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Butte Central boys rout Stevensville, head to Western A

Posted at 7:45 PM, Feb 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-23 11:48:22-05

BUTTE — There would be no upset in Butte on Monday.

The Butte Central boys, the No. 3 Southwest A seed, stormed past No. 6 Stevensville 72-23 in a Western A boys basketball play-in game on Monday evening at the Maroon Activities Center.

Bryan Holland and Dougie Peoples led Central with 13 points each as the Maroons charged to a 33-14 halftime lead.

The Yellowjackets end their season at 0-15 overall and 0-11 in the Southwest A.

The Maroons now gear up for a Western A game against Ronan at 4 p.m. at the Butte Civic Center.

Western A play-in game scores

Boys

Butte Central 72, Stevensville 23
Columbia Falls 58, Whitefish 43
Hamilton 40, Corvallis 28
Libby vs. Browning (Tuesday)

Girls

Ronan 56, Libby 19
Hamilton 37, Stevensville 21
Frenchtown 37, Corvallis 28
Browning vs. Polson (Tuesday)