By Tiffany L. Rehbein
They were ousted by the Class B, but rebounded to thump the Class AA at the Havre Summer Classic held at the Havre High School gymnasium during the weekend.
The Havre Blue Ponies girls' basketball team finished the tournament 4-1 overall.
Havre opened the tournament with an early-morning loss to Fort Benton 48-43 on Saturday.
The Ponies went on to defeat Class B Malta, 46-44. They closed the day with a 69-30 rout over Class B Glasgow.
On Sunday, Havre opened the day with a 52-26 win over Class B Chinook.
They went on to hand Class AA C.M. Russell a 55-43 loss. The Rustlers came into the game on a four-game winning streak. Both teams finished the tournament with one loss.
The Ponies will be competing in a 64-team tournament at Cheney, Wash., this weekend.
Fort Benton def. Havre 48-43; Malta def. Chinook 70-38; CMR def. Glasgow 49-30; Havre def. Malta 46-44; CMR def. Chinook 65-22; Fort Benton def. Glasgow 63-43; CMR def. Malta 56-52; Havre def. Glasgow 69-30; Fort Benton def. Chinook 50-40; Havre def. Chinook 52-26; Malta def. Glasgow 69-30; CMR def. Fort Benton 52-40; Glasgow def. Chinook 55-50; Havre def. CMR 55-43; Malta def. Fort Benton 58-45.