GREAT FALLS — A tie with Great Falls Russell by the boys was the best Butte High could do on the tennis courts Friday.
The Bulldogs battled to a four-all tie with the Rustlers. Butte High, which saw extensive action on the road for the second straight day, fell 7-1 to Great Falls High.
On the girls’ side, the Bulldogs fell 5-3 to CMR and 7-1 to Great Falls High.
Erik Casagranda picked up a No. 2 singles victory for the Butte High boys against CMR. The other three wins came in doubles.
Brett Bentley and Alex Kober teamed up to win the No. 1 doubles match. Connor Stanghill and Zach Johnson won at No. 3, while John Berryman and Erik Rosa won at No. 4.
Casagranda won Butte High’s lone match in the loss to the Bison. That was also a No. 2 singles match.
Hayley Boyd, at No. 2, and Cameron Cassidy, at No. 3, won singles matches for the Butte High girls against CMR. Leah Rintala and Emmalee Hildreth won a tiebreaker for a victory at No. 3 doubles.
Maya Robins’ No. 3 straight-sets win was Butte High’s lone victory against Great Falls High.
Butte High will head to the Helena Invitational next weekend. That is the final tune up before the divisional tournament.
Butte High 4, CMR 4
Elliot Hazelip, CMR, def. Tyler Ossello 6-2, 6-2
Erik Casagranda, Butte, def. Brett Lawson 6-4, 6-4
Shane Kujala, CMR, def. Braden Loyola 6-3, 2-6, 11-9
Dustin Hassel, CMR, def. Andrew Kober 8-6
Brett Bentley/Alex Kober, Butte, def. Tyler Patrick/Kyle Korb 6-2, 6-3
Roy Muns/Leonard Ormseth, CMR, def. Dyllan Lane/Riley Walsh 7-5, 2-6, 10-8
Connor Stanghill/Zach Johnson, Butte, def. Patrick Brennan/Trevor Funseth 5-7, 6-2, 10-8
John Berryman/Erik Rosa, Butte, def. Wyatt Stalsberg/Guillernmo Chiyah 8-3
Great Falls High 7, Butte High 1
Dale Morehouse Huffman, GF, def. Tyler Ossello 6-3, 6-2
Erik Casagranda, Butte, def. Blade Massey 6-3, 7-6 (2)
Noah Nelson, GF, def. Braden Loyola, 6-3, 6-2
Andrew Davidson, GF, def. Andrew Kober, 6-1, 6-1
Tom Johnson/Taylor Lunn, GF, def. Brett Bentley/Alex Kober, 7-5, 6-1
Eric Abarr/Jamie Mitchell, GF, def. Dyllan Lane/Riley Walsh, 6-2, 7-6 (4)
Seth Dolder/Chase Perry, GF, def. Connor Stanghill-Zach Johnson, 6-1, 6-0
Sean Robinson/Hugo Richards, GF, def. John Berryman/Erik Rosa, 6-4, 6-1
Great Falls High 7, Butte High 1
Riha Koyama, GF, def. Madi Jones, 6-3, 6-3
Anna Johnson, GF, def. Hayley Boyd, 6-2, 2-6 (10-7)
Maya Robins, Butte, def. Meredith Shockley, 6-4, 6-2
Hailey Little, GF, def. Cameron Cassidy, 6-2, 7-5
Brooke Dart/Bailee Roady, GF, def. Jacee Springer/Caitlyn Sheehan, 6-2, 6-2
Emma Madsen/Stephaney Fellows, GF, def. Alyssa Cook/Ellie Kuppoda, 6-0, 6-1
Mikayla Thurston/Hanna Willis, GF, def. Leah Rintala/Emmalee Hildreth, 6-2, 6-2
Maddie Good/Delaney Leo, GF, def. Keely Pochervina/Riley Duffy, 6-1, 6-3
CMR 5, Butte High 3
Mackenzie George, CMR, def. Madi Jones 6-1, 6-2
Hayley Boyd, Butte, def. Anna Rich 6-4, 6-3
Cameron Cassidy, Butte def. Rylie Carmichael 6-1, 6-3
Madelynn Dickhoff, CMR, def. Ellie Kuoppala 8-5
Erynn Murphy/Ally Dube, CMR, def. Jacee Sprunger/Caitlyn Sheehan 6-2, 6-6 (3-7) (11-9)
Andrea Lane/Paige Kujala, CMR, def. Mayo Robins/Alyssa Cook 6-3, 6-1
Leah Rintala/Emmalee Hildreth, Butte, def. Emmalee Barnes/Emily Cappis 6-4, 6-6 (7-5)
Serena Hinjosa-Madison Hill, CMR, def. Keely Pochervina/Riley Duffy 8-6