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Back in the chipper: Fort Benton turns away Turner


February 15, 2019

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Fort Benton's McKenzie Clark, right, tries to score over Turner's Melanie Watkins during Thursday night's District 9C girls semifinal game inside the HHS gymnasium. The Longhorns prevailed to reach yet another 9C title game.

The Turner Tornadoes were determined to give the Fort Benton Longhorns' all they could handle in the semifinals of the District 9C Tournament Thursday night inside the HHS gymnasium.

It just wasn't as strong as the Longhorns determination to play Box Elder for another 9C championship.

Thanks to a buzzer-beater by Aspen Giese a year ago, Fort Benton beat the Bears for the 2018 9C championship and after knocking off Turner 65-51, the Longhorns and Bears will meet in the district title game for the third year in a row and for the fourth time in five years.

"We gutted it out and were able t...

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