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Billings Skyview survives late rally against Butte

Posted at 10:15 PM, Jan 18, 2019

BILLINGS – Billings Skyview’s boys survived a furious second half rally by the Butte Bulldogs and held on for the thrilling 47-46 victory on Friday night.

Skyview jumped out to a quick 20-10 lead and looked like it would roll to its sixth win of season. However, Butte methodically chipped away from there.

The Bulldogs finished the half on an 11-4 run and only trailed by three heading into the break.

The two teams played even in the third, as the Falcons took a 34-31 lead into the final quarter.

Butte rallied to close within one at 47-46 late in the fourth quarter and had a chance for a game-winning shot, but big man Zach Schacht came up with the last-second steal to seal the deal for Skyview.

The Falcons now sit at 6-3 on the season.