In Tuesday night Class A non-conference basketball, the Hamilton High Lady Broncs defeated the Ronan Maidens.

The game at the Hamilton Middle School gym saw the Lady Broncs go to an early lead and stayed ahead of Ronan until midway through the final quarter when Ronan tied the score. But Hamilton quickly regained the lead and at the final buzzer Hamilton had 51 and Ronan 47.

At the end of the first quarter, Hamilton led 12 to 10. The Lady Broncs led by 5 points at the half 26 to 21. The final quarter began with Hamilton leading 38 to 34 over Ronan and scoring tightened up leading to the final minutes.

Meanwhile, in Ronan, Hamilton boys had a commanding victory over the Ronan Chiefs. The final score was Broncs 76 and Ronan 45.

The teams will play one more time before the Christmas break. The Lady Broncs will travel to Butte for a game against Butte Central. Hamilton's Broncs will host Butte Central Maroons at the Hamilton High School Gym, with an early start time at 6 p.m.

The Hamilton boys game will be broadcast on KLYQ 1240 AM, and on the "KLYQ" app on your cellphone.