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Longhorns capture their first girls basketball state championship


Last updated 3/15/2021 at 7:49am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Fort Benton's Aspen Giese drives by a North Country defender during the Class C girls state championship game Saturday night in Billings. The Longhorns won their first-ever state championship with a 74-60 victory.

BILLINGS - The Fort Benton girls basketball team had won pretty much everything it could as a program. But a state championship is something that had never happened in the history of Longhorn girls basketball.

Until Saturday night that is.

The Fort Benton girls basketball team made history at Lockwood High School in Billings as they won their first ever state title as a program when they beat Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale, 74-60, in the Class C state championship game.

"I'm so excited. I've been dreaming of this moment since I was so little," senior Fort Benton player Aspen Giese said. "You l...

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