Hamilton Defeats Corvallis in Double-Header Basketball
The Hamilton Broncs and Lady Broncs traveled across the valley to the Corvallis High School Inferno and defeated the Blue Devils in Class A basketball games Thursday, January 23. The boys played first at the Corvallis gym. The Blue Devils were cold from the free throw line in the first quarter and trailed 19 to 10 at the end of the quarter. Hamilton maintained that lead through the game, ahead 34 to 18 at the half and leading 51 to 32 after three quarters. The final was the Broncs 64 the Blue Devils 39.
Then, the girls took the floor and the Lady Broncs took an early lead 14 to 8 over the Lady Blue Devils after one quarter. Early in the second quarter, Corvallis rallied and quickly took the lead by one point. But Hamilton came back and led 28 to 17 at the half. After three, the Lady Broncs led 39 to 22 over the Blue Devils and the final score was Hamilton 60 Corvallis 27. Saturday, the Hamilton Lady Broncs will host the Columbia Falls Lady Wildcats, while the Broncs travel north against the Wildcats. KLYQ will carry the girls game, live from the HHS gym, starting at about 4 p.m. Saturday afternoon, January 25. The game will be on 1240 AM radio, at www.klyq.com and on the free KLYQ cellphone app.