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Longhorns survive thriller in 9C consolation game

Fort Benton beat Hays-Lodgepole to clinch a spot in the Northern C Divisional


Last updated 2/20/2023 at 11am

Havre Daily News/George Ferguson

Fort Benton's Kylynn Nack looks to make a pass against Hays-Lodge Pole at Havre High Gymnasium Friday night. In the District 9C Girls Consolation game, the Longhorns came back in the fourth quarter to win, 39-37, to clinch a spot in the Northern C Divisional.

On Friday night at Havre High Gymnasium, the Fort Benton Longhorns and Hays-Lodge Pole Thunderbirds battled it out in the District 9C Girls Basketball consolation game. With a spot in the Northern C Divisional on the line, the Longhorns and T-Birds went back and forth throughout the night.

The Longhorns came back from a deficit to start the fourth quarter as they came back to tie the game, 37-37, with less than a minute left in the game. After the Longhorns got the ball back, Emerson Giese knocked down a floater to give Fort Benton the lead with two seconds left. The T-Birds' heave at the...

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