RONAN -- On Thursday morning the Western A divisional boys and girls basketball tournaments began at the Ronan Event Center.
A total of eight first-round games were played with the losers heading to the consolation bracket and the winners moving on to Friday's semifinal games.
Here are the final scores from Day 1:
Corvallis 50, Columbia Falls 32
Whitefish 41, Dillon 37
Hamilton 45, Ronan 37
Frenchtown 37, Browning 29
Frenchtown 48, Polson 39
Butte Central 56, Ronan 30
Whitefish 49, Hamilton 42
Browning 67, Dillon 59
Semifinal games start at 3:30 p.m. Friday with the last one set to tip off at 8 p.m.