MISSOULA — Dane Warp tossed in 33 points Thursday afternoon, leading the Havre Blue Ponies to a 58-49 win over Hamilton at Dahlberg Arena. Stat sheet
The game was the opener of the Class A State tournament on the campus of the University of Montana.
Warp hit three 3-pointers and posted the high point total despite making just 6 of 12 free throws for the Blue Ponies, who overcame a 14-4 deficit after the first quarter.
Jared Boles added 17 points in the victory that send the Blue Ponies (17-5) to Friday’s 6:30 p.m. semifinal game against Billings Central or Polson.
Carter Kearns scored 14 points to pace the Broncs (12-11), who head to Friday’s 12:30 p.m. loser-out game. Josh Heath scored 10.