In what has been a developing rivalry, The Hamilton Broncs came up against Butte Central for the first time this basketball season and the Maroons came away the winners by a score of 54-31. The teams were evenly matched in the first half, with Hamilton trailing by three at the end of the first quarter 20 to 17 and both teams went cold in the second quarter with the halftime tally at 20 for Butte and 19 for Hamilton. Butte Central outscored the cold-shooting Broncs and the final score was Butte Central 54 Hamilton 31.

KLYQ will bring you two games Thursday evening, starting at 6 p.m. with Frenchtown visiting Hamilton. The play-by-play will be on KLYQ 1240 Radio, www.klyq.com and the free cellphone "KLYQ" app, which also brings you our full schedule of programs.