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Havre High girls beat Billings Central in double-overtime to capture another Class A state championship


Last updated 3/8/2021 at 8:14am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Havre's Sadie Filius, left, goes up for a shot during the Class A state championship game Saturday night in Great Falls. Filius and the Blue Ponies outlasted Billings Central in double-overtime for their third title in the last four years.

GREAT FALLS - After 38 minutes of basketball, the Class A state championship game was still anybody's for the taking. Havre and Billings Central had battled to double overtime and were tied at 55-55 with just over two minutes remaining in the second overtime period.

That's when Sadie Filius took over the game.

With everything on the line, Filius gave the Blue Ponies a three-point lead when she grabbed an offensive rebound, made a layup while getting fouled and then hit the ensuing free throw.

The Rams responded when Molly Molvig made a layup while being fouled. However, with a chance t...

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