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KALISPELL -- Loyola Sacred Heart's Cinderella run through the Western B Divisional tournament concluded with a 54-47 loss in the championship game against Ronan.

But the Breakers, who entered the divisional seeded fourth, earned the No. 2 seed, and they get to continue their season at the Class A state tournament.

The Maidens garnered the top seed from the West by pulling away in the fourth quarter. Ronan and Loyola were tied headed into the final frame, 38-38, before the Maidens closed with a 16-9 advantage.

Bigfork, which Loyola upset in the first-round of tournament action, also secured a state spot. The Valkyries made their way through loser-out play and topped Florence, 52-41, in the consolation final.


Ronan 54, Loyola Sacred Heart 47

Lee Camel's big night carried the Maidens to the title. She finished with 28 points, shot a perfect 8 for 8 from the free-throw line, including a 4-for-4 effort in the fourth quarter.

Micalann McCrea chipped in another 15 points for Ronan (21-2 overall). Alicia Camel, with six points, and Jordyn Clairmont combined to score the remaining 11 points.

Loyola's Tessa Burke's led the Breakers with a team-high 18 points, and Skylar Hollenback added another 12 in the loss.


Bigfork 52, Florence 41

The Valkyries' comeback effort wasn't due to its free-throw shooting. 

Bigfork outscored Florence 17-4 in the final frame to erase a 37-35 deficit and win the third-place game. The Vals, though, were 3-for-10 shooting from the free-throw line in the fourth. Miranda Campbell did hit 2 of 3 freebies in the fourth, though, and led Bigfork with 13 points in the game.

Florence, which was led by Danielle Zahn's 17 points, couldn't make them pay, as the Falcons hit just two field goals in the game's final eight minutes.


Bigfork 55, Libby 39

Libby hung tough with 7-B champion Bigfork until the fourth quarter when the Vals eliminated the Loggers with a 13-2 edge in scoring.

Bigfork scored 34 points overall in the second half. Mattison McAnally had 11 of her 13 there and Miranda Campbell led the team with 15 points.

Libby's Shannon Reny had 14, but just two in the second half as the Loggers' season ended at 10-13.


Florence 53, Deer Lodge 44

Florence held Deer Lodge under 15 percent shooting for the game and eliminated the Wardens in consolation play.

Deer Lodge, which ended its season at 14-11, had to do most of its damage on free throws. The Wardens shot 24 of 37 at the stripe and Alyssa Lamb paced them with 10 points on 8-of-12 shooting on freebies.

Florence was whistled for 24 fouls, but shot much better and led 31-20 at halftime. Danielle Zahn scored 15 points and Makenna Liles had eight and 11 rebounds.