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Missoula Hellgate boys, girls put away Frenchtown

Posted at 10:53 PM, Jan 09, 2018

FRENCHTOWN and MISSOULA – The Class A Frenchtown Broncs stayed close for a while with Class AA Missoula Hellgate, but the Knights finished off a couple victories on Tuesday night.

The Frenchtown boys kept it close through a fast-paced first quarter on the Broncs’ home floor. Hellgate led 23-21 after the first eight minutes, but the Knights gave up only 21 points the rest of the game. Hellgate finished off another win, 71-42.

The girls game in Missoula was a defensive battle, with the two teams tied 11-11 at halftime. But a run by Hellgate in the third quarter built a double-digit lead, and the Knights held off the Broncs 38-31.