Hoops Roundup: Glacier Boys Notch Win, C-Falls Girls Improve to 3-0

Wildcats boys, Bigfork girls also snare victories in first full weekend of basketball season

By Andy Viano
Glacier's Michael Schwarz shoots over Andrew Siderius during the crosstown game on Jan. 11, 2019. Greg Lindstrom | Flathead Beacon

Junior Keifer Spohnhauer led the way with 12 points and Glacier High School opened the 2019-20 boys basketball season with a 49-45 win over Great Falls C.M. Russell on Friday, Dec. 13.

The Wolfpack (1-1) nearly finished a weekend sweep on their home court but fell 62-61 to Great Falls High on Saturday. Across town at Flathead, the Braves dropped both of their games, 63-54 to the Bison and 65-48 against CMR. The Flathead and Glacier girls teams both went 0-2 in Great Falls against the same two opponents.

In Class A, the Columbia Falls Wildkats (3-0) remained undefeated with a 59-30 blowout of Stevensville on Dec. 14. The third-place finishers in the state a year ago began the year with two wins at the Frenchtown Tip-Off event on Dec. 6 and 7. The Browning and Ronan girls also notched victories last weekend.

On the boys side, Columbia Falls nabbed its first win of the season by besting Stevi 55-36. Browning also picked a win, taking down Polson 66-60 in a Northwest A conference matchup.

In Class B, Bigfork’s girls entered the win column for the first time with a 55-32 victory against Chinook at the Coyote Classic in Shelby on Dec. 13. Eureka’s girls beat Choteau and Conrad over the weekend to improve to 3-0.

Keep up to date with all the season’s basketball results on our Standings page

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