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Billings Skyview uses strong second half to keep Billings Senior winless, 67-47

Posted at 8:25 PM, Jan 08, 2019

BILLINGS – The Billings Skyview Falcons held court at home Tuesday night with a 67-47 crosstown win over Billings Senior in an Eastern AA boys basketball battle.

The Falcons (5-1) now own five consecutive wins since losing the season opener at Missoula Sentinel.

Daniel Davis scored 10 points in the third quarter, helping Skyview surge to a 48-30 lead after three.

Senior’s Jacksen Burckley hit a trio of 3-pointers in the opening quarter to give the Broncs an 11-10 lead after one, but Skyview answered with a 15-8 run in the second to lead 25-19 at half.

The Broncs (0-7) were without leading scorer Junior Bergen, who sat with an ankle injury.

Skyview plays at Bozeman Saturday in a 4 p.m. tip-off. The Falcons then play at West on Jan. 17.

Senior doesn’t play again until a week from Friday when it opens a two-game trip at Great Falls.