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Bulldogs send two doubles teams to State tennis

BOZEMAN — The high school tennis season will live on for two Butte High doubles teams.

Seniors McKaul Ori and Sierra McGinnis placed second in doubles at the Southern AA Divisional tennis tournament. Sophomore Brett Bentley and senior Tyler Reilly teamed to take fourth place in the boys’ side.

The two-day tournament wrapped up inside Friday on the inside courts at Montana State University. The top four doubles teams and singles players advance to the Class AA State tournament, which begins Thursday in Helena.

“I would have liked to have gotten a few more, but we did really good,” Butte High coach Mavis Bentley said. “They all hustled and played really well.”

Ori and McGinnis picked up a semifinals victory Friday before falling in the championship match.

Bentley and Reilly fell in the semifinals before bouncing back to knock off Butte High teammates Tyler Ossello and Seth Jaksha in the consolation semifinals.

Ossello and Jaksha bowed out after winning a quarterfinal consolation match earlier in the day.

Bentley said even her players who won’t go to State went down swinging.

In boys’ singles, Levin Mullaney and Blake Casagranda each fell in their consolation quarterfinal matches Friday morning.

On the girls’ side, Hannah Amtmann and Molly Nelson went down fighting. Amtmann went 1-1 Friday, while Nelson lost her first match, a 6-4, 6-3 battle to Bozeman’s Ashley Mineau.

“She played so well,” coach Bentley said of Nelson.

Carlee Johnson and Sydney Jennings bowed out in the consolation quarterfinals.

Bentley said her two remaining teams will be ready to go for the State tournament.

“We’re going to start working hard this week and hope the best,” she said.

Southern AA Divisional
Friday
at Montana State

GIRLS
Team Scores

Bozeman 57; Helena Capital 26; Butte 18
Singles
Semifinals

Zoe Lindgren, Boz., def. Brooklyn Mailey, Boz., 6-3, 6-3; Hannah Haas, HC, def. Karissa Tu, Boz., 3-6, 6-2 (6)
Final
Zoe Lindgren, Boz., def. Hannah Haas, HC, 6-1, 6-2
Consolation quarterfinals
Hannah Amtmann, Butte, def. Miranda Bragg, HC, 6-3, 6-2; Ashley Mineau, Boz., def. Molly Nelson, Butte, 6-4, 6-3
Consolation semifinals
Karissa Tu, Boz., def. Hannah Amtmann, Butte, 6-3, 6-2; Ashley Mineau, Boz., def. Brooklyn Mailey, Boz., 7-5, 7-6 (6)
Consolation final
Karissa Tu, Boz., def. Ashley Mineau, Boz., 7-5, 6-4
Doubles
Semifinals

Allen/Shea, Boz., def. Martel/Brauch, Boz., 6-3, 6-3; Ori/McGinnis, Butte, def. Swenson/Reddig, HC, 6-2, 6-2
Final
Allen/Shea, Boz., def. Ori/McGinnis, Butte, 6-1, 6-0
Consolation quarterfinals
Powers/Powers, HC, def. Johnson/Jennings, Butte, 6-3, 7-6 (3); Hays/Linkenbach, Boz., def. Peterson/Mercado-Stroup, Boz., 7-5, 6-2
Consolation semifinals
Swenson/Reddig, HC, def. Powers/Powers, HC, 4-6, 7-5 (8); Hays/Linkenbach, Boz., def. Martel/Brauch, Boz., 6-4, 7-6 (5)
Consolation final
Swenson/Reddig, HC, def. Hays/Linkenbach, Boz., 6-4, 7-6 (4)
BOYS
Team scores

Bozeman 62; Helena Capital 24; Butte 12
Singles
Semifinals
Marcos Zelver, Boz., def. Ethan Hanley, Boz., 6-2, 6-3; Noah Strizich, HC, def. Colter Fretwell, Boz., 6-3, 7-6 (3)
Final
Marcos Zelver, Boz., def. Noah Strizich, HC, 6-3, 6-4
Consolation quarterfinals
Alex Hanson, HC, def. Levin Mullaney, Butte, 6-3, 6-3; Logan Derby, Boz., def. Blake Casagranda, Butte, 6-2, 6-2
Consolation semifinals
Colter Fretwell, Boz., def. Alex Hanson, HC, 6-2, 6-3; Logan Derby, Boz., def. Ethan Hanley, Boz., 6-2, 6-2
Consolation final
Logan Derby, Boz., def. Colter Fretwell, 6-1, 6-1
Doubles
Semifinals

Williams/Hance, Boz., def. Fretwell/Pedersen, Boz., 6-2, 4-6 (2); Stagg/Bittner, Boz., def. Bentley/Reilly, Butte, 6-2, 4-6 (8)
Final
Williams/Hance, Boz., def. Stagg/Bittner, Boz., 6-2, 6-2
Consolation quarterfinals
Ossello/Jaksha, Butte, def. Lewis/Sullivan, HC, 5-7, 7-5 (7); Rehm/Dobbin, HC, def. White/Bayless, Boz., 6-2, 6-2
Consolation semifinals
Bentley/Reilly, Butte, def. Ossello/Jaksha, Butte, 6-3, 6-3; Rehm/Dobbin, HC, def. Fretwell/Pedersen, Boz., 7-5, 7-5
Consolation final
Rehm/Dobbin, HC, def. Bentley/Reilly, Butte, 6-3, 6-4



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