The Hamilton Lady Broncs were defeated by the Dillon Lady Beavers in loser-out action at the Class A State Basketball Tournament in Billings Friday. The Lady Broncs had an ice-cold first quarter with Dillon leading 12 to 1 going into the second quarter. Hamilton came back in that period and the score was Dillon 21 Hamilton 14 at the half. In the third quarter the game really tightened up with Dillon leading by two - 29-27 - as the final period started. Hamilton had the lead at times in the second half but Dillon was accurate from the free-throw line at the end of the contest and came out with the win. Final score - Dillon 45 Hamilton 39. Dillon continues to a Saturday morning loser out game against the loser of the Hardin-Livingston semi-final game. The winner of the Saturday morning contest goes into the Consolation game Saturday afternoon.

The Corvallis Lady Blue Devils were also taken out of the tournament by Browning with a score of 48 to 41. Corvallis lost to Livingston in a close game Thursday evening 51 to 48.