Havre Central girls grab eighth-grade tournament title
The Havre Central eighth-grade basketball team captured its own annual invitational basketball tournament with a hard-fought win over the Cascade Badgers.
Katie Mariani scored a game-high 21 points, including a pair of clutch three-pointers down the stretch to secure the victory. Steph Stremcha scored 16 points inside and grabbed several big rebounds in the win.
Central opened the tournament with a 71-13 thrashing of Hays-Lodge Pole. Mariani and Stremcha led a group of four scorers in double figures with 14 points each. Jenna McCann and Danika Patterson added 12 points apiece in the win.