Columbia Falls opened the Class A State girls’ basketball tournament with a 59-34 win over Laurel this afternoon at the Butte Civic Center. Stats
Sydney Hovde scored 15 points, and Kiara Burlage added 13 points and 10 rebounds as the Wildkats ran their record to 21-1 on the season. Dani Douglas poured in 11 points in the win, while Cydney Finberg and Payton Kehr each scored eight.
Aspen Cotter scored 20 points to lead the Locomotives, who head to loser-out play.
The Wildcats play Havre in Friday’s 6:30 p.m. semifinal.