BOZEMAN - The Lewistown volleyball team won its fourth state championship in the last five years Saturday with a three-game sweep of Billings Central in the title match of the State A volleyball tournament at Brick Breeden Fieldhouse.
The defending state champion Eagles finished their season at 30-1.
Earlier in the day, the Rams advanced to the title round with a 3-1 defeat of Belgrade in the loser-takes-third match.
Billings Central def. Belgrade, 3-1
Abbie Hanser's 22 kills and five blocks led the Rams to a 25-22, 25-23, 15-25, 25-6 win in the loser-takes-third match.
Nicole Wildin provided Billings Central with 25 digs and two aces and Katie Cummins dished out 43 assists.
Jorden Porter had 12 kills, 11 assists, five blocks and an ace for the Panthers, who closed the season 17-12.
Lewistown def. Billings Central, 3-0
Allie Adams had 34 assists and two aces as the Eagles defended their title with a 25-12, 25-15, 25-23 sweep in the championship.
McCalle Feller contributed 16 kills and two blocks and Jada Scheffelmaer added 14 digs for Lewistown.
Hanser had 11 kills and a block and Cummins added 23 assists and three aces for the Rams.
Lewistown def. Billings Central, 25-12, 25-15, 25-23.
Kills - Lewistown 40 (McCalle Feller 16), Billings Central 28 (Abbie Hanser 11). Blocks - Lewistown 8 (Feller 2), Billings Central 2 (Hanser, Justyn Juhl). Digs - Lewistown 54 (Jada Scheffelmaer 14), Billings Central 83 (Alyssa Melder 20). Assists - Lewistown 37 (Allie Adams 34), Billings Central 24 (Katie Cummins 23). Aces - Lewistown 4 (Adams 2), Billings Central 7 (Cummins 3).