Skylights earn a big split at Tech


Last updated 2/22/2021 at 8:06am

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Montana State University-Northern's L'Tia Lawrence, right, drives by a Montana Tech defender during Sunday's Frontier Conference game in Butte. Northern split with the Orediggers this weekend, which gave the Skylights fourth place and a first-round playoff game at home.

With all they’ve been through this season, the Montana State University-Northern Skylights were still in a position to secure a Frontier Conference playoff game at home on the last weekend of the regular season. All they had to do was win at Montana Tech — no easy feat.

But Saturday night, that’s exactly what the Skylights did, as they beat the Orediggers 64-57 in Butte. Northern broke a 16-16 first-quarter tie with 23 points in the second stanza, then they opened up a 51-39 lead after three periods, before holding Tech off in the fourth quarter for the huge win.

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