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Great Falls CMR girls pick up dominant crosstown win over Great Falls High

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Posted at 10:07 PM, Jan 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-17 12:40:03-05

GREAT FALLS – The Great Falls CMR girls basketball team rode a dominant defensive performance to a 38-25 crosstown victory over rival Great Falls High on Thursday.

The Rustlers allowed only one field goal for the first 14 minutes of the game and built a 17-4 lead until Great Falls High scored six points in the final two minutes of the half to cut the lead to 17-10 at the break.

The Bison cut the lead to six at one point in the third quarter before CMR went on a big run and pushed the lead to as many as 24 points.

CMR's Allie Olsen blocked six shots, effectively owning the paint. CMR moves to 4-3 overall with a 2-0 mark in Eastern AA play. Great Falls High drops to 5-3 overall and 1-1 in conference.

Both teams take a weeklong break before returning to action against Billings Skyview and Billings Senior next weekend.