Longhorns stampede their way back against Turner

Huge fourth quarter lifts Fort Benton to a 9C boys win over the Tornadoes


Last updated 2/17/2023 at 8:50am

Havre Daily News/Kason Clark

Fort Benton's Lincoln Pfile, left, drives past a Turner defender during a District 9C boys tournament game Thursday at the Havre High Gymnasium. The Longhorns came from behind to beat the Tornadoes.

The Turner Tornadoes were on the verge of the District 9C boys semifinals. The Fort Benton Longhorns, though, said not so fast.

In the opening round of the 2023 9C boys tournament Thursday afternoon in the HHS gymnasium, Fort Benton ripped off 19 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to complete a 58-54 comeback win, and advance to today's semifinal.

"We just didn't give up on each other," veteran Fort Benton head coach Tyler Pasha said, "We stopped playing 1-on-5 and really started to play together. That, and getting some big defensive stops in the fourth quarter, that was the differen...

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