The Hamilton Lady Broncs defeated Ronan in a close basketball battle at the Hamilton High School gym Thursday evening. Both teams were plagued by turnovers, especially during the first half of the basketball game. The two high school teams were often within two points of each other until the third quarter, when Hamilton began to stretch out the lead. In the fourth quarter, both teams made good shots but Hamilton came out on top defeating Ronan 56 to 43.

Meanwhile, in Ronan the Hamilton Broncs also found a victory against the Chief with a final score of Hamilton 57 Ronan 52. Next Tuesday, December 17, the Corvallis Blue Devils will visit Hamilton for a double header - both girls and boys games. KLYQ will carry those varsity contests at KLYQ 1240 AM, www.klyq.com and on the free KLYQ cellphone app.