Friday’s Hot Ticket

Prep Girls’ Basketball
Billings Skyview at Butte High, 7:30 p.m.

The No. 3-ranked Bulldogs (14-2, 7-1) look for their 11th straight victory when the welcome the Falcons (4-12, 1-8) to the Richardson Gym for the Eastern AA game. Butte High is tied with Great Falls High for first place and a bye to the state tournament with three games to go. The Bulldog winning streak includes a 58-41 win over Skyview Jan. 18 in Billings. Natalee Faupel scored 15 to lead the Bulldogs in that victory. Sammy McGree tossed in 13 and Hattie Thatcher scored 11. Taven Morrison paced the Falcons with 12.

Prep Boys’ Basketball
Butte High at Billings Skyview, 7:30 p.m.

The Bulldogs (3-13, 1-7) hit the road to take on the top-ranked Falcons (14-2, 8-1). Skyview beat Butte High 55-41 Jan. 18 in Butte. Matt Fuhrman scored 15 and Daine Muller tossed in 13 as the Falcons took advantage of a couple of Butte High turnovers spells to break open a close game. Killian O’Leary paced the Bulldogs with 10 points in that game. Peter Granger scored nine, while Dallas Cook scored eight. Butte High hasn’t played since last Thursday’s win at Anaconda.