Middle school boys’ basketball teams from across the region competed in a tournament in Twin Bridges on Saturday. Area teams have had great participation and many teams were able to field 6th, 7th and 8th grade teams to match up on the hardwood.
The Ennis Mustang varsity volleyball team ended their successful season on Nov. 11, placing third at the Western C Divisional Tournament held at Manhattan Christian.
The Ennis Mustang volleyballers marked wins against Gardiner and Twin Bridges in their successful vie for the Montana 12C Divisional Tournament, to be held Nov. 4-6 at Manhattan Christian. Out of the 12C teams Ennis will join Manhattan Christian, White Sulphur Springs and Gardiner.
Ennis sent an impressive contingent of runners to the state cross country tournament in Missoula on Oct. 23.
On Saturday, Grace Stecker finished fourth in the Girl’s JV race and Finley Knapton placed third in the Boy’s JV race.
Other notable finishes:
Finn Graden (7th grade) 8th place finish
Gavin Sather (6th grade) 9th place finish OUT of 84 boys
Amber Rolfe (7th grade) 10th place finish OUT of 69 girls
It was a close one, but Twin got the win at the Falcon’s Oct. 16 matchup in Big Sky against the Lone Peak Big Horns; final score 28-26. Next on the docket for the 3-4 Falcons is an Oct. 22 home game against the 0-6 Mustangs.
Despite an epic and close battle in Big Sky, the now 0-6 Ennis Mustangs fell to Lone Peak on Oct. 9. Final score: 38-36. The Mustang’s next game is a senior night Madison County matchup at home against Twin Bridges at 7 p.m. on Oct. 22.
The undefeated Panthers continued their winning streak at their Oct. 1 regional game in Ennis, outscoring their cross-county rivals 43-28.
The 0-5 Mustangs are now prepping for their next matchup on Oct. 8 against the Big Horns of Big Sky. They’ll then have a bye week to recoup before a home game against Twin Bridges on Oct. 22.