Hamilton, Columbia Falls Show Why They are Top-Ranked
It took an overtime to decide the Third Place finisher in the Western A Girls Divisional tournament in Butte. Hamilton lost to Columbia Falls by one point - 43 to 42.
By quarters, the teams were within three points of each other throughout the Saturday evening game at the Butte Civic Center. After one quarter, they were tied 8 to 8. Columbia Falls led by three at the half - 20 to 17, and they led by three at the end of the third quarter 29 to 26. The Lady Broncs came within one point several times in the final minutes of regulation before tying it in the last seconds. In overtime, Columbia Falls edged Hamilton 43-42.
Both teams will go to the State Girls Class A Tournament in Great Falls March 8th through the 10th. KLYQ will provide live play-by-play of the Lady Broncs.