2017 High School Basketball Awards!
BOYS TEAM OF THE YEAR:
- 24-0 Dillon! The only team to have a perfect season!
GIRLS TEAM OF THE YEAR:
- Belt girls! They went 26-1, there only loss came against class “B” power Malta. The Belt girls have now won 5 of the last 6 state “C” girls basketball titles.
BOYS TEAM COACH OF THE YEAR:
- Zanen Pitts of Arlee. The Warriors of Arlee won their first state boys basketball title!
GIRLS TEAM COACH OF THE YEAR:
- Karen Deden of Missoula Sentinel. No team lost more key players to injuries, yet they still went 21-2 and placed second!
PLAY OF THE YEAR:
- March 2, 2017 at the Billings West Golden Dome. West girls up against Great Falls High…with the winner advancing to the state “AA” tournament! You have to listen to this.
MALE BASKETBALL PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
- Tanner Haverfield of Dillon. Played in four state championship games! MVP of the state “A”! In the title game Tanner was 7-7 from the field, 9 of 10 from the free throw line and scored 26!
FEMALE PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
- Sophia Stiles of Malta! Also played in four state championship games! Not only one of the all time leading scorers in history but now holds the state career record for assists! Malta’s four year win-loss record with Miss Stiles 100-4!