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Hardin's Julianna Takes Horse (50) looks to shoot during the Hardin Bulldogs' game against the Livingston Rangers in the semifinal round of the Class A state tournament at First Interstate Arena in Billings on Friday, March 13, 2020.
Belt's Kolby Pimperton (2) dribbles the ball along the baseline against Melstone's Draya Wacker (3) during their Class C semifinal basketball game at Dahlberg Arena on Friday night.
Hardin's Breanna Old Elk (25) and Browning's Tatum Running Crane (34) go after a loose ball during the Browning Indians' game against the Hardin Bulldogs in the first round of the Class A state tournament at First Interstate Arena in Billings on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
Laurel's Emmet Renner (0) falls while going after a loose ball during the Browning Indians' game against the Laurel Locomotives in the first round of the Class A state tournament at First Interstate Arena in Billings on Thursday, March 12, 2020.
Scobey's Rio Booth, left, and Kannon Ferestad, middle, chase after a loose ball against Manhattan Christian's Seth Amunrud, right.
It's time again to ask for your help in recognizing some of Montana's most extraordinary athletes.
Each month, we choose the top male and female athletes in the state to honor as the 406 MT Sports Athletes of the Month, but we want to hear from you first.
Who do you think deserves to be our March Athlete of the Month for their performance on the basketball court? To make your pick, go to www.406mtsports.com.
Previous winners include:
- September: Carrie Carpenter (Billings West, golf) and Tommy Mellott (Butte, football)
- October: Marcus Anderson (Missoula Hellgate, soccer) and Kylie Hartnett (Helena, cross country)
- November: Asher Croy (Bozeman, football) and Addison Hultgren (Huntley Project, volleyball)
- December: Lindsey Hein (Forsyth, girls basketball)
- January: Sam Leep (Manhattan Christian, boys basketball) and Tia Stahl (Winnett-Grass Range, girls basketball)
- February: Brad Cichosz (Harlem, boys basketball), Catherine Russo (Butte, swimming) and Leif Schroeder (Bozeman, wrestling)