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Sugarbeeters set to make first ever trip to State C Boys Basketball Tournament


March 6, 2019

The Northern C Champion Chinook Sugarbeeters are headed to the Class C Boys State Basketball Tournament in Billings this week. Chinook will be making its first ever appearance at the Class C State Tournament and their first appearance at any state tournament since they won it all in 1986. The Northern C Divisional Championship was the schools divisional crown in 50 years. The 'Beeters will take on No. 2 South Plenty Coups at 12:30 pm., Thursday in Billings at the Rim Rock Auto Arena. Right: The 'Beeter fans will be their in force to cheer them on just as they have been all season long.

The Chinook Sugarbeeters are headed to a Boys State Basketball Tournament for the first time in 33 years. Back in 1986 the Sugarbeeters claimed the State Class B Championship with a 65-64 win over the Lodge Grass Indians in Butte.

The Sugarbeeters were reclassified as Class C back in 2005 and have never advanced to the State C Tournament prior to this season.

Digging deeper, the Sugarbeeters Northern C Divisional Championship secured last week over Hays/Lodge Pole was the schools first in 50 years.

The Sugarbeeters have blistered through their schedule, the District 9C Tournament and Nor...

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