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Western B boys: Missoula Loyola, Bigfork head to divisional championship

Posted at 9:51 PM, Feb 24, 2023

ANACONDA — It'll be Rams versus Vikings for the divisional crown.

Missoula Loyola pulled past Florence and Bigfork blew past Anaconda on Friday evening to set the stage for Saturday's Western B boys championship game.

The Rams overcame an early deficit against the Falcons and held Florence four points in the third quarter, eventually winning 46-33.

Loyola sophomore Ethan Stack led both teams with 16 points and Raef Konzen added 10 for the Rams.

Bigfork, the defending Western B champion, built a double-digit lead midway through the first quarter against the Copperheads and then cruised to a 64-33 win.

The Vikings were paced by 16 points from Wyatt Johnson, 14 from Bryce Gilliard and 12 form Isak Epperly.

Loyola and Bigfork will tip off at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.