BILLINGS — Markaela Francis scored 27 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out six assists to lead Rocky Mountain College to a 71-65 win over Lewis-Clark State College Thursday in a Frontier Conference women’s basketball game at the Fortin Education Center. (Stats)
Butte Central graduate Kloie Thatcher added 18 points and four assists for Rocky, which built a 21-11 lead in the first quarter. The Battlin’ Bears led 40-27 at halftime and 56-45 after three quarters.
Keahi-lele Roy added 10 points in the win, while Mackenzie Dethman tossed in nine points and grabbed seven boards. Grace Parker, who scored five points, pulled down 10 boards.
Kiara Burlage scored 25 points for the Warriors. Jansen Edmiston tossed in 18.
Rocky closes the regular season at home Saturday against Montana Tech.