Basketball tournaments take over the high school sports news this week with Divisional tournaments throughout Montana.

Western Class A boys and girls teams will gather in Butte, starting Wednesday morning.
We'll list the Bitterroot valley teams' first games:
Wednesday:

  • Corvallis boys vs Columbia Falls at 11 a.m.
  • Stevensville girls vs Polson at 12:45 p.m.
  • Stevensville boys vs Polson at 2:30 p.m.
  • Corvallis girls vs Columbia Falls at 4:15 p.m.
  • Hamilton Bronc boys vs Frenchtown at 6 p.m.
  • Thursday:

  • Hamilton Lady Broncs vs Frenchtown at 12:45 p.m.
  • It's a double elmination tournament with games starting at 11 a.m. Thursday and at 8 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

    KLYQ will air play-by-play of the Hamilton Bronc Wednesday game at 6 p.m. on KLYQ 1240 AM, on klyq.com and on that free 'Radio Pup' app on your cellphone.

    Meanwhile, the Western Class C Divisional tournament will be tipping off Thursday in Hamilton, with games scheduled at both Hamilton High School and Hamilton Middle School gyms. The winner of a Monday evening "play-in" game between the Darby Tigers and Hot Springs will determine the final team in the Divisional.

    The strong Florence boys and girls teams will be at the Western B Divisional in Kalispell. The Florence Falcons won the District 6-B district tourney and the Lady Falcons took second in district at Anaconda.