Cougar boys sweep weekend
The Columbus Cougar boys swept weekend games, beating Red Lodge by nearly 20 points and going on to knock off Three Forks.
In Friday’s game against the Red Lodge Rams, sophomore Carson West turned in a big performance with 17 points. Juniors Brandon Horton and Eddie Foos added 11 and 9 respectively. The final score was 56-37.
Saturday night’s win against the Three Forks Wolves saw three Cougars reach double-digit scoring.
Horton led with 16 followed by senior Zach Sutton and Rily Livingston with 12 and 10 respectively. The final score was 63-53.
The Lady Cougars were on the opposite side of the spectrum, dropping both weekend games.
Friday night’s game against Red Lodge was lost by 10 points, with a final score of 58-50.
Sophomores Kayla Teeters and Morgan Kirch each recorded 14 points. Junior Camryn Ault added 8.
Saturday’s battle against Three Forks was a rough go, ending in a 52-35 loss. Ault and sophomore Alexa Riveland each had 7 points.
“All in all our regular season was a success. The girls worked hard every day and we are matched up with Shepherd first round heading into tournaments (Thursday night at 7:15),” said Coach Jeromey Burke. ”Everyone in our league is so even that all three spots are up for grabs. We are just working to give ourselves the best chance possible to snag one of them.”