Butte High girls split on Missoula courts

Butte High girls split on Missoula courts

MISSOULA — Butte High’s girls’ tennis team won one and lost one Saturday.

The Bulldogs fell 8-0 to Missoula Hellgate and knocked off Missoula Big Sky 5-3 in a pair of non-conference matches.

Butte High’s boys dropped both matches, falling 8-0 to Hellgate and 5-3 to Big Sky.

Riley Duffey, Emily Kelly, Payton Pendergast and Sevanna Challeen picked up singles wins for the Bulldog girls in the victory over Big Sky.

Sydney Doyle and Sierra Meza teamed for a doubles win.

Butte High’s boys grabbed three doubles wins in the loss to Big Sky.

Aidan Francisco and Russell Park teamed for a straight-win at No. 2, while Joe Sandoval and Declan McMahon won in straight sets at No. 3. Carsten Quam and Kolby Raiha added a straight-sets victory at No. 4.

“Emily Kelly played really well today, as did Riley Duffy against Big Sky” Butte High coach Dorothy Joyce said.

The coach also pointed to a the play of her No. 1 doubles teams on the boys’. They lost a 10-8 tiebreaker against Big Sky.

“Zach Johnson and Dillon Ferry’s match against Big Sky was very good, too,” the coach said.

Butte High is back in action next Friday against Bozeman and Belgrade in Bozeman.

Missoula Hellgate 8, Butte High 0

Hannah Walker, Hellgate, def. Riley Duffey 6-0, 6-0
Maya Nguyen, Hellgate, def. Emily Kelly 6-3, 7-6 (9-7)
Lily Wright, Hellgate, def. Payton Pendergast 6-1, 6-0
Zora Noonan, Hellgate, def. Sevanna Challeen 6-1, 6-0
Peasly/Webster, Hellgate, def. Sierra Meza/Sydney Doyle 6-0, 7-5
G. Hoppe/M. Hefferman, Hellgate, def. Aspen Lovshin/Devin Amtmann 6-2, 3-6 10-3
P. Spiedel/K. McCulloch, Hellgate, def. Kennedy Lean/Abby Kelly 6-0, 6-0
S. Geranlos/M. Kennedy-Harris, Hellgate, def. Shandelle Whelan/Maisy Taylor 6-0, 6-0

Butte High 5, Missoula Big Sky 3

Riley Duffy, Butte, def. Logan Roffins 7-7 (8-6)
Emily Kelly, Butte, def. Eloise Mitchell 6-1, 6-1
Payton Pendergast, Butte, def. Brooke Williams 6-4, 6-4
Sevanna Challeen, Butte, def. Ciashe Vaney 6-2, 7-6 (9-7)
Sydney Doyle/Sierra Meza, Butte, def. Brookie Gee/Katy Stemple 6-2, 6-2
Beth Hicks/Jaden Brinda, Big Sky, def. Aspen Lovshin/Devin Amtmann 6-4, 6-3
Nikki Sharkey/Madi McDonald, Big Sky, def. Kennedy Lean/Abby Kelly 6-4, 7-6 (7-4)
Hollin Kantz/Zoe Poindexter, Big Sky, def. Shandelle Whelan/Maisy Taylor 6-4, 2-6, 10-8

Missoula Hellgate 8, Butte High 0

Austin Mosley, Hellgate, def. Andrew Kober 6-1, 6-1
Wyatt Brown, Hellgate, def. Kellen Lean 6-0, 6-0
Hamilton Smith, Hellgate, def. Ahmed Khalil 6-0, 6-0
Aaron Young, Hellgate, def. Abe Shaw 6-1, 6-0
Henry Ledard/Henry Stahl, Hellgate, def. Dillon Ferry/Zach Johnson 6-1, 6-0
Fisher Riichardson/Soma Arens, Hellgate, def. Aidan Francisco/Russell Park 6-2, 6-3
Chris Ledard/Will Grey, Hellgate, def. Joe Sandoval/Declan McMahon 6-0, 6-0
Sam Stillsted/Eric Lund, Hellgate, def. Carsten Quam/Kolby Raiha 6-4, 6-1

Missoula Big Sky 5, Butte High 3

Liam Johnson, Big Sky, def Andrew Kober 6-0, 6-0
Jace Tollesor, Big Sky, def. Kellen Lean 6-3, 6-0
Ryan Harvey, Big Sky, def. Ahmed Khalil 6-3, 6-2
Evan Bishop, Big Sky, def. Ace Shaw 6-2, 3-6, 10-4
Kris Rosenbaum/Logan Murphy, Big Sky, def. Dillon Ferry/Zach Johnson 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 10-8
Aidan Francisco/Russell Park, Butte, def. Max Stebris/Conner Hayword 6-0, 6-0
Joe Sandoval/Declan McMahon, Butte, def. Aydan Purch/Tanner Brown 6-0, 6-0
Carsten Quam/Kolby Raiha, Butte, def. n/a 6-2, 6-3

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