Hardin girls fall to Billings Central, bring home second place title

Thursday, March 5, 2020
Hardin girls fall to Billings Central, bring home second place title

Photo by Tommy Robinson

Marie Five takes a top shot against Fergus on Wednesday during the Eastern C Divisional tournament in Billings.

Hardin girls fall to Billings Central, bring home second place title

Photo by Tony Manolis

Hardin fans filed into First Interstate Arena last weekend to support the Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs during the Eastern C Divisional tournament in Billings.

Hardin girls fall to Billings Central, bring home second place title

Photo by Tommy Robinson

Ivery Fritzler hits a contested three pointer against Laurel on Friday during the Eastern C Divisional tournament in Billings.

Hardin girls fall to Billings Central, bring home second place title

Photo by Tommy Robinson

Nevaeh Alden drives under the hoop against Isabelle Erickson of Billings Central during Saturday’s championship game. The Lady Bulldogs lost 39-44 to the Lady Rams and brought home second place at the Eastern C Divisional tournament.


The Hardin Lady Bulldogs brought home the second place title at the Eastern A Divisional basketball tournament last week in Billings.

The girls powered through Lewistown and Laurel, but fell short against rival Billings Central at First Interstate Arena at MetraPark.

“We battled back but just came up a little short,” Hardin coach Cindy Farmer told the Billings Gazette last week. “We’ll cvwork some things out. We just have to learn from this and get better at some things.

“State is going to be just like this. Every game is going to be a battle.”v

The Lady Bulldogs will return to MetraPark on March 12 for the state tournament and will face off against Browning on Thursday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m.

All session passes are $41 for adults, $25 for K-12 students; passes for Thursday and Friday are $16 for adults, $9 for K-12 students; passes for Thursday and Friday, after 6 p.m. are $7 for adults, $6 for K-12 students; passes for the Saturday morning session are $7 for adults and $6 for K-12 students; Saturday evening passes are $9 for adults, $7 for K-12 students.

Wednesday, Feb. 26

First quarter: Hardin 25, Lewistown 0; second quarter: Hardin 38, Lewistown 5; third quarter: Hardin 51, Lewistown 15; FINAL: Hardin 64, Lewistown 19.

Marie Five 18; Alyssa Pretty Weasel 9; Nevaeh Alden 6; Julianna Takes Horse 5; Kamber GoodLuck 5; Marion Hugs 5; Ivery Fritzler 4; Aiyana Big Man 3; Breanna Old Elk 2; Gabby Lopez 2; Kylee Old Elk 1.

Friday, Feb 28

First quarter: Hardin 18, Laurel 6; second quarter: Hardin 31, Laurel 11; third quarter: Hardin 46, Laurel 23; FINAL: Hardin 63, Laurel 33.

Nevaeh Alden 16; Marie Five 12; Ivery Fritzler 8; Sossity Spotted Wolf 6; Kamber GoodLuck 4; Kylee Old Elk 4; Alyssa Pretty Weasel 4; Julianna Takes Horse 4; Marion Hugs 3; Gabby Lopez 2.

Saturday, Feb 29

First quarter: Hardin 7, Central 11; second quarter: Hardin 12, Central 18; third quarter: Hardin 28, Central 29; FINAL: Hardin 39, Central 44.

Kylee Old Elk 10; Nevaeh Alden 8; Marie Five 6; Kamber GoodLuck 6; Julianna Takes Horse 5; Ivery Fritzler 3; Sossity Spotted Wolf 1.

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