Arlee Warriors overcome huge deficit to defeat Alberton/Superior Mountain Cats (MTN Sports photo)

ARLEE – Arlee gave up the first 22 points of its game against Clark Fork, the Alberton-Superior co-op, but rallied for a 46-28 Western C win on Friday.

Trailing 22-0 in the second quarter, Tyler Tanner got the Warriors on the board with a 1-yard touchdown run. Clark Fork answered with a Nick Turnbull score, but it was all Arlee after that.

The Warriors scored the game’s final 38 points to put away the win.

Tanner added another rushing touchdown, as well as one passing TD. Will Mesteth had three total touchdowns – two rushing, one receiving – and Rylan Crawford scored two long touchdowns on a 60-yard punt return and 49-yard run.

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Arlee improved to 4-1 to stay within striking distance of Western C leading Charlo, which is 4-0 in conference play after Friday’s 66-12 win over Darby.


Arlee 46, Alberton-Superior 28
Belt 41, Centerville 6
Charlo 66, Darby 12
Chester-Joplin-Inverness 58, Simms 18
Ennis 62, Shields Valley 28
Fairview 56, Plentywood 38
Great Falls Central 56, Fort Benton 0
Lone Peak 42, Hobson-Moore-Judith Gap 16
Power-Dutton-Brady 34, Chinook 0
Scobey 72, Culbertson 6
Twin Bridges 61, Seeley-Swan 8