Hamilton Broncs and Lady Broncs Win Their Opening Basketball Games
The Hamilton High School Broncs and Lady Broncs played their first games of the season Friday in Missoula.
The Hamilton Lady Broncs edged by Browning 49 to 46 in a 5 p.m. game.
The Hamilton Broncs then battled Browning into double overtime with the Broncs winning 87-80. At the end of regulation play Hamilton had come back from 12 points down to tie the game 63-63. At the end of the first overtime it was 69-69. And the second overtime final, as players began to foul out, was 87 for Hamilton and 80 for Browning.
The annual Tip Off Tournament brings together Class A teams from the Northwest and Southwest Divisions for their first non-conference games. This year, the tournament was held at Adams Fieldhouse of the University of Montana. Both the main gym and the auxiliary gym were made available for the boys and girls teams Friday and Saturday.
KLYQ will next be broadcasting three games with the Broncs December 15 and 17 and the Lady Broncs December 16. The games will be on KLYQ 1240 AM Radio and at klyq.com.