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Hardin rolls to sweep over Shepherd

Posted at 10:19 PM, Jan 04, 2019

SHEPHERD, MT – The Hardin Bulldogs are the defending state champs, and if Thursday night is any indication, they are primed for another March run.

The Bulldogs used Jason Kidd-like passes from Famous LeftHand to jump out to a 46-17 halftime lead and never looked back as they ran past Shepherd, 76-26.

Trae Hugs scored 14 in the first half and was on the receiving end of some crisp Lefthand passes.

The Bulldogs now set their sights on a state championship rematch with Billings Central. That game tips off on Saturday night in Billings.

It was a similar script in the girls game. Ivery Fritzler buried back-to-back triples as Hardin jumped out to a quick 16-7 lead.

The Lady Bulldogs did not stop running as they cruised to the 70-27 victory.

Marie Five finished with 16 points, while Kamber Good Luck poured in 11.

The Hardin girls are now 6-1 on the young season.