Hamilton Defeats Butte Central at State A Girls Basketball
The Hamilton Lady Broncs and the Butte Central Maroons traded huge leads in their loser-out game early Saturday at the State A Girls basketball tournament before Hamilton brought in some final scoring to win the game and go on to the Consolation game Saturday evening at 6:30 p.m. The final score was Hamilton 52 Butte Central 44.
In the first part of the game, Hamilton jumped out to an early lead and led 20 to 13 at the half. Butte worked back and had a huge lead of their own before the Lady Broncs brought the scoring back and led by three, 28 to 25 at the beginning of the final quarter. Hamilton maintained their lead through the quarter and won the game 52 to 44. KLYQ will carry the live play-by-play at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
The championship game will be between Havre and Hardin. To get to that game, Hardin defeated Butte Central Friday 48 to 40 and Havre overwhelmed Browning 53 to 29.