MISSOULA – Missoula Loyola kept its season alive with Western B-C playoff win over Drummond. The Breakers’ offense came alive late, and Kayla Hickethier shut down the Trojans on the way to a 9-3 victory.
In other Western B-C playoff games on Tuesday, Deer Lodge dominated Manhattan 13-2 and Troy held off Thompson Falls 16-14.
The three winners now move into the Western B-C Divisional Tournament in Florence on Friday and Saturday.
WESTERN B-C DIVISIONAL TOURNAMENT FIRST-ROUND MATCHUPS
– Florence vs. Troy (10 a.m. Thursday)
– Mission-Arlee-Charlo vs. Missoula Loyola (10 a.m. Thursday)
– Plains-Hot Springs vs. Deer Lodge (Noon Thursday)
– Anaconda vs. Eureka (Noon Thursday)