Brett Badovinac defeated defending champion Mike Hitchcock 21-13, 21-13 to win the city singles handball championship at the Elks on Friday.
The victory marked the sixth time Badovinac has won the tournament. The final was a rematch of last year’s championship match.
Badovinac defeated Don Foley 21-5, 21-4 in one semifinal, while Hitchcock defeated Marcus Madrazo in the other. Foley defeated Madrazo for third place.
The Montana State Singles Handball Championship starts next Friday at the Elks in Butte. Badovinac is the defending Open champion, and Hitchcock is the Golden Masters champion.
Entry forms are available on montanahandball.com. The the entry deadline is Monday.