The Cut Bank High School basketball and wrestling are back in action this week after COVID-19 contact tracing, left all three programs with an unexpected break ahead of tournament season.
The local grapplers were in action last night (Tuesday, Feb. 9). The Cut Bank boys wrestling team travelled to Havre for duals with Havre and Glasgow and the girls’ squad was in Cascade for a mixer. A busy week continues with duals in Lewistown with the host school and Huntley Project on Friday and battles with Malta and Forsyth in Malta on Saturday.
The first ever All-Class girls wrestling tournament will be held in Billings at Lockwood High School on Feb. 19-20. In the first year of a separate girls tournament, there are 169 girls certified to compete at state this year who will compete in 10 weight classes for state championships.
Cut Bank will host the West Divisional Tournament Feb. 26-27 followed by State Tournament in Shelby on March 5-6.
The boys and girls basketball teams return to the court this weekend with a conference tilt in Shelby on Friday followed by hosting Great Falls Central for Senior Night on Saturday.
The following week is the last week of regular season play and the Wolves and Lady Wolves will start the week with a pair of makeup games as they will host Choteau on Monday, Feb. 15. They will then travel to Rocky Boy on Tuesday. Cut Bank heads to Fairfield on Friday and will wrap up the regular season at home with Conrad.
The District 1B Tourn-ament is slated to tip off in Conrad Feb. 25-27.