The Hamilton Broncs edged by the Park County Rangers from Livingston at the State A boys basketball tournament in Great Falls Thursday. The final score was Hamilton 54 - Livingston 51. The win takes Hamilton into the semi-final game Friday night at 8 p.m.

By quarters, Hamilton held an early lead, ahead by two at the end of the first quarter, 12 to 10, and at the half they led 25 to 20. But the Rangers came back strong in the third quarter and led 37 to 32 at the beginning of the last period. The scoring went back and forth, but at the buzzer, a final shot by the Rangers did not go in and the Broncs won the contest 54 to 51.