At Manhattan, the Bulldogs had four players score in double figures in the blowout win.

Deer Lodge had trouble connecting from the floor in its debut, hitting 10 of 69 shots. Townsend, in contrast, was 22 for 51 from the field and 20 for 31 from the foul line.

Rachel Nicholson was a bright spot for the Wardens. She scored 14 points thanks to her 4-for-8 effort from the field and 5-for-7 performance from the charity stripe.

Tavia Rooney led the Bulldogs with 18, followed by Abby Leachman and Catie Watson with 16 apiece and Denika Dolan with 11.


At Manhattan, Cade Benjamin's game-high 19 points weren't enough to carry Deer Lodge past Townsend in a tournament loss.

Townsend out-rebounded the Wardens 48-31 with both Easton Hatfield and Teigen Snyder posting double-doubles. Snyder had 15 points and 10 rebounds with Hatfield scoring 10 and grabbing 11.

Next to Benjamin, Brandon Porter's 11 points were the next best among Wardens.

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