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Skylights drop heartbreakers in Tennessee


November 27, 2017

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Jacy Thompson had a big weekend for the Montana State University-Northern Skylights, who played two games at the Rotary Classic in Jackson, Tennessee. The Skylights now return home to open Frontier Conference play Friday against Rocky Mountain and Saturday against Carroll.

Montana State University-Northern head coach Chris Mouat knew the Skylight's second straight trip to the Rotary Classic in Tennessee was going to be daunting.

The two-day NAIA extravaganza is designed to pit highly-ranked and premier NAIA women's basketball teams against each other.

But being short-handed due to some key injuries made things even tougher on the No. 21 Skylights, who dropped both games in Jackson, Tennessee over the weekend. Northern fell to No. 6 Campbellsville Friday afternoon and lost a heartbreaker to Martin-Methodist in overtime Saturday.

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