GREAT FALLS -- The Belt and Roy-Winifred boys and girls will face each other in the District 8C basketball championships on Saturday night after both schools swept their semifinal matchups.
Roy-Winifred boys 58, Centerville 29
Tyler Fordyce scored 18 points to help the No. 2-seed Roy-Winifred Outlaws roll over Centerville 58-29 in the District 8C semifinals. Brody Geer added 14 points, while Justin Stulc added 11. Carson McGinness led Centerville with 13 points.
The Outlaws will face top-seeded Belt in the 8C championship Saturday night at 7 p.m.
Belt boys 57, Hobson-Moore-Judith Gap 46
Aidan McDaniel scored 15 points to help lead Belt to a 57-46 win over the Tri-City Titans of Hobson-Moore-Judith Gap to advance to the 8C title game on Saturday. Hunter Vogl and Kaimen Evans joined McDaniel in double figure points with 12 each. Matthew Eike led the Titans with 11 points.
Belt will face Roy-Winifred in the 8C title
Roy-Winifred girls 64, Denton-Geyser-Stanford 19
Olivia Geer scored 15 points and Dyauni Boyce added 14 to lead Roy-Winifred over Denton-Geyser-Stanford 64-18. The Outlaws led 35-6 at halftime and didn’t let up in the second half. Mariah Schott led the Bearcats with seven points.
Roy-Winifred will face No. 1 Belt in the 8C title game Saturday night, after splitting the regular-season series with the Huskies.
Belt 63, Hobson-Moore-Judith Gap 21
Shelby Paulson led a balanced Belt attack with 14 points in a 63-21 8C semifinal win over Hobson-Moore-Judith Gap. The Huskies allowed only five total field goals in the win. Nine Belt players recorded points, showcasing the team’s depth.
Belt will now face Roy-Winifred on Saturday night in the 8C championship game. Both teams lost only once all season, with each defeat coming to each other.