Butte vs. Billings West girls

Butte's Aspen Lovshin takes the ball to the hoop Saturday during the Bulldogs' two-point victory over previously unbeaten Billings West in Butte. 

Editor's note: Highlights and top scorers will be updated on the 406mtsports.com website as results arrive from around the state. 

Boys Basketball

Class AA

Cade Tyson led four players in double figures with 15 points to help offset 27 by Butte's Clay Ferguson in Billings West's 61-54 Eastern AA victory. Jesse Owens had 14, Josh Erbacher 12 and Lucas Gibb 11 for West. Dan McCloskey provided 10 in support of Ferguson for the Bulldogs.

Rollie Worster led with 21 points and top-ranked Missoula Hellgate remained perfect against Montana competition by thumping crosstown rival Missoula Sentinel. 

Russell Gagne pumped in 21 points and Keegan Barnes and Bryce Depping each had 17 as Great Falls CMR broke open a close game with a 15-1 third quarter and romped past Billings Senior 65-46. Jacksen Buckley had 13 and Junior Bergen 12 for Senior.

Kyle Torgerson scored 18 points, Blake Thelen added 17 and No. 3 Great Falls burst to a 27-10 first-quarter lead and coasted to a 62-47 win over No. 2 Bozeman. Ryan Simpson had 15 points and Ryan Lonergan 14 for the Hawks. The Bison led 40-17 at halftime.

Class A

Tanner Goligoski scored a game-high 23 points, Hunter Omlid contributed 15 and Carson Rostad had 10 for fifth-ranked Hamilton in a 78-40 trouncing of Columbia Falls. Dillon Shipp's nine points led C-Falls.

• Four players scored in double figures, led by Aaron Richards' 16, as No. 3 Butte Central improved to 12-0 with its 69-34 Southwestern A romp over Stevensville. Braden Harrington, Cade Holter and Dylan Sestrich all had 10 for the Maroons, who raced to a 22-8 first-quarter lead. Logan Roth led Stevi with 11 points.

Cooper McGlothlin's 18 points led all scorers, Aaron Entz added 12 and Bridger Larson notched 11 for Sidney in a 51-47 squeaker over Class B Glasgow. Chevy Boos and Kobe Sibley had 11 each for the Scotties, who also got 10 from Saul Hansen

Justin Burd scored 14 points, Derek Sharp added 13 and Tyree Whitcomb had 12 as Browning got lots of playing time for its bench in a 77-21 romp over Ronan. Eleven players scored for the fourth-ranked Indians (11-1). Anthony Camel's nine points led Ronan.

Chrishon Dixon scored 16 points and Sam Gray had 15 as top-ranked Billings Central improved to 10-1 with a 61-47 victory over arch-rival Laurel. Gaje Leischner topped the Locomotives with 16 points and Eli Aby provided 10. The Rams led 49-27 after three quarters.

Famous Lefthand caught fire with 28 points, Trae Hugs had 11 and Cayden Redfield 10 to power No. 2 Hardin (11-1) to its 74-33 romp over Glendive. Lefthand shot 12 of 17 from the field, including 4 for 5 from 3-point territory. He also came away with six steals and five rebounds. The Bulldogs outscored the Red Devils by double digits in all four quarters. Stephen Steinbron topped Glendive with 13 points.

Mason Rismon had 13 points and Jake Huston added 11 for Havre in a 46-41 victory over Belgrade. The Panthers got 18 points from Easton Page and 10 from Tate Bowler.

Cole Truman led with 16 points and Justus Peterson added 14 for Dillon in a 54-34 win over Corvallis. Caleb Warnken scored 12 points for the Blue Devils.

Class B

Joseph Williamson had 17 points and Logan Heser added 10 to lead 10th-ranked Wolf Point cruised past Harlem 63-42. The Wolves led 40-18 at halftime. Tyler Cichosz led Harlem with 12, and RJ Ramone and Truth Brockie each had 10. 

Tanner Smith scored 16 points for Malta in a 61-38 loss to Poplar. No statistics were available for Poplar.

Payden Lynn led the way with 15 points and Dustin Dalke had 11 for No. 7 Three Forks in its 51-37 win at Columbus. Trey Stampfel topped the Cougars with 11 points. 

Jadon Pierce's 22 points highlighted Manhattan's 70-62 victory at Jefferson. Gavin Duncan added 18 points and Caden Holgate 12 for the victors. Jefferson's Jaxson Yanzick finished with 17 points. Manhattan was ahead 49-35 going into the fourth quarter.

Logan Leck scored 21 points and Tanner Parsons tag-teamed with 20 to help Shelby rally in the fourth quarter for a 75-67 win over Rocky Boy. The Coyotes outscored Rocky Boy 23-10 in the fourth quarter. Ryan Van Tine contributed 18 points and Rhett Reynolds 12 for Shelby. Jordan Tyner's 24 led Rocky Boy and Frankie Bacon added 15.

Dyllon McDermid erupted for 28 points and Ben Anderson had 18 as No. 5 Deer Lodge kept rolling with a 74-63 triumph over St. Ignatius. The Wardens opened the game with a 16-5 fourth quarter and kept St. Ignatius at arm's length the rest of the way. Wacey McClure had 19 points, Jacob Hugs 17 and Flint McPherson 11 for Mission.

Eli Saltenberger and Braedon Sawyer scored 11 points each and Leroy Wilson contributed 10 to lead Anaconda over Eureka 54-34. Jake Kindel led the Lions with 13.

Josh Stewart's 23 points and help from Hank Prettyontop's 15 lifted Lodge Grass to a 70-61 overtime win over Joliet. Ry Olson led all scorers with 28 points for the J-Hawks, who also received 12 from Zayne Songstad.

Eli Weasel Bear and Journey Emerson each scored 13 points and Kingston McLean as Lame Deer eked out a 58-57 victory over Red Lodge. Austin Heimer had 14, Elijah Reynolds and Kaden Myrstol added 11, and Corby Mann offered 10 for the Rams.

Charles Burns had a game-high 19 points and Jack Lincoln had 11 as fourth-ranked Missoula Loyola had little trouble with Florence 77-39. 

Riley O'Donnell scored 15 points, Riley Schultz 12 and Caleb Ploeger 11 for Baker in a 57-48 victory over St. Labre.

Class C

Garrett Diekhans topped all scorers with 21 points and Fort Benton had nine players score in a 72-57 triumph over Turner. Shane Kimmel topped the Tornadoes with 20.

Tyson Flickinger scored 31 points as Plentywood won at Bainville 73-46. Flickinger knocked down eight 3-pointers for the Wildcats. Plentywood led 28-23 at halftime, but went on a 45-23 spurt in the second half. Bryce Osksa added 14 points for the victors. Cameron Downs led Bainville with 15 points.

• The tandem of Dylan Flatt (23 points) and Milan Moscone (21) carried Shields Valley to a 67-40 victory over Absarokee. Kayden Acosta helped with 11 for the Rebels. Peyton Langley had 15 and Wyatt Hayes 12 for Absarokee. 

Kyle Young Jr. led all scorers with 21 points for Hays-Lodgepole in a 59-48 win over Chester-Joplin-Inverness. Gilbert Snow added 11 for the Thunderbirds. Tyler Wanken had 19, Noah Bender 13 and Spencer Richter 10 for CJI.

Seth Prevost pumped in 23 points, Toby Clinton had 12 and 10 players scored for Richey-Lambert in a 78-59 conquest of Nashua. Ethan Viste led four players in double figures with 16 for the Porcupines, who got 11 from Alder Morgan and Mack Winchester and 10 from Gavin Adkins.  

Luke Stermitz and Clancy Thomas combined for 44 points as Gardiner beat visiting West Yellowstone 90-41 to improve to 10-3. Stermitz notched 23, Thomas 21 and Sean Rehmer 16 for the Bruins. Gardiner scored 61 points in the middle two quarters. 

Nelson Smith's 19 points led the way but Brandon Winters added 15 and Dylan Parks 12 for Darby in a 71-57 victory over Lincoln. Nathan Brown led all scorers with 21 for the Lynx, and Brodi Henderson added 17.

Isaac Bell and Hunter Neibauer each scored 11 points as No. 7 Chinook ran past Big Sandy 70-39. Reese Elliot and Cord Schneider each scored 10 apiece for the Sugarbeeters, who led 35-18 at halftime.

Teigan Isakson scored 15 points, Lance Leo 12 and Cooper Davis 10 as Centerville staved off arch-rival Belt 58-47. An 18-9 third quarter was the difference for the Miners. Brendan Wing had 19 points and Aiden McDaniel 15 to help Belt. 

Maverick McKinlay had 21 points and Bryce Birgenheier added 14 to carry Geraldine-Highwood over Roy-Winifred 54-37. Justin Stulc topped Roy-Winifred with 12 points.

Ridge Sargent led the way with 19 points as Westby-Grenora toppled Savage 48-29 despite 20 points from the Warriors' Sloan McPherson.

Brody Grebe had another big night with 27 points, and Shayden Cook and Nathan Zard added 11 each for No. 3 Melstone (11-1) in its 69-29 romp over Ekalaka. Mick O'Connor had 15 for the Bulldogs.

Brian Ward was tops with 15 points, Daniel Brabender added 14 and Kade Cutler finished with 11 in Drummond's 55-43 win against Lima. Three players scored 10 for the Bears: Bobby Cox, Peyton Hawes and Logan Messenger

Kobe Chaska and Abe Smith had double-doubles as Terry won at home over Northern Cheyenne 62-52. Chaka finished with a game-high 30 points, 11 rebounds and six assists. Smith accumulated 15 points and 12 rebounds. Northern Cheyenne was led by the 23 points of Rueben Blackwolf and 21 of Dylan McConnell.

Chance Johnson scored 17 points, Cordell Turner 15 and Dakota Wood 12 in Seeley-Swan's easy 60-24 win over Valley Christian. Riley Reimer led the Eagles with nine.

Derick Curry led with 20 points and Treydon Brouillette pitched in with 10 for Plains in a 50-43 conquest of Troy. Dylan Cummings topped the Trojans with 10.

Connor McNeil had 16 points and Austin Popp 12 as Park City cruised past Roberts 66-40. Garrett Spencer led the Rockets with 14. 

J'Ree Old Bull led four players in double figures with 16 points and Clarence Stewart had 15 for Plenty Coups in a 78-33 drubbing of Reed Point-Rapelje. Brendan Falls Down and Julian Glenn had 10 apiece for the Warriors, who had 11 players score. Ty Herzog and Tristan Gieser had nine each for the Renegades.  

Beau Simonson scored 21 points, Jon Rey Taylor had 11 and Loden Idler added 10 as Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale started fast and toppled Brockton 70-41. Treydyn Bauer had 18 and Adam Tack 11 for Brockton. 

Kolden Hoversland had 20 points and Terry Allmer had 10 as Lustre Christian squeaked past Culbertson 42-39. Eli Williams topped the Cowboys with 20 as well.

Mike Buckley and Stanley Jarvis paired up for 16 points each and Sunburst rolled to a fast start en route to an 81-55 thumping of Simms. Cody Smith added 11 for the Refiners. Caleb Johnson led Simms with 14.

Girls Basketball

Class AA

Makenna Carpenter only made one basket, but it was an 18-foot jumper with three seconds to play as Butte surprised previously unbeaten and second-ranked Billings West 48-46. Aspen Lovshin scored 15 points and Ally Cleverly and Haley Herron each added 13 for the Bulldogs. Maddie Albrecht and Shayla Montague had 11 apiece for the Golden Bears (8-1).

Bri McCauley scored 18 points to help Billings Senior top Great Falls CMR 61-40. Jensen Keller added 12 points and Ellie Ostermiller 11 for the Broncs. Kiely Gunderson and Allie Olson had 10 points each for CMR.

Kylie Lunday scored 12 points and Bailee Sayler had 10 as Missoula Hellgate surprised Missoula Sentinel in a crosstown game. Lexi Deden's 20 points led Sentinel.

Ava Westphal scored 10 points and eight Bozeman players scored in a 42-39 victory over Great Falls. Jorgie Hawthorne had 13 points and Hadlee Bleskin 11 for the Bison.

Class A

Kyndall Keller pumped in 21 points and teammate Kadia Miller chipped in with 11 as top-ranked Havre (12-0) ran past Belgrade 64-35 for its 36th consecutive victory. The defending state champion Blue Ponies haven't lost since their final game of 2016-17. 

Madeline Gilder led with 13 points, Lainie Albright had 12 and Hannah Martin pitched in with 11 for Corvallis in a 55-48 victory over Dillon. Josey Jones led the Beavers with 18.

Kayla Nelson's 17 points topped all scorers and Kacee Gordon added 12 as Lewistown fended off Class B Huntley Project 58-42. Amanda Cranford had 16 and Emily Poole 13 for Project.

Trista Cowan scored 13 points and Josie Windauer added 11 as No. 3 Columbia Falls rebounded from its first loss of the season Thursday to top Hamilton 39-22. C-Falls, which lost 70-67 in overtime to No. 5 Browning on Thursday, led only 10-8 at halftime but used a 19-3 third quarter to break it open. 

Tricia Joyce's 17 points led Butte Central in its 38-21 victory over Stevensville. 

• Fifth-ranked Browning withstood a second-half charge from Ronan for a 69-59 win to move to 7-0 in Northwest A play. Browning had four players score in double figures: Tamika Guardipee 18, Chalissa Kipp 14, Dulci Skunkcap 13 and Chaslin Kipp 10. Regan Clairmont scored 16 to pace Ronan, and Jaylea Lunceford added 15.

Class B

Brogan McAllister popped in 18 points, Maddison Underdal 15 and Skyler Martin 14 for Shelby in a 62-41 rout of Rocky Boy. Sasha Coffee had 17 and Kirsten Lamere 13 for Rocky Boy.

Shayla Weber had 15 points, Tysa Oswald 12 and Skyler Wright 11 to lead Joliet to a 55-43 victory over Lodge Grass. Shantell Prettyontop scored 17 and Jordan Jefferson had 12 for the Indians.

Rachel Nicholson and Kamryn Scully each scored 15 points and Mya Wirth contributed 14 as Deer Lodge coasted past St. Ignatius 70-41. Azia Umphrey had 10 for Mission.

Skylee Dirden erupted for 28 points and L'Tia Lawrence added 19 as No. 6 Harlem won a showdown with No. 3 and previously unbeaten Wolf Point 53-50 in a game that was close the entire way. Imani Bighorn's 24 points topped the Wolves. 

Rachel Van Blaricom scored 21 points and Jefferson started quickly on the way to a 70-47 romp over Manhattan. Lauryann Armstrong added 14 and Grace Jones 10 for Jefferson. Ruby Stenberg had 12 points and Jasmine Grossman 10 for the Tigers. 

Kelbee Denham led all scorers with 18 points and Carly Garfield had 12 for No. 9 Malta in a 50-42 conquest of Poplar. The M-ettes led by two points entering the fourth quarter. Macy Dionne led the Indians with 12 points. 

Breanna Rouane scored 13 points and Morgan Kirch chipped in with 10 as No. 3 Columbus improved to 10-2 with a 47-42 triumph over No. 10 Three Forks, the defending state champion. The Cougars jumped to a 11-3 lead after one quarter and held on. Kyle Olson had 18 and Kendall Lynn 14 for the Wolves. 

• Maddie Peters scored 16 points and Cassidy Larson 13 for Class A Sidney but it was Glasgow that prevailed 54-46. No statistics were available for the Scotties. 

Rilee Mangun scored 21 points, Joey Janetski had 16 and Danielle Zahn added 13 as eighth-ranked Florence held off a late Missoula Loyola rally for a 64-60 victory. Lani Walker led Loyola with 22 points and Sam Cleverly had 11. 

Class C

 Kiarah Coulter poured in 32 points to power Broadus past Plevna 51-28. Chloe Tudor led Plevna with 16 points.

Aspen Giese had 17 points, Maci Molinario 12 and McKenzie Clark 11 as No. 2 Fort Benton kept rolling with a 57-39 victory at Turner. The Tornadoes received 13 points from Sarah Billmayer.

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Brenna Osksa and Ashton Curtiss each had 14 points as No. 9 Plentywood got back on the winning track with a 57-50 triumph over Bainville. Bonny Krogedal's 20 points led Bainville, which got 14 from Allie Romo and 10 from Kiylee Kellis. The Wildcats entered the fourth quarter trailing by a point.

Haylie Conradsen topped all scorers with 22 points and Soda Rice was next at 19 to lift fifth-ranked Savage (11-0) over Westby-Grenora 58-46. Taylor Lien had 13 for Savage. Jenna Rust led the Thunder with 18 points and Samantha Ledahl added 12. Savage won the fourth quarter by 10 points.

Blakely Verke scored 13 points and Kasidy Robbins 10 for Park City in a 47-31 victory against Roberts. The Rockets got eight points from Kenzie Pitts.

Tahtianna Morgan led with 13 points and Latisha Kirkaldie added 11 to lead Hays-Lodgepole over Chester-Joplin-Inverness 44-28. CJI was led by Aaliyah Standiford's 12 points.

Draya Wacker's 19 points topped all scorers and Kayla Kombol had 15 along with Oxane Mbguino's 10 for Melstone in a 51-38 victory over Ekalaka. The Broncs broke open a tight game with a 20-11 fourth quarter. Heather LeBree had 11 and Whitney Kittelmann 10 for Ekalaka. 

Amelia Hill led a balanced attack as Philipsburg cruised past Lima 49-22 after taking a 13-point lead after one quarter. The Bears got eight points from Molly Crafton

Janessa Willekes scored 21 points to top Simms in a 49-22 romp over Sunburst. Jeena Alborano scored 12 to lead the Refiners. 

Kourtney Hansen had 15 points and Rachel Gunderson 12 in Chinook's 44-24 win over Big Sandy. 

Dyauni Boyce led the way with 25 points as Roy-Winifred rolled over Geraldine-Highwood 58-14. Trinity Edwards had 17 points and Olivia Geer had 10 for Roy-Winifred. Lizzie Summers had eight for G-H.

Brooks Schraner topped four players in double figures with 13 points to lead fourth-ranked Belt to an 11-1 start with a 62-14 stroll over arch-rival Centerville. The Huskies led 23-3 after one quarter. Kolby Pimperton had 12 points, Shelby Paulson 11 and Kyelie Marquis 10 for Belt.

Sylvie Stewart had 14 points and three players -- Kodi Big Lake, Chamique Not Afraid and CeCelia Stewart -- added 11 to carry Plenty Coups past Reed Point-Rapelje 72-22. Carlee Blodgett led the Renegades with 12 points.

Kaitlyn McColly scored 18 points, Kelsee Cummings added 17 and Jaycee Erickson contributed 10 for Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale in a 58-15 rout of Brockton. Cheryl Eagle led Brockton with eight. 

Joelnell Momberg had another big night with 28 points and Lilly Gopher helped with 19 to fuel top-ranked Box Elder to a 78-63 victory over North Star. Eve The Boy added 12 for the Bears. Shayla Borlaug kept North Star within reach with 23 points, and Courtney Wendland and Paij Peterson added 14 apiece. 

Casey Ehmann's 15 points were the difference for Darby in a 44-32 victory over Lincoln. Alexis Cannon led the Lynx with 13. 

Ashlyn Roos scored 16 points, Aven Parker added 14 and Kait Jackson finished with 13 as West Yellowstone ran past Gardiner 71-45 in a battle of Yellowstone National Park gateway communities. Sophia Darr had 11 and Alexis McDonald 10 for the Bruins.

Kaisha Long Warrior led with 16 points and Cholena Walker scored 14 for Northern Cheyenne in its 55-24 romp at Terry. Kayla Holman had 11 and Alyssa McCulley 10 for the Terriers.

Molly Engle scored 23 points in Shields Valley's 50-16 victory over Absarokee.

• Class C Plains rolled to a 59-24 win over Class B Troy. Haley Josephson scored 15 points for Plains, and teammate Kassidy Kinzie added 12 points.

• Seeley-Swan moved to 6-0 in the Western 13C with a 54-13 win over Valley Christian. Autumn Morse led Seeley-Swan with nine points. 

20-Point Club

32: Kiarah Coulter, Broadus 

31: Tate Elkin, Billings Christian

31: Tyson Flickinger, Plentywood

30: Kobe Chaska, Terry

28: Famous Lefthand, Hardin

28: Dyllon McDermid, Deer Lodge

28: Ry Olson, Joliet

28: Skylee Dirden, Harlem

28: Joelnell Momberg, Box Elder

27: Clay Ferguson, Butte

27: Brody Grebe, Melstone

25: Nikola Sasaroga, Billings Christian

25: Dyauni Boyce, Roy-Winifred

24: Jordan Tyner, Rocky Boy

24: Imani Bighorn, Wolf Point

23: Tanner Goligoski, Hamilton

23: Dylan Flatt, Shields Valley

23: Seth Prevost, Richey-Lambert

23: Josh Stewart, Lodge Grass

23: Luke Stermitz, Gardiner

23: Rueben Blackwolf, Northern Cheyenne

23: Shayla Borlaug, North Star

23: Molly Engle, Shields Valley

22: Haylie Conradsen, Savage

22: Jadon Pierce, Manhattan

22: Ryan Roth, Big Sandy 

22: Lani Walker, Missoula Loyola

21: Garrett Diekhans, Fort Benton

21: Milan Moscone, Shields Valley

21: Kyle Young Jr., Hays-Lodgepole

21: Clancy Thomas, Gardiner

21: Nathan Brown, Lincoln

21: Logan Leck, Shelby

21: Maverick McKinlay, Geraldine-Highwood

21: Dylan McConnell, Northern Cheyenne

21: Beau Simonson, Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale

21: Janessa Willekes, Simms

21: Rachel Van Blaricom, Jefferson

21: Rilee Mangun, Florence

21: Rollie Worster, Missoula Hellgate

21: Russell Gagne, Great Falls CMR

20: Shane Kimmel, Turner

20: Tanner Parsons, Shelby

20: Sloan McPherson, Savage

20: Derick Curry, Plains

20: Eli Williams, Culbertson

20: Kolden Hoversland, Lustre Christian

20: Lexi Deden, Missoula Sentinel


• Bozeman won its third straight Class AA Duals championship with a 31-30 victory over Great Falls. It is the fourth Class AA duals title for the Hawks, with their first in the 2010-2011 season. The fourth championship ties the Great Falls Bison, who have also won the tourney four times. The tourney dates to the 2008-09 season.

• Defending state champion and top-ranked Sidney won the Class A Duals, defeating Frenchtown 53-19. Havre topped Polson 36-24 for third.

• Huntley Project won the Class B-C Duals championship with a 40-34 victory over Columbus-Absarokee-Park City. Overall, 16 teams were entered in the tourney at the Paris Gibson Education Center in Great Falls and hosted by Great Falls Central.

• Glasgow nudged Poplar, 140-127, to claim the team championship at the Harlem Wildcat Invitational. Cut Bank placed third at 113. Glasgow's Colten Fast (126), Kaden Zimmerman (138) and Mason Phipps (285) won individual titles. Austin Vanek of Cut Bank (152) came away with the quick pin award. Hunter Reum of Poplar (145) was selected as the most valuable wrestler.


• Led by double winners Ellie Crouse and Julia McMullan, Billings Senior won the girls team title at the Billings/Helena public schools meet at Rocky Mountain College. The Broncs finished with 76 points, while Billings West was second with 69. Helena won the boys title with 102 points, while West was second with 71. The Bengals went 1-2-3-4 in the 100 freestyle. Crouse won the 200 individual medley and 50 freestyle and McMullan won the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke. Other individual winners for the girls were: Franny Redpath, Helena, 200 freestyle; Bryn Turnquist, Senior, 100 freestyle; Kate Sherrodd, Billings Skyview, 500 freestyle; Maija Geier, Helena Capital, 100 backstroke. Rob Wagner of Helena (100 butterfly, 100 freestyle) was a double winner. Other boys winners were: Taylor Todd, Helena, 200 freestyle; Michael Van Keuren, West, 200 individual medley; Jesse Mace, Helena, 50 freestytle; Parker Keller, Helena, 100 backstroke; Mason Johnson, West, 100 breaststroke.

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