Balanced Maroons roll to 80-47 win at Stevi

Balanced Maroons roll to 80-47 win at Stevi
Butte Central's Dylan Sestrich passes the ball Saturday in Stevensville. (Shelly Davis photo)

STEVENSVILLE — Five Maroons scored in double figures Saturday, and Butte Central’s boys’ basketball team rolled to an 80-47 victory over Stevensville.

The victory ran BC’s record to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in Southwestern A play.

Cade Holter paced the Maroons with 16 points in a game that saw the Maroons outscore Stevi 53-29 in the second half. The Maroons led 27-18 at halftime.

Dylan Sestrich scored 12 points, while Luke Heaphy, Braden Harrington and Trevor Neumann each netted 11 points. Heaphy tossed in three of BC’s eight 3-pointers.

Gator Yelenich added eight points, while Aaron Richards scored seven in the win. BC got two apiece from Jared Simkins and Thomas McGree.

Ryan Wahl, Egan Lester and Bryan Holland also saw time for BC.

Colby Meeds hit 14 of 18 free throws and scored 18 points to lead the Yellowjackets, who scored 21 points from the stripe. Logan Roth scored 11.

The Maroons will play their first home game Tuesday when BC hosts Belgrade in a non-conference doubleheader.

BUTTE CENTRAL (4-0, 2-0) — Luke Heaphy 3 2-4 11, Braden Harrington 5 0-2 9, Gator Yelenich 3 1-2 8, Cade Holter 6 3-9 16, Aaron Richards 3 1-1 7, Jared Simkins 1 0-2 2, Dylan Sestrich 5 1-1 12, Trevor Neumann 2 6-6 11, Ryan Wahl 0 00 0, Thomas McGree 1 0-2 2, Egan Lestern 0 0-0 0, Bryan Holland 0 0-0 0. Totals 29 14-27 47.
STEVENSVILLE — Colby Meeds 2 14-18 18, Logan Roth 3 3-4 11, Tanner Pendergast 1 2-2 5, Jaren Gum 0 0-0 0, Kellen Jones 0 0-0 0, Devlin Sherman 2 3-4 11, Ivan Yazvack 0 2-2 2, Gavin Beeton 2 0-0 6, Riley Rust 1 0-0 3. Totals 10 21-26 47.
Butte Central             11        16        25        28 — 80
Stevensville                 5          13        13        16 — 47

3-point goals — BC 8 (Heaphy 3, Harrington, Sestrich, Yelenich, Neumann, Holter), Stevi 6 (Roth 2, Beeton 2, Pendergast, Rust). Fouls — BC 24, Stevi 25. Fouled out — none. Technicals — none.



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