Both Hamilton Teams are Heading to State Tournaments
The Hamilton Broncs will meet Frencthwon tonight at 6:30 for the Championship game of the Western A Boys Basketball Tournament at the Butte Civic Center. No matter who wins, both teams will appear on the floor at MSU in Bozeman the weekend of March 1st for the State Class A Boys Tournament.
Meanwhile, the Hamilton Lady Broncs battled through the loser-out bracket to get into tonight's Consolation Game for the Girls Western Class Tournament. They squeaked by Frenchtown 42-39 in an 11 a.m. game at the Maroon Activities Center in Butte. They will face Columbia Falls at 5 p.m., who defeated Dillon 60 to 18 this morning. By reaching the consolation match, both Hamilton and Columbia Falls will advance to the State A Girls Tournament in Great Falls the weekend of March 8th.
In the morning Lady Broncs Hamilton-Frenchtown game, Hamilton led throughout the game, 8 to 7 at the end of the first quarter, 22 to 14 at the half, and 27-26 at the beginning of a wild fourth quarter. The final score was Hamilton 42 Frenchtown 39.
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