The Hamilton Lady Broncs now have their first loss in the basketball season, losing to the number one ranked Columbia Falls Lady Wildcats 46 to 33.

The Hamilton Lady Broncs went out to an early lead in a Saturday afternoon basketball game and led Columbia Falls 11 to 6 at the end of the first quarter, but the Lady Wildcats played tough defense and tied the score 14 to 14 in the second quarter. At the half, Hamilton trailed by 3 points in their home gym, 21 to 18. Columbia Falls continued to increase their lead and at the start of the fourth quarter they led 35 to 26.

Columbia Falls, ranked number one in the Class A ranks, ruined the Lady Broncs undefeated streak by a wide margin - Final score Columbia Falls 46 Hamilton 33. The Lady Broncs are now 12 and 1 on the season and the Wildcats are 11 and 2.

KLYQ's next basketball broadcast will Hamilton Broncs against the Polson Pirates Tuesday evening, January 23, at about 7:15 p.m. Remember, you can hear the boys at 1240 AM on the radio, online at klyq.com, and on your cell phone with the free KLYQ app, and Alexa can find the KLYQ "skill," too.