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Fort Benton basketball on the verge of history

Longhorn girls into the Class C state title game, boys one win away


Last updated 3/12/2021 at 8:36am

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Fort Benton's Billy Ullery shoots over the Froid-Lake defense during Thursday's Class C state boys game in Billings. The Longhorns won in OT, while the Fort Benton girls rolled into the championship game on Thursday night.

Through the first three quarters of their opening game of the State Class C Boys Basketball Tournament on Thursday, Fort Benton struggled to score. They trailed by five to Froid-Lake heading to the fourth quarter, so they needed to dig deep to come back.

And the Longhorns did just that as they went on a 21-9 run over the fourth quarter and overtime to win, 46-39, at Lockwood High School in Billings.

"Very proud of the boys for how they handled the adversity," said Fort Benton head coach Tyler Pasha. "All my seniors really stepped up and took care of what they needed to do."

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