Bigfork blasts C-Falls, 70-20

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  • Bigfork's Colton Reichenbach (3) goes to the hoop between Columbia Falls defenders Zach Pletcher (30) and Sam Hovde (35) at Columbia Falls High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Bigfork's Randy Stultz (10) fights for a rebound with Columbia Falls' Dillon Shipp (13) at Columbia Falls High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

  • Bigfork's Colton Reichenbach (3) goes to the hoop between Columbia Falls defenders Zach Pletcher (30) and Sam Hovde (35) at Columbia Falls High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

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    Bigfork's Randy Stultz (10) fights for a rebound with Columbia Falls' Dillon Shipp (13) at Columbia Falls High School on Saturday. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)

COLUMBIA FALLS – Colton Reichenbach scored a career-high 19 as Bigfork coasted to a 70-20 nonconference boys basketball victory over Columbia Falls on Saturday at Columbia Falls High School.

The Vikings took control of the game early, leading 20-5 after one quarter and 42-10 at halftime.

“We had some great individual efforts,” Bigfork coach Sam Tudor said.

“And it was a great all-around team effort.”

The victory keeps the reigning Class-B champions undefeated at 6-0, while the Wildcats drop to 1-6.

Logan Gilliard added 18 points for the Vikings, while Anders Epperly had 13 points and 10 assists.

Logan Bechtel led Columbia Falls in scoring with 7.

The Wildcats resume play hosting Libby on Jan. 3 and Bigfork will take on Troy on Jan. 4.

Bigfork 20 22 20 8 – 70

Columbia Falls 5 5 8 2 – 20

BIGFORK: Anders Epperly 13, Clayton Reichenbach 9, Colton Reichenbach 19, Luke Schmit 4, Trey Christiaens 3, Brady Thorness 4, Logan Gilliard 18.

CFALLS: Dillon Wanner 3, Dillon Shipp 4, Logan Bechtel 7, Zach Pletcher 4, Jake Bulawsky 2.

Browning 68, Polson 59

BROWNING – Tyree Whitcomb scored 25 points as the Browning Indians defeated the Polson Pirates in A conference play. Browning improves to 5-1 overall and 3-0 in conference play.

Polson drops to 1-5 and 0-2. Colton Graham led the Pirates with 12 points.

Polson 17 10 15 17 – 59

Browning 19 20 13 16 – 68

POLSON: Ryker Wenderoth 5, Robin Erikson 5, Trevor Schultz 9, Bo Kelley 9, Colton Graham 12, Seth Lake 4, Kordell Walker 7, Micah Askan 8.

BROWNING: Rylee Spoonhunter 8, Ethan Running Crane 16, Derek Sharp 4, CJ Smith 2, Trevon Fisher 1, Justin Burd 6, Deion MadPlume 6, Tyree Whitcomb 25.

Girls

Browning 83, Polson 29

BROWNING – Browning cruised to an 83-29 win over Polson in conference play.

No scoring summary was available.

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