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By Pierre Bibbs
Sports Editor 

M-ettes finish strong / Malta wins last game of season

Team defeats Bigfork, fall to eventual co-champs


March 18, 2020

Pierre Bibbs

M-ette senior Kelbee Denham finishes and scores a layup on Forsyth's Lindsey Hein in Malta's loss to the Dogies.

The Malta M-ettes basketball season ended with a victory, but unfortunately, the team and other teams that were still in the 2020 Class B tournament Consolation bracket, have no hardware.

The tournament came to an end last Friday night amid the National crisis caused by the 2019 strain of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). While other national sporting events were canceled days prior, the Montana State Basketball tournaments went on for two out of the three scheduled days. Four cases of the virus were found to be positive, pushing the MHSA to cancel the event.

Malta Head Coach Nate Hammond shared...

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