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Manhattan allowed just four points in the first half as the No. 6-seeded Tigers defeated No. 5 Three Forks 48-30 in a District 5B loser-out game Friday night.

The Tigers led 11-2 after the first quarter and 25-4 at intermission. Though the Wolves outscored the Tigers 26-23 after that point, Manhattan held on for a win.

Olleca Severson led the Tigers with 21 points, which were all scored in the first three quarters. Sophie Duffin added eight points for Manhattan.

Ashlyn Swenson made three 3-pointers to lead the Wolves with 13 points.

Manhattan will play for third place in the district tournament at Jefferson on Saturday.

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Colton Pool can be reached at or 406-582-2690. Follow him on Twitter @CPoolReporter.