High School Sports


Billings Senior sweeps West in crosstown hoops

Posted at 11:19 PM, Jan 18, 2018

BILLINGS – Kola Bad Bear hit the 20-point mark for her third straight game and Billings Senior’s girls stay perfect in the Eastern AA and improve to 7-1 overall.

Bad Bear scored 23, the final two by following her own miss at the buzzer, in Senior’s 49-34 win.

Sam Bonenberger and Ellie Ostermiller each nailed a pair of 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to help Senior run away with a double-digit win.

Willa Albrecht led West (6-2, 2-1) with nine points.

Senior’s boys jumped out to an early lead in the nightcap and made it a clean sweep over the Bears, 73-64.

It looked more like a track meet early with Senior leading 24-19 after one. The Broncs ballooned it to 41-31 at halftime. Slade Cobb scored 19 in the first half, including a follow jam, and finished with 24 for Senior.

Connor Kieckbusch led all scorers with 26 points as the Broncs (6-2) built a 54-41 lead after three.

Cade Tyson led West (4-4) with 13 pionts.