The Hamilton Broncs went out to an early lead and maintained the advantage Thursday evening, winning a Class A basketball contest at Stevensville.

The Yellowjackets hosted the Broncs in the "Hive" as the two teams played a Southwestern Conference game.

Hamilton led 57 to 29 at the half, and was up by a score of 81 to 47 at the beginning of the final quarter.

At the final buzzer, Hamilton won the game 96 to 58.

The Hamilton Broncs will be up against Dillon Saturday, January 13 - the Lady Broncs will travel to Dillon for a 4 p.m. varsity game, while the Broncs host the Dillon Beavers at the Hamilton High School gym. The schedule is the same in each location - freshmen at 1 p.m., JV at 2:30 p.m. and varsity at 4 p.m.

KLYQ will carry play-by-play of the Broncs game at the Hamilton gym Saturday. You can listen on the radio at 1240 AM, on your computer at klyq.com, on your smartphone with "KLYQ" app or let Alexa grab the game for you on your smart speaker.