Broncs take down Beavers to set up battle with BC

Broncs take down Beavers to set up battle with BC

HAMILTON — For the second Saturday night in a row, Butte Central will play Hamilton with a first-place trophy on the line.

The host Hamilton Broncs topped Dillon 52-39 in the semifinals of the Western A Divisional tournament Friday night. The win sends the Broncs to Saturday’s 8:30 p.m. championship game against Butte Central. (Stats)

The Broncs (18-3) beat BC 54-52 in a thriller last Saturday in the Southwestern A District championship game at the Maroon Activities Center.

Carson Rostad scored 14 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead the Broncs, who outscored Dillon 15-5 in the fourth quarter to break open a close game. Hunter Omlid scored 11 points, while Tyler Barnes tossed in 10.

Justus Peterson’s 14 points led Dillon (16-8). Jace Fitzgerald scored 11 for the Beavers, who will lay Frenchtown in an 11 a.m. game Saturday at the Hamilton Middle School. The winner of that game goes the third-place game and books a trip to state.

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