OPHEIM, Mont. — The Nashua-Opheim girls’ basketball team is forfeiting the rest of its games this season due to a lack of players.
The announcement was made Monday on the Opheim school bulletin on the district’s webpage.
The team has an 0-14 record and is forfeiting its remaining four regular-season games.
Nashua-Opheim plays in District 3 in the Class C Eastern Division. Other teams in their district include Dodson, Frazer, Lustre Christian, Scobey and Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale. Saco athletics director Barry Malone says there will be a five-team district tournament.
MHSA Executive Director Mark Beckman said Thursday that Nashua and Opheim — northeastern Montana towns that are 60 miles apart — are dissolving the co-op and plan to have their own girls’ basketball teams next year.
This story has been corrected to show Nashua-Opheim had an 0-14 record and had four regular-season games remaining.