Charlo wraps up season at divisionals
FRENCHTOWN — On Thursday afternoon, during the Western C Divisional basketball tournament hosted in Frenchtown, the Charlo Vikings and Lady Vikings opened tournament action against the Manhattan Christian Eagles and Lady Eagles.
The Lady Vikings fell 43-30 to the Lady Eagles, while the Vikings were outpaced by the Eagles 76-32.
Hayleigh Smith scored a game-high 15 points to lead the Lady Vikings in the first round lost to Manhattan Christian.
In Friday morning’s loser-out contest, Mila Hawk scored 26 points and Kassidi Cox had 17 points as the scrappy Lady Vikings battled the West Yellowstone Lady Wolverines in a four-overtime affair, which ended in a heartbreaking 66-62 four-point loss for Charlo.
The Lady Vikings end their 2021-2022 girls’ basketball season with an overall record of 17-5 and as second place finishers in the 14C District tournament.
On the Vikings’ side of the court, Keaton Piedalue scored a team high 11 points and Coyle Nagy booked 10 points against the unbeaten Eagles.
In loser-out action on Friday, the Vikings rebounded from their first-round loss with a 58-51 taming of the Darby Tigers.
Piedalue posted a Viking team high 22 points, Stetson Reum added 13, and Tucker Love chipped in with 12 points.
Saturday morning looking to advance into the midafternoon consolation game, Charlo fell short to the Harrison-Willow Creek Wildcats 48-41.
In the season ending loss, Piedalue scored a Charlo team high 19 points.
The Vikings finish the year as 14C District tournament runner ups and an overall record of 13-10.