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.
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.
Too much Matt Wyman and too many turnovers added up to a tough loss for Billings Senior on Monday night.
GREAT FALLS — Lukas Vining was fouled on a shot attempt at the buzzer and hit two free throws with no time remaining Friday night to give Great Falls High a dramatic 71-70 win over Billings West in Eastern AA boys basketball.
With the new Class AA basketball stats out, Mike Scherting shared some numbers that caught his eye on the girls’ side. Here are some of the eye-popping stats for the boys.
GREAT FALLS -- Brendan Howard, Matt Wyman and Lukas Vining joined forces for 59 points on Saturday in directing Great Falls over Billings Senior 77-53 in Eastern AA boys basketball.
If Brendan Howard isn’t the top freshman player in Montana, he’s darn close. Either way, Billings West felt the weight of his impact on Saturday.
GREAT FALLS — A miracle shot, a three, a couple steals and a fifth state title.
GREAT FALLS -- Lukas Vining and Jace Anderegg combined for 45 points to help Great Falls High hold off Billings Senior 58-50 on Saturday in Eastern AA boys basketball.
A night after letting a win slip away in the final two minutes, the Skyview Falcons wrote a different ending on Saturday.