Butte High’s girls’ and boys’ swimming teams outpaced Helena High and Helena Capital to win a three-team virtual meet this weekend.
The Bulldogs swam Friday at the Butte Family YMCA. Helena High and Helena Capital swam Saturday in Bozeman. Each team then turned in results to a master database for the meet to be placed and scored.
The event opened a season of virtual meets for the Bulldogs.
On the girls’ side, Butte High senior Anna Trudnowski won the 200-yard individual medley. She also placed second in the 100 butterfly.
Junior Carley Trefts took third in the 200 freestyle, swimming just one second off her state time from last year. She also took second in the 500 freestyle.
Junior Kinzey Mason placed second in the 100 breaststroke and fourth in the 100 freestyle.
Trefts, Hanna Morin-Ferguson, Mason and Trudnowski won the 200 free relay. Trudnowski, Morin-Ferguson, Cora Roch and Trefts took second in the 400 freestyle relay.
Lily Jaksha, Tori Mattison, Mason and Rauch placed third in the 200 medley relay.
Junior Thadd Holdswroth finished second in the 100 butterfly and 100 breastroke for the Butte High boys. Sophomore Ladd Hutchinson took second in the 200 individual medley and fourth in the 100 breast stroke.
Senior Colby Reagon took second in the 500 free and fourth in the 50 free. Senior Evan Zander placed third in the 200 free and 100 backstroke, and sophomore Maece Garza took third in the 50 free.
Butte High’s 400 freestyle relay team of Kershaw Mellott, Jaydon Lindle, Daniel Harrington and Reagan swam to first place
Zander, Hutchinson, Holdsworth and Garza placed second in the 200 medley relay. Hutcinson, Garza, Reagan and Holdsworth placed second in the 200 freestyle relay.
Next up on the virtual schedule is the Butte Invitational. The Bulldogs have the week to swim their races.