The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Jack H. Smith
Ledger Publisher 

Lady Trojans battle hard at District Tournament


February 21, 2018

Melissa Jenkins

Asha Noyes controls the ball against Jefferson High School.

While they may not have come away with a victory at last week's 5B District Tournament in Belgrade, the Whitehall High School girls basketball team showed plenty of promise for the future with two strong performances.

The sixth seeded Lady Trojans fell 38-26 Thursday to rival Boulder, and were eliminated from the tournament Saturday in a close 40-35 loss to Big Timber.

"Their defense put them in a spot to win. For them to come out and execute – as a coach you love that. They did everything I asked. We were in a position to win both games," head coach Kelly Nieskens said.

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