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Butte Central boys basketball G Dougie Peoples voted SBLive’s Montana High School Athlete of the Week

Congratulations to Butte Central boys basketball guard Dougie Peoples for being voted SBLive’s Montana High School Athlete of the Week for March 7-13!
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Congratulations to Butte Central boys basketball guard Dougie Peoples for being voted SBLive’s Montana High School Athlete of the Week for March 7-13!

The junior scored 37 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer as the buzzer sounded on a 71-68 Class A state title victory over Lewistown.

Peoples ran away with this week’s honor, receiving 69.57% of the total vote.

If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email athleteoftheweek@scorebooklive.com or message us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivemt.

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Here are the other athletes who were nominated for March 7-13:

Finn Tesoro, Three Forks boys basketball: Scored 28 points to lead the Wolves to their first Class B state title since 2001, 72-57 over Harlem.

Braden Koch, Helena Capital boys basketball: Hit the game-winning 3-pointer in the state Class AA semifinals then scored 20 points in a 62-48 title-game victory over Bozeman.

Breanna Williams, Skyview girls basketball: Scored 25 points in a 64-54 victory over Hellgate in the ‘AA’ championship game.

Canzas HisBadHorse, Colstrip girls basketball: Scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in a 56-43 victory over Jefferson in the Class B state title game.

Madeline Heggem, Roy-Winifred girls basketball: Scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in a 48-40 victory over Box Elder in the Class C title game, completing the Outlaws' perfect 27-0 season.