HAVRE – The Chinook boys basketball defeated North Star 62-56 to claim the Distict 9C championship on Friday night. Isaac Bell had another monster game with 33 points. The Sugarbeeters earned the No. 1 seed at next week’s Northern C divisional tournament in Great Falls.
The Fort Benton boys topped Hays-Lodge Pole in the consolation final to also advance to divisionals.
Box Elder and Fort Benton each won girls semifinal matchups and will meet in Saturday’s district championship.
Fort Benton 61, Box Elder 44, loser-out
Hays-Lodge Pole 79, Turner 69, loser-out
Fort Benton 68, Hays-Lodge Pole 52, consolation
Chinook 62, North Star 56, championship
North Star 64, Big Sandy 24, loser-out
Chinook 46, Hays-Lodge Pole 45, loser-out
Box Elder 67, Chester-Joplin-Inverness 27, semifinal
Fort Benton 64, Turner 42, semifinal