Blue Devils top Broncs in loser-out game

Corvallis jumped out to an 11-4 lead this afternoon, and the Blue Devils kept their season alive one more day with a 44-31 loser-out win over Hamilton at the Class A State girls’ basketball tournament at the Butte Civic Center. Stats

Emme Warnken scored 10 points to lead a balanced Corvallis attack in the win. Penny Jessop scored eight points and grabbed nine rebounds, while Corinne Sanderson added eight points. Calla Haldorson, who grabbed nine boards, and Lainie Albright each scored six.

Lauren Ryter scored 10 points to lead the Broncs, who close the season with an 8-16 record. Kara Nye scored eight points.

Corvallis  (13-10) advances to Saturday’s 9:30 a.m. loser-out game.