BOZEMAN — Butte High’s Aidan Amtmann and Kaitlyn Vetter have one more high school tennis tournament together.
The Bulldog duo placed fourth in the Southern AA Divisional tournament Friday, securing a spot in next week’s Class AA State tournament in Great Falls.
The trip is the second in a row for the teammates. Vetter is a senior, while Amtmann is a junior.
Saturday, they beat Helena’s Alicia and Dani Norling in a 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 battle to secure the spot at State.
The Butte team fell to Kayla Ryan and Jessica Simkins of Bozeman in the battle for third place. Earlier in the day, they fell to eventual doubles champion Zoe Lindrgam and Madi Pederson of Bozeman.
Amtmann and Vetter are the only Bulldog tennis players to advance from the divisional tournament.
Sierra McGinnis and McKaul Ori fell to Ryan and Simkins in the consolation semifinals on Friday. Singles players Ali Dean and Molly Nelson dropped out in consolation play on Friday.
Boys’ doubles players Kody Lane and Tucker Reilly, and Levin Mullaney and David Starceivch suffered the same fate. The same can be said of singles player Andy Kelly.
The Bulldog girls placed second in the tournament that included Bozeman and Helena High. Butte High placed third. Bozeman won both team titles.
Team points — Bozeman 48, Helena 40, Butte 6
Layne Ryerson, Helena def. Sam Anderson, Helena 6-1, 6-1
Sam Anderson, Helena def. Jake Martel, Boz 6-0, 6-0
L. Ryerson def. Lennart Mueller, Boz 6-2, 6-0
Lennart Mueller, Boz def. Phillip Catlin, Boz 6-4, 6-3
Catlin def. Martel 6-3, 6-0
Mueller def. Garrett Ryerson, Helena 6-4, 6-1
Catlin def. Jack Williams, Helena 6-0, 6-2
G. Ryerson def. Andy Kelly, Butte 6-3, 6-2
Andrew Hance/Robbie Pike, Boz def. Oliver Carr/Colton Litle, Boz 6-0, 3-6, 6-4
Carr/Litle, Boz def. Colter Fretwell/James Williams, Boz 6-0, 3-6, 6-1
Hance/Pike def. Ethan Gilleran/Anthony Starke, Helena 6-4, 6-2
Gilleran/Starke def. Fretwell/Williams 6-4, 7-5
Gilleran/Starke def. Jacob Lounder/Conner Martin, Boz 6-7 (3), 6-1, 6-1
Fretwell/Williams def. Harris/Thompson 6-3, 7-5
Lounder/Martin, def. Kody Lane/Tucker Reilly, Butte 7-5, 6-4
Harris/Thompson def. Levin Mullaney/David Starcevich, Butte 6-0, 6-0
Team points — Bozeman 68, Butte 15, Helena 13
Christine Olivo, Boz def. Madi Shea, Boz 6-0, 6-1
Shea, def. Lane O’Donnell, Boz 6-0, 6-1
Olivo, def. Ashley Battershell-Corson, Helena 6-3, 6-0
Leo Barton, Boz def. O’Donnell 6-2, 6-2
Barton def. Battershell-Corson 6-1, 6-1
O’Donnell def. Ali Dean, Butte 6-3, 6-1
Leo Barton, Boz def. Molly Nelson, Butte 6-0, 6-3
Dean def. Madi Sherting, Helena 7-5, 6-4
Zoe Lindgren/Madi Pederson, Boz def. Sophie Allen/Renae Ockford, Boz 2-6, 6-1, 6-1
Allen/Ockford, Boz def. Kyla Ryan/Jessica Simikins, Boz 6-1, 6-2
Lindgren/Pederson, Boz def. Aidan Amtmann/Kaitlyn Vetter, Butte 6-0, 6-0
Kyla Ryan/Jessica Simkins, Boz def. Aidan Amtmann/Kaitlyn Vetter, Butte 6-1, 6-4
Amtmann/Vetter def. Alicia Norling/Dani Norling, Helena 7-5, 3-6, 6-3
Ryan/Simkins def. Sierra McGinnis/McKaul Ori, Butte 6-0, 6-2
Norling/Norling def. Tatiana Caine/Maggie Russell, Boz 7-6 (3), 6-4
McGinnis/Ori def. Shelby Pugh/Jenna Starke 7-5, 4-6, 6-3