The Hamilton Broncs now are in second place in the Southwestern A conference with a 57-40 win over Butte Central Saturday afternoon.

The Hamilton Broncs went ahead 8-0 at the beginning of the basketball game and was in the lead by 17 points by the end of the game at Butte.

The Class A battle January 30 had balanced scoring and plenty of assists for the Hamilton team. Four different Broncs made 3-pointers.

The Butte Central girls defeated the Hamilton Lady Broncs 44-35 at the HHS gym Saturday.

Tuesday evening, the Hamilton boys will travel to Thompson Falls for a non-conference game.