: Braxton Hill, Anaconda

25: Rylan Gauthier, Park City

25: TJ Reynolds, Shelby

24: Tyler Johnson, Kalispell Flathead

24: Dylan Sestrich, Butte Central

24: Damon Sadler, Poplar

24: Jake Olsen, Great Falls CMR

24: Sam Beighle, Missoula Sentinel

24: Sayer Patten, Choteau

23: Tyree Whitcomb, Browning

23: Connor Kieckbusch, Billings Senior

23: Ethan Schenk, Fairfield

23: Braxton Hill, Anaconda

22: Soda Rice, Savage

22: Camden LaRance, Missoula Big Sky

22: Danielle Zahn, Florence-Carlton

22: Kyler Crabtree, Choteau

22: Bake Keeley, Fairfield

22: Brody Grebe, Melstone

22: Tristan Gieser, Reed Point-Rapelje

22: Jaden Graham, Lewistown

22: Cade Tyson, Billings West

21: Kiah Hohenstein, Belgrade

21: Will Mesteth, Arlee

21: Kiara Salsbury, Westby-Grenora

21: Braxton Haws, Billings Senior

21: Blake DeCrane, Plenty Coups

21: Makenna Liles, Florence-Carlton

20: Cade Myrick, Glasgow

20: Danny Hoisington, Thompson Falls

20: Madison Lommen, Alberton-Superior

20: Tessa Burke, Missoula Loyola

20: Greg Whitesell, Arlee

20: Jamie Berg, Bigfork


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