Butte Central girls roll in tournament opener

HAMILTON — The Butte Central girls’ basketball team made it look easy Wednesday afternoon.

The defending Class A state champions rolled to a 58-19 win over Polson in the first round of the Western A Divisional tournament on the Dale Berry Court. Stats

The Maroons will play Columbia Falls, which beat Hamilton 55-28  in Wednesday’s 3 p.m. semifinal.

Mollie Peoples and Emily St. John each tossed in 15 points to lead the Maroons, who took command with a 17-3 first quarter. BC led 30-9 at halftime and 47-15 after three quarters.

Kloie Thatcher tossed in 10 points for the Maroons, while Bella Sorini scored eight. The Maroons also got four from Olivia Bolton, three from Tricia Joyce, two from Corbyn Holm and one from Caleigh Mullaney.



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