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Park City boys win sixth straight; Harlowton girls earn split

Posted at 9:45 PM, Jan 04, 2019

 

(MITCH LAGGE / MTN Sports)

 

PARK CITY – Park City’s boys won their sixth straight game Friday with a 48-29 win over Harlowton, earning a doubleheader split with the Engineers after Harlowton’s girls won the early game 34-29.

The Panthers methodically increased their lead throughout the boys game, jumping out to a 21-13 halftime advantage and increasing that to 34-19 after three quarters. Connor McNeil led all scorers with 11 points, while Tucker Johnstone added 10.

Park City improves to 6-1 on the year, with its lone loss coming in the season opener to Class B opponent Red Lodge. Harlowton falls to 2-5.

In the girls game, Harlowton outscored Park City 15-1 in the third quarter to overcome a five-point halftime deficit, and the Engineers held on in the fourth. Keeley Chrest led the Engineers with 10 points, while Blakely Verke also scored 10 for the Panthers.

Both girls teams are now 3-4 on the season.