Thompson used a 28-10 advantage at the free-throw line Thursday to beat New Town 58-52 in the opening round of the North Dakota girls Class B basketball tournament.
Karleigh Weber posted 18 points and a team-high eight rebounds for the Tommies (24-2).
Shannon Galegher led Thompson in free throws, going 8 for 8 from the line. She shot 3 for 4 from the field to finish with 14 points.
Thompson outscored New Town 35-20 in the second half after trailing by nine at the break.
New Town was led by Taylor McGrady with 16 points. Mia Wilkinson added 13 points and grabbed eight boards, two shy of the team leader Jaye Two Bears' 11.