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Boys basketball recap

Colby Meeds of Stevensville goes up for a shot against Butte Central. Jean Schurman photo.

A Florence/Loyola basketball game is guaranteed to fill the gym. The rivalry has always been fierce and full of excitement. The game on Thursday night was no different. Florence took an early lead but then the Rams went to work behind the play. Of Jack Lincoln who scored 24 points. Loyola went on to win, 61-53. Marcus Zeiler had 19 points for Florence and Brent Stroppel added 15.

Missoula Loyola 61, Florence 53

Loyola – Lincoln 24, Hollenback 16, McElroy 8, Koppang 6, Burns 3, Kavela 3, Waters 1.

Florence – Marcus Zeiler 19, Brent Stroppel 15, Dillon Christopherson 11, Tyce Pederson 7, Parker Hotsinpiller 1.

On Saturday, Florence turned around and rolled over Troy, 72-38. The Falcons jumped out early and controlled the game. Stroppel finished with 21 points to lead the Falcons.

Florence 72, Troy 38

Florence – Stroppel 21, Zeiler 14, Hotsinpiller 10, Z. Christopherson 5, Petersen 4, D. Christopherson 4, Brenden Bailey 3, E. Pederson 3, Trevyn Wood 2, Ethan Post 2.

Troy –  Hoaglund 11, Faur 6, Cummings 5, Freund 8, Fisher 3, Stever 3, Gromley 2.

Butte Central came to Stevensville on Saturday. Stevensville stayed with the Maroons for the first quarter but were unable to overcome a 17 point deficit at the half. Butte Central won, 62-43. Stevensville pulled within 12 points a couple of times in the second half but just could not get their shots to fall. Logan Roth led the Yellowjackets with 20 points.

Butte Central 62, Stevensville 43

Butte Central – Heaphy 12, McClosky 12, J. Simkins 11, M. Simkins 8, Holten 8, Richards 6, Seatrich 3, Harrington 2.

Stevensville – Logan Roth 20, Devlin Sherman 8, Colby Meeds 6, Jacapo Carletto 5, Kaleb Brenner 2, Jaren Gunn 2.

In another valley rivalry game, Darby topped Victor, 66-57. Darby had three players in double figures. Nelson Smith had 18 points, Dylan Parks scored 17 and Gabe Smith had 15 points. Victor was led by Tristan Chavez’ 15 points. Mason Agee had 10.

Darby 66, Victor 57

Victor – Mason Agee 10, Jerod Halley 9, JD Kay 5, Will Jessop 8, Skyler Webberson 7, Tristan Chavez 15.

Darby – Nelson Smith 18, Cole Kayser 6, Dylan Parks 17, Brandon Winter 8, Daniel Muir 2, Gabe Smith 15.

Darby picked up their second win of the weekend with a n 82-59 win over Lincoln. Parks finished with 33 points. Brandon Winter had 20 and Smith finished with 18 points in the win.

Darby 82, Lincoln 59

Darby – Aaron Hansen 1, Smith 18, Cole Kayser 4, Parks 33, Brandon Winter 20, Smith 6.

Lincoln –  Petersen 25, Brown 20, Kamps 6,  Woodward 2, Belcher 2, Creech 2, Blotkamp 2.

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