The Butte Central Maroons kicked off their season this weekend as they traveled to do battle with East Helena, in what was an exciting game and saw Butte Central fall just shy in the opener in a 39-38 loss.
Butte Central was led by senior Mollie Drew who led the way for the Lady Maroons with 19 points. Teammate Kathryn Lalicker and Kenzie McQueary each had 6 to help Drew. Arika Stajcar tossed in 4 and Ali Stajcar chipped in 3 for Butte Central.
East Helena was led by Dymon Root who had 16 points in the victory. Butte Central will face Fergus December 8th in Frenchtown at the Tip Off Tournament.