Hoops Roundup: Flathead Sweeps Big Sky; Columbia Falls Girls Extend Winning Streak

Glacier girls dump Eagles, Libby boys hang on to top spot in Northwest A

Flathead’s boys and girls both broke back into the win column by taking down Missoula Big Sky for the second time this season on Thursday, Feb. 6.

The Braves (3-10, 2-7 Western AA) took care of the Eagles 75-53 in Kalispell while the Bravettes (3-10, 2-7) went on the road for a 48-20 victory. Glacier matched up with the same Big Sky teams on Saturday, with the Wolfpack girls (6-7, 5-4) pulling away for a 64-29 win at home while the Glacier boys (7-6, 4-5) stumbled to a 61-58 loss in Missoula.

In Class A, the Columbia Falls girls (14-1, 6-1 Northwest A) won their seventh straight game, ripping Polson 66-7 on Feb. 8, one night after routing Libby 67-21. The Wildkats will hit the road for their biggest game of the season on Feb. 15 in Browning, searching for revenge after the Indians beat Columbia Falls 59-58 on Jan. 16.

On the boys side, Libby (12-3, 6-1) survived a scare against Columbia Falls on Feb. 6, holding on for a 42-40 win, before losing in overtime to Frenchtown in a nonconference game on Saturday.