Senior vs. Glacier

Kalispell Glacier's Blake Marlow (3) leaps for the ball against Billings Senior in a Class AA quarterfinal playoff game Saturday. Glacier won 2-0.



• Shelby’s Wyatt Brusven rushed for three touchdowns and threw for another as the Coyotes defeated Centerville 33 -14. Brusven's scoring runs went for 8, 10 and 19 yards, and he threw a 5-yard TD pass to Tyler Larson. Taylor Parsons opened the scoring for Shelby with a 53-yard run. Grant Cotton's 78-yard kickoff return put Centerville on the board. Cotton also had a team-high 15 tackles. 


Dylan Taylor scored his team's first six touchdowns four different ways as Denton-Geyser-Stanford overwhelmed North Star 68-18. Taylor had rushing scores of 65 yards to begin the scoring and 30 yards for his final touchdown. He also had a 40-yard fumble return, 66-yard punt return and 27-yard pick-6. Zack Solomon also contributed with a 26-yard scoring run and 8-yard TD pass reception for DGS. Caden Rettig ran for a score and tossed another for North Star.

• Sheridan routed Valley Christian 75-32 by scoring 47 points in the second and third quarters after trailing 24-22. Valley Christian quarterback Ty Messner completed 12 of 28 passes for 217 yards and three touchdowns. 


Class AA

• Hayden Baumberger led Billings Skyview with 10 kills and Brooke Berry and Sierra Walsh had eight each in the Falcons’ 25-20, 21-25, 25-15, 25-20 Eastern AA win over Belgrade. Hazel Eaton led the Panthers with 15 kills and 21 digs. Bella Bryan added 31 assists and Renize Pond 21 digs for Skyview. 

Allie Olsen pounded 19 kills and had two blocks, Tennisen Hiller had 29 of her team's 34 assists and Lauren Lindseth came up with 22 digs to lead Great Falls CMR over Billings West 25-14, 25-23, 25-16. Kaitlyn Grossman led West with 10 kills, and Taylor Graham pitched in with 13 assists and 13 digs. 

Class A

• Olivia Moten-Schell had 13 kills and Cindy Gray 11 as Billings Central swept Livingston 25-16, 25-20, 25-23. Moten-Schell also had five blocks, as did Isabelle Erickson, and Grace Zeier had 17 digs. Maria Stewart had 30 assists and 16 digs and Kristina Schafer led the Rams with four aces.

• Senior Jessa Chvilicek collected nine kills and five aces in leading Havre past visiting Sidney 25-10, 25-16, 25-19. Teammate Cassidy Acor provided six kills and 2.5 blocks. 

• Dillon downed Hamilton 25-13, 23-25, 25-17, 25-22 as Charli Hazelbaker and Josey Jones had 12 kills apiece. Madi Ruegsegger had 28 assists and 17 digs for the Beavers. Camas Cratty had 12 kills and Emma Ellis 11 for Hamilton. Katelyn Dickemore had 14 assists, 18 digs and two aces for the Broncs.

Class B

Maggie Graves led her team again with 12 kills and 23 digs, Avory Escobar added 23 assists and Michael Shea provided seven aces to carry Eureka over Arlee 25-16, 25-10, 25-8. Emily Fiddler led Arlee with 25 digs and six kills. 

Abrianna Nielson fashioned eight kills, Rachelle Glaser added 13 assists and Keely Fossum offered five aces and a block as Glasgow swept Wolf Point 25-17, 25-18, 25-8 to finish its regular season 11-1 (8-0 in 2B) and earn the No. 1 seed for the district tournament in Glasgow. 

Kenna Pitcher's 11 kills and four aces led the way, and Taylor Simmons contributed 17 assists and seven digs for Fairfield in a 25-18, 25-17, 22-25, 25-23 victory over Cut Bank. Jada Doore led the Wolves with nine kills, five blocks and two aces. 

Makenna Bushman tallied eight kills and six aces to power Joliet over Red Lodge 25-13, 25-15, 25-6. Kyelynn Coombe also had eight kills for the J-Hawks, and Shayla Webber offered 12 assists and three aces. Kitrie Frank had five kills and Margot Kuntz four for the Rams. 

Kya Egan was one of three Colstrip players with eight kills and added 14 assists, 10 digs and six aces to lift the Fillies past Columbus 25-15, 27-29, 25-12, 25-22. Maleeya KnowsHisGun and Addie Casterline also eight eight kills for Colstrip. Brooklyn Wyllie led Columbus with 10 kills and 17 digs.

• Thompson Falls swept visiting Bigfork behind 10 kills and four blocks by Jody DetlaffMadison Chappius had four kills and three blocks for the Vals.

Taylor Noyes had 33 assists and four aces, and teammate Peyton Vogl chipped in with 20 kills and 12 digs to help Townsend sweep Whitehall 3-0. Whitehall’s Kendra Klapan had two aces, two blocks and six kills.

Sarah Billmayer's eight kills helped lead Harlem over Poplar 25-16, 25-12, 25-20. Aspen Baker added six kills and five aces, and Taeshon Scheaffer 11 assists and five aces for Harlem.

• In a matchup of dead-even teams, Kylie Altmiller led with 12 kills and two blocks, and Emma Morgan provided five aces to lead Plains to a 25-21, 25-23, 26-28, 25-17, 15-13 marathon win over rival Seeley-Swan. Klaire Kovatch topped Seeley-Swan with 11 kills, and Sariah Maughan added seven kills and 12 assists.

Class C

Ryann Moline had nine kills, and Alexis Moline added 10 aces and 1.5 blocks for Circle in its 25-12, 25-19, 16-25, 25-18 victory over Terry. Alyssa McCully topped the Terriers with 11 kills, 12 digs and four blocks. 

Janessa Willekes led with nine kills and six aces, and Taylee Sawyer added 27 assists and five aces for Simms in its 25-5, 25-5, 25-8 romp over Dutton-Brady. Chloe Sealey had three digs and two kills for Dutton-Brady.

Delaney Kellan racked up 12 kills, 11 digs and six blocks to carry Chinook to a 25-13, 25-17, 25-12 sweep of Box Elder. Jadyn Miller added six aces for the Sugarbeeters.

Marni Schieffer had 12 kills and two aces, and Layne Schieffer pitched in with 32 assists and two aces for Wibaux in its 25-9, 25-16, 25-11 handling of Jordan. Sophie Kreider led the Mustangs with 12 digs and four blocks.

Carlee Blodgett's 18 kills, nine blocks, six digs and three aces helped make the difference as visiting Reed Point-Rapelje swept Park City 25-22, 25-20, 25-11. The Panthers received 10 kills from Makayla Harper and 24 digs from Hayley Story.

Kimberly Bear tallied 14 kills, five aces and two blocks, and Bentley Bertolino added 26 assists and 10 digs for Roberts in a 25-19, 21-25, 25-15, 25-20 win over Absarokee. Kaiya Holmquist had 12 assists and four aces for the Huskies.

Katelyn Christensen had six kills and six aces, Lily Winn six kills and two blocks, and Sage Jackson seven digs and six aces as Hot Springs swept past Victor 25-15, 25-7, 25-14. Ashley Buchanan led Victor with six digs and three assists, and Madi Bahr added four blocks and two aces.

Liv Wangerin's 10 kills and nine digs led Plentywood to a 25-16, 25-19, 25-21 sweep of Froid-Lake. The Wildcats also received 14 assists and three aces from Ashtyn Curtiss

Semantha Ledahl pounded 10 kills and five aces, and Jenna Rust provided nine digs, five aces and three blocks to lead Westby-Grenora past Culbertson 25-10, 25-11, 25-16. Kylie Portra had four kills and the only block and ace for Culbertson.

Amber Reddig led with eight kills, and Alexa Reddig added nine aces and two blocks to help lift Lustre Christian over Nashua in a 20-25, 25-20, 25-14, 26-28, 15-12 marathon win. Devin Fromdahl topped Nashua with seven kills and three assists.

Riley Richter had seven kills and two aces for Noxon in its 25-17, 25-12, 25-19 sweep of St. Regis. Kylee Thompson and Ashley Wilson both had four kills and two blocks for St. Regis.



Class AA

• Second-half goals by Diego Mendoza and Eli Mildren -- both assisted by Zane Elliott -- propelled Kalispell Glacier to a 2-0 quarterfinal victory over Billings Senior. The Wolfpack take on Missoula Hellgate in a semifinal Tuesday; Bozeman faces Helena Capital in the other.

Reggie Duce scored twice and Missoula Hellgate shrugged off a sluggish start to topple Billings Skyview 3-0 in a quarterfinal match. Marcus Anderson assisted on both of Duce's goals plus the middle score by Lars Thorne-Thomsen.  

Class A

Sam Menick scored three goals, and brother Gabe Menicke and Casey Schneider added two apiece as Whitefish (14-0-0) moved into the state championship game against Laurel (12-2-0) with an 11-0 trouncing of Billings Central. Gabe Menicke and Schneider also assisted on two goals apiece for the Bulldogs.


Class AA

Halle Labert's goal off a perfect cross from Jordan Roe in the 19th minute was all Billings Skyview needed for a 1-0 win over Missoula Sentinel in quarterfinal action.

Jillian Hurst's goal in extra time enabled Billings West to fend off Missoula Hellgate 2-1 in a quarterfinal match. Chloe Davis gave the Golden Bears a 1-0 lead in the 48th minute but Hellgate tied it nine minutes later on a shot by Lucia Baker

Class A

• Billings Central advanced to its fifth straight State A title match with a 7-0 win at Whitefish. Morgan Ferestad scored three goals, and Zoie Althoff, Sophia Bohl, Abby Derbyshire and Solei Elletson each scored one for the Rams (13-1-0). Althoff assisted three of the goals and broke the Montana girls record for most career assists. Central will play Eastern A rival Laurel in the state championship match for the fifth consecutive year.

Cross Country


Class AA

• Kalispell Glacier's Simon Hill was the winner in 15:50.69 but he couldn't prevent Bozeman from winning its 12 consecutive team title. Missoula Hellgate's Ian Curtis (15:52.9) and Ignatius Fitzgerald (16:03.96) were second and third. The Hawks set a state record with their streak, besting Browning's run from 1974-84. They placed five in the top 15 with William Hodgson, Griffin May, Stirling Marshall-Pryde, Xander Danenhauer and Seth Wyatt with Jon Wheeler in 16th and the team tie-breaker.

Class A

• Lewistown senior Sam Fulbright delivered a winning performance with a time of 16:10.43, breaking a record set last year by Laurel's Levi Taylor. Hamilton's Colter Kirkland (16:17.42) was second and Tyler Schmautz (16:18.27) from Frenchtown was third. Columbia Falls won its second consecutive crown with 65 points, ahead of Hardin (65) and Leiwstown (86).

Class B

• Harlem senior Brad Cichosz -- who played football as a freshman and sophomore -- made a splash at his first state meet, winning the title in 17:08.70. Glasgow's Wilson Overby was runner-up (17:12.24), followed by Eureka's Isaac Reynolds (17:21.03). Eureka won the team crown, ahead of Manhattan and St. Labre.  

Class C

• Manhattan Christian won its fourth straight championship with an unofficial state record of eight points. Senior Ben Morrison led the way (16:52.99). Richey-Lambert was second (31) and Twin Bridges placed third (64). Richey-Lambert's Sam Smith was second individually and defending champ Riley Scott of Manhattan Christian was third. 


Class AA

• The Bozeman girls regained the title they lost a year ago to Missoula Hellgate, scoring 38 points to the Nights' 60. Hellgate ended the Hawks' 11-year streak in 2018. Helena's Kyle Hartnett capped a perfect fall by winning in 17:49, ahead of Bozeman's Terra Trom. The Hawks' Grace Gilbreth (6th), Natalie McCormick (9th), Alex Moore (10th) and Lucia McCormick (11th).

Class A

• Hamilton's Brynnli Poulsen  set the Class A record over 5K with a time of 18:16, 46 seconds faster than the time Beatrix Frissell ran in 2018 in edging Poulsen. In the team race, Hardin completed a four-peat thanks to a 71-point effort that included three all-state performances. Corvallis finished second and Whitefish was third.

Class B

• A year after finishing third as a freshman, Hayley Burns of Colstrip ran 13 seconds faster and took first with a time of 19:29. Emma Stolte of Townsend took second and three other Bulldogs also took all-state as the team won its first crown in school history.

Class C

• West Yellowstone's Averi Parker took first with a time of 20:11.16 a year after finishing runnerup and Seeley-Swan won its first team title with four top-10 finishers. 

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