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Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Kassidy Compton, Havre Basketball

There's no quit in Blue Pony senior Kassidy Compton


January 23, 2019

Colin Thompson

Havre High senior Kassidy Compton looks to pass during a game against Rocky Boy earlier this month inside the HHS gymnasium. On Saturday, Compton will celebrate senior night when Havre hosts Malta, and she made to her final home game through mental and physical toughness after suffereing a devestating knee injury last season.

There's not a lot of people who would attempt to play basketball with a torn ACL. But then again, there aren’t many people who love basketball as much as Kassidy Compton does.

And so despite suffering a catastrophic injury before her junior season of basketball for the Havre Blue Ponies, Compton decided to play, even though she knew it was going to be difficult and that it was going to hurt.

“The doctor told me it’s not something a lot of people do,” Compton said, “but, he said, you can do it. It just takes a lot of mental toughness and you really have to want it. But I knew th...

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