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Fort Benton begins its second straight Class C tourney appearance Thursday morning


Last updated 3/9/2021 at 8:51am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Jace Thompson, left, and the Fort Benton Longhorns make their second straight trip to the Class C boys state tournament, which begins Wednesday in Billings. the Longhorns open play Thursday morning, with all the actio taking place at the brand new Lockwood High School.

The 2021 season has been a strong one for the Fort Benton boys basketball team. The Longhorns finished the regular season with only one loss and then repeated as District 9C Tournament champions. The Longhorns then made it to the Northern C Divisional championship game, where they won a tight overtime game over Belt to repeat as divisional champions.

Now, Fort Benton has one more postseason tournament as they aim to win the State Class C Boys Basketball Tournament this week in Billings.

The Longhorns will face either Froid-Lake Thursday at 11 a.m. Froid-Lake finished second in the East...

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