Havre Daily News - News you can use

Pony girls survive Hamilton scare at state tournament


Colin Thompson

Kaylee Nystrom drives to the hoop in the first round of the Class A state tournament in Great Falls Thursday at the Four Seasons Arena. Havre hung on for a 43-39 win. The Ponies will play either Belgrade or Browning in the state semifinals Friday night at 6:30.

When it comes to postseason basketball, style points don't matter and that's a good thing for the Havre High girls basketball team, because there was nothing pretty about the Blue Ponies 43-39 win over Hamilton Thursday in the opening round of the Class A state tournament.

The two teams met in the Four Seasons Arena in Great Falls in a rematch of the 2014 state championship game. Havre (22-0) came into the game as the heavy favorite, but Hamilton, the fourth-seeded team from the Western A gave the Ponies all they could handle.

The Broncs tied the game late in the fourth quarter thanks to...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017

Rendered 03/18/2018 16:57