Feb 19, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports EditorSt. Stephen's enters the tournament as the No. 3 seed from the Northwest Conference. The Lady Eagles face Little Snake River at 5:20 p.m. Thursday.
Hanna-Elk Mountain ended the girls basketball season for Dubois in a 32-17 win during the "pigtail" game Monday afternoon at Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse.
Dubois was playing without its top player, Rachelle Leseberg. The senior guard suffered a concussion Friday against Meeteetse and was forced to miss the game.
Hanna plays at 2 p.m. Thursday in the opening round of the Class 1-A West regional tournament at LVHS against No. 1 seed Burlington.
St. Stephen's enters the tournament as the No. 3 seed from the Northwest conference.
St. Stephen's will face Little Snake River at 5:20 p.m. Thursday.
The tournament is a double-elimination format.
The semifinals are Friday afternoon. The title game is at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Hanna 32, Dubois 17
There was not a lot off offense from Dubois in the first half of Monday's game.
Dubois scored three points in each of the first two periods as Hanna built an 18-6 lead.
Dubois had its strongest quarter after the break, scoring eight points.
Hanna also put in eight points.
In the fourth quarter, Megan Murdoch hit a 3-pointer for the only points of the period.
Dubois was 3-of-17 from the free throw line in the 15-point loss.
Hanna 32, Dubois 17
HANNA 9 9 8 6 -- 32
DUBOIS 3 3 8 3 -- 17
Dubois -- Katherine Finley 1 2-2 4, Megan Murdoch 0 (1) 1-8 3, Megan Yaracz 1 0-0 2, Lea Wagner 1 0-3 1, Kaitlin Hudson 1 0-0 2, Emily Smith 1 0-4 2. Totals 5 (1) 3-17 17.
Hanna -- Johnson 5 1-4 11, Bower 3 0-2 6, Cower 0 0-2 0, Clark 2 1-2 5, Tobert 0 1-2 1, Dys 1 1-2 3. Totals 9 5-13 32.
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