Momentum can be fun to build on, and difficult to stop.

Hunter Thompson had a double-double (17 points, 11 rebounds), while Kyle Steger scored 21 points, and Haize Fornstrom added 12, as the defending champs from Pine Bluffs gradually pulled away from Rocky Mountain, 67-51, for their 50th straight win.

The game was tied at 16 after 1 quarter, but the Hornets outscored the Grizzlies 24-11, and 12-7 in the third and fourth quarters respectively.

Ethan Price and Lathan May scored 17 points each for RM.