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By Pierre Bibbs
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Mustangs win Northern B Title

 

The 2022 Northern B Division Tournament Champion Malta Mustangs. Back row from left to right: Seth Siewing, Jonathan Siewing, Brenner Moore, Elijah Hansen, and Kash Stiles. Middle row from left to right Ashton Weston, Kaden Bishop, Jared Eggebrecht, Connor Tuss, Rex Williamson, Stockton Oxarart, Bohdi Brenden, Treyton Wilke, Mason Simanton, Charlie Brettin, Assistant Coach Zach Handley, Hunter Stolem, and Assistant Coach Kirk Stiles. Front Row: Tryan Anderson, Brynn Varady, Taos Anderson, Taije Stiles, and Kira Beck. (Hidden: Head Coach David Costin). Photo by Pierre Bibbs.

The Malta Mustangs basketball team is headed to the State B Basketball Tournament for the first time since 2017, the year that the Mustangs defeated the Anaconda Copperheads 54-51 for the Class B Title.

This time, the Mustangs go to state as the Northern B Division Champions.

"It feels amazing," Malta Senior Co-Captain Rex Williamson told the PCN. "It took us four years to get here and just making it to state is an honor. I am just happy that we are here."

The Mustangs punched their ticket to state by shocking the Shelby Coyotes 46-42 in the Northern B Divisional Semi-finals on Friday, Febr...



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