Written by John Plestina
Seventy-seven teams played in 12 divisions at the annual Wolf Point Invitational Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Tournament held Friday through Sunday, March 28-30 at Wolf Point High School and Frontier, Northside and Southside elementary schools.
Boys’ winners were: fourth grade, Scobey; fifth grade, Sidney; sixth grade, Scobey; mini, Spartans; seventh grade, Glasgow; eighth grade, Sidney; ninth-10th grade, Colstrip, 11th-12th grade- FMDH.
Girls’ winners were: fourth grade, Glasgow; fifth-sixth grade, WP Outlaws; seventh grade, Wolf Point; eighth grade, BCD Farms; High school girls, Glasgow.
Written by Darla Shumway
Several area players competed in the 16-team Class C East Senior Basketball Tournament in Billings Thursday, March 20 through Saturday, March 22. The best senior boys’ basketball players in Montana were invited. Four AA, A, B and C teams competed against each other. The tournament is also known as the Treasure State Classic.
The C East team consisted of Tim Lenihan, Lustre; Jalen Hendrickson, Froid/Lake; Chance Roberts, Brockton; Tanner Holton, Froid/Lake; Lane Verschoot, Richey/Lambert; Skylar Fisher, Nashua; Justin Bieber, Fairview; Ryan Kasten, Circle; Ajay Headdress, Lustre; and Dolan Taylor, Circle.
Luke Kloker of Fairview and Josh Stentoft of Froid/Lake coached the team.
The C East beat the Central A senior team 69-50 on Thursday, March 20. Friday brought them up against the B South team that ended up taking third place in the tournament. B South won 84-78. In the final game, C East played C West and lost 110-97.