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Lone Peak basketball sweeps White Sulphur Springs

Lone Peak's Ivy Hicks dabs up her teammates
Posted at 9:38 PM, Jan 26, 2021

BIG SKY — White Sulphur Springs made the two-and-a-half-hour trek to Big Sky Tuesday night for a Class C boys and girls basketball doubleheader against Lone Peak.

The boys game was a back-and-forth battle from the jump, with Lone Peak holding onto a narrow two-point lead at the half, 28-26. Lone Peak came out of the half hitting three 3-pointers to build a substantial lead, eventually winning 67-43.

The Big Horns had three scorers finish in double digits: Mikey Botha (15 points), Michael Romney (13) and Jackson Lang (11).

Despite its fall to Lone Peak, White Sulphur Springs also had two scorers in double digits: Caden West (14 points) and Ethan Schlepp (12).

The girls game was quite the opposite and featured several lead changes.

Lone Peak held onto a 10-9 lead at the end of the first, but a 16-point second quarter by White Sulphur Springs put the Hornets up 25-17 at the half.

The Big Horns fought their way back in the third, outscoring the Hornets 18-7 to retake a three-point lead, 35-32.

Lone Peak held on and won 41-39.

Maddie Cone led the Big Horns with a team-high 16 points and was the only player on the court to finish in double digits.