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Seasons end for south Lincoln Co. basketball teams

by The Western News
| February 24, 2023 7:00 AM

The varsity winter sports season wrapped up last week for the south Lincoln County’s basketball teams.

Both of Libby’s teams were in play-in games. The boys won at Ronan on Feb. 16, 59-48. Saturday, the Loggers fell at Whitefish, 67-34.

Libby (6-13) got 13 points from Ryan Beagle. Trevor Collins and Tyler Andersen each scored seven points.

The Lady Loggers (2-16) lost at Whitefish, 39-30, on Feb. 16, and were eliminated. Rylee Boltz led Libby with 16 points and Peyton Waggoner scored six.

Both teams from Troy played at Eureka High School in the 7-B tournaments last week.

In the boys bracket, the Troy Trojans fell in the quarterfinals to Thompson Falls, 76-40, and were eliminated Saturday with a 74-35 loss to Mission.

Against Mission, Troy got nine points from Trevor Grant and eight from Paxton Fisher.

Troy finished the season at 4-16.

In the girls bracket, Mission beat Troy, 91-21, on Tuesday.

The Lady Trojans (1-19) saw their season end Saturday to Eureka, 51-11. Zeeannah Reid led Troy with four points while Autumn Fisher had three points.