In the first boys game of the Southwestern Class A high school basketball tournament, Corvallis defeated Hamilton by a score of 56 to 42.

The Blue Devils took advantage of the cold shooting Hamilton Broncs and led through much of the game. the Corvallis team will now advance to a tough battle Friday afternoon at 12:30 against Dillon. Hamilton, meanwhile, will play Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. in the loser-out bracket.

Stevensville plays Anaconda Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. The winner will play Butte Central Friday at 6:30 p.m. The loser of that game will face Hamilton Saturday morning.

Meanwhile, the Hamilton Lady Broncs, who received a bye Thursday, will play at 2 p.m. Friday against the winner of the Butte Central-Stevensville game Thursday afternoon.
KLYQ will carry that Lady Bronc game at 1240 on the AM radio dial and online at KLYQ.com.