The Hamilton Broncs will continue into semi-final State A football playoffs next Saturday, with a Halloween afternoon win over the Sidney Eagles 24 to 6. Friday night, Laurel defeated Frenchtown in one of the other quarter-final Class A games and will travel to Hamilton for the November 7th afternoon game.

The Hamilton-Sidney game was a a defensive battle, especially in the first half. No score in the first quarter and Hamilton scored its first touchdown in the initial minute of the 2nd quarter and added a field goal later in that period. At the half, Hamilton led 10 to 0.

The third quarter saw the Broncs stopping Sidney twice in goal line defense efforts and then the Broncs scored again, leading 17 to 0 at the start of the 4th quarter. Sidney scored in that period, but missed the extra point. Hamilton scored one more time to bring the final score to Hamilton 24-Sidney 6.

Hamilton continues its undefeated season and with that record, again gets home field advantage in the playoffs. KLYQ will again bring that game to you on the radio at 1240 on the AM dial, online at www.klyq.com and on that free KLYQ app on your cellphone. If there's a change in the scheduled game time, we'll let you know on KLYQ's "Bitterroot Morning" newscasts, heard Monday through Friday at 7:30 a.m.

We'd like to thank our game sponsors and invite you to support them. They include: Jerry Wessels Les Schwab Tire Center, Trail West Bank, KT Express Lube, Bitterroot Cleaners, Fords Department Store, Taylor King State Farm Insurance, Massa Home Center, Beehive Homes, Wimps Body Works and Kerry Hanson of Pure West Christies Intl Real Estate.