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NO BULL: Fort Benton Repeats

Longhorns stampede their way to back-to-back 9C boys crowns


Last updated 2/22/2021 at 8:13am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Fort Benton's Devin Bird, right, drives past the Chinook defense during Saturday night's District 9C boys championship game in the Havre High gymnasium. The Longhorns cruised to their second straight 9C title.

Two of the best teams in not just the District 9C Boys Basketball Tournament, but in all of Class C met Saturday night at the Havre High gymnasium for the 9C championship game.

No. 1 seed Fort Benton was looking to win the tournament for the second year in a row and No. 2 seed Chinook aimed to reclaim the title after winning it the three years prior to last year.

But, thanks to a 57-40 win, Fort Benton came out of the night adding to their legacy by repeating.

"It feels so great, carrying on the legacy of seniors from last year," said Fort Benton junior Devin Bird. "I'm just happy to...

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