Libby vs. Stevensville: boys win, girls lose

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Libby 63, Stevensville 55

MISSOULA — Ryggs Johnston dropped 36 points as the Libby offense exploded in the second half to overcome a halftime deficit and beat Stevensville at the Tip-Off Tournament at the University of Montana.

The annual tournament pits teams from the Northwest Conference against teams from the Southwest.

After suffering a blowout loss on Friday, Libby bounced back and scored 22 points in the third and fourth quarters to erase a seven-point halftime deficit.

Libby 13 6 22 22 — 64

Stevensville 12 14 14 15 — 55

Libby: Ryggs Johnston 36, Brian Peck 7, JJ Davis 7, Jay Beagle 5, Nik Jones 3, Keith Johnson 3.

Stevensville: Logan Roth 11, Colby Meeds 10, Alex Gavlak 10, R Rust 10, Sean Craft 8, Ivan Yazack 5, K Behner 1.


Stevensville 47, Libby 29

MISSOULA — Three players in double figures were enough to push Stevensville past Libby at the Tip-Off Tournament as the Loggers struggled on offense.

Libby fell behind 21-14 at halftime, and Stevensville separated itself late with a 15-point fourth quarter.

Brooklyn Rainer led the Loggers with eight points.

Libby 4 10 9 6 — 29

Stevensville 8 13 11 15 — 47

Libby: Emma Gruber 2, Alli Collins 4, Linsey Walker 2, Sammee Bradeen 3, Khalyn Hageness 5, McKenzie Proffitt 3, Shannon Reny 2, Brooklyn Rainer 8.

Stevensville: Maddie Weber 7, Megan Pendergast 15, Evynne Alexander 11, Angel Richards 10, Kayla Schmiedeke 4.

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