Senior running back Riley Barta swept to the outside and was off to the races for a 92-yard touchdown run with 10:26 on the clock in the first quarter.
The Billings Skyview secondary will be plenty busy as the Falcons host Butte in a rare Class AA football game on Thursday at Wendy's Field at Daylis Stadium.
Late in the first quarter, Billings Skyview led Billings West 14-7.
Kendal Manuel scored on Billings Skyview’s first defensive play of the game, returning an interception 25 yards for a touchdown.
GREAT FALLS -- Kendal Manuel had 137 receiving yards and caught a second-quarter touchdown as Billings Skyview rolled past Great Falls 35-0 on Friday.
Kendal Manuel of Billings Skyview and Danny Betcher and Jared Samuelson of Billings West talk about playing in front of college coaches during summer AAU tournaments.
The spring and summer AAU circuit can eventually start to wear on athletes.
Jared Samuelson, Danny Betcher and Kendal Manuel recently returned from playing AAU basketball in Las Vegas. They talked about the competition level and the biggest challenges they faced.
Summer league basketball has taken on a life of its own for high school athletes and coaches in Montana. Not many days go by without a tournament, shoot-around or open gym for players hoping to make their impact the following basketball season.
Kendal Manuel of Billings Skyview has played AAU basketball off and on since he was 8 years old. His Anthony Davis Select team lost in the semifinals at the Fab 48 in Las Vegas. "We wanted to go home. It was kind of sad, though, because it was our last AAU tournament ever," he said.
From left, Kendal Manuel of Billings Skyview and Danny Betcher and Jared Samuelson of Billings West recently returned from playing AAU basketball in Las Vegas.
Jared Samuelson of Billings West and Kendal Manuel of Billings Skyview were named to USA Today’s 2013-14 All-USA Montana boys basketball team.
The basketball offseason is about to get really busy for players looking to make their impressions to Division I coaches. Jared Samuelson of Billings West and Kendal Manuel of Billing Skyview are already forging their marks.
Ever since Wayne Tinkle left Montana to take over as head coach of the Oregon State men’s basketball team, Montana prep basketball fans have wondered where Tinkle’s son, senior-to-be Tres, would finish up his high school career.
Tres Tinkle of Missoula Hellgate and Kendal Manuel (00) of Billings Skyview are teammates on the Anthony Davis Select AAU basketball team. The team recently placed third at a tournament in Portland and has scheduled games in Seattle, Anaheim and Las Vegas this summer.
If the weather cooperates (Tuesday’s forecast includes a strong chance of rain), the Midland Roundtable Top 10 track and field meet has the potential to be a record-setting day at the Laurel High School Sports Complex.
Darren Hecker acknowledges that distance runners are cut from a different cloth. Some of them run out of enjoyment, others out of necessity. For Hecker, it's a bit of both.
Angelo Villarreal wasn’t the primary option on Billings West’s last-second inbound play against Helena on Thursday night.
The best and brightest of Class AA will descend on Rimrock Auto Arena at MetraPark this weekend for the combined boys and girls state basketball tournament, which tips off Thursday morning.