HELENA — Saturday was a case of better late than never for the Butte High junior varsity softball team.
The Bulldogs erupted for 11 runs in the top of the seventh inning to post a 14-8 victory over Helena High. The win rolled Butte’s record to 4-0. (Boxscore)
Madisyn Swanson homered and drove in three runs to lead the Butte High offense in the victory. Brityn Stewart went 2 for 4 with two doubles, two RBIs and three runs scored from the leadoff spot.
Taylor Drakos singled and drove in two runs, and Gracie Ferriter and Hailey Skeel each hit singles for two RBIs.
Ashby Lee pitched four innings of relief to get the victory. Starter Kamber Leary fanned six batters in three innings of work.
Kylee Gardipee tripled, and Ashley Koenig drove in three runs with two singles to lead Helena.