Big second half carries Butte High girls past Senior

Big second half carries Butte High girls past Senior

BILLINGS — Butte High’s girls basketball team quickly got back in the win column Friday night.

The Bulldogs caught a hot hand in the second half, overcoming a 26-24 halftime deficit for a 61-44 Eastern AA win over Billings Senior. The win was the ninth in the last 10 games for the Bulldogs (10-3 overall, 7-1 in conference).

Butte High outscored Senior 20-11 in the third quarter before putting the game away with an 17-9 edge in the fourth.

Butte High senior guard Ally Cleverly hit three 3-pointers and scored a season-high 23 points in the victory She was one of three Bulldog seniors in double figures.

Brittney Tierney drained four 3-pointers and scored 12 points, while Aspen Lovshin sank two threes and scored 12 points.

Makenna Carpenter and Haley Herron each scored six points for Butte High. Justise Birkenbuel also contributed in the win.

Lily Johnson scored 10 points to pace the Broncs (4-8, 3-3). Jensen Keller scored nine, while Bri McCauley and Allie Ostermiller each scored seven.

Next up for Butte High is Thursday showdown with Butte Central at the Butte Civic Center.

BUTTE HIGH (10-3, 7-1) — Aspen Lovshin 4 2-2 12, Makenna Carpenter 3 0-0 6, Justise Birkenbuel 0 0-0 0, Ally Cleverly 9 2-4 23, Haley Herron 3 0-0 6, Brittney Tierney 4 2-4 14. Totals 23 6-10 61.
BILLINGS SENIOR (4-8, 3-3) — Jensen Keller 4 0-2 9, Bri McCauley 2 2-3 7, Brenna Linse 3 0-0 6, Bailey King 2 1-4 3, Allie Ostermiller 1 4-4 7, Lily Johnson 5 0-0 10, Oliva LaBeau 0 0-1 0. Totals 17 7-13 44.
Butte High                  14        10        20        17 — 61
Billings Senior           11        15        11          9 — 44

3-point goals — Butte 9 (Tierney 4, Cleverly 3, Lovshin 2), Senior 3 (Keller, McCauley, Ostermiller). Fouls — Butte 18, Senior 14. Fouled out — Herron.



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