The Western A Divisional high school basketball tournament starts Wednesday morning at Hamilton High School's Dale Berry Court. Bitterroot Valley teams Stevensville, Corvallis and Hamilton will all see action.

The first two games brings the Stevensville Lady Yellowjackets to the floor at 11 a.m. against Whitefish and the Stevensville Yellowjackets against the Columbia Falls boys at 12:45 p.m. The winners of both games will face Dillon teams Thursday.

The Hamilton Lady Broncs will battle Columbia Falls at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, followed by the Polson Lady Pirates against Butte Central at 4:15 p.m.

The Wednesday evening contests for the boys will be Corvallis Blue Devils against Polson at 6 p.m. and Butte Central against Whitefish at 7:45 p.m.

The Corvallis Lady Blue Devils and the Hamilton Broncs don't play until Thursday - the Corvallis girls against Frenchtown at 11 a.m. and the Broncs against Frenchtown at 2:30 p.m.

All the games will be played at Hamilton High School, except for the jam-packed Saturday morning session when two games will be at the Hamilton Middle School gym.

KLYQ 1240 AM will carry as many of the Hamilton Bronc and Lady Bronc games as possible during the four-day tournament.