Butte High JV pounds Hellgate JV in softball

Mattie Stepan and Kaylie Jaksha ripped two hits apiece as the Butte High junior varsity no-hit the Missoula Hellgate JV 16-1 Thursday in a high school girls’ softball game at Stodden Park.
Gracie Jonart also had an RBI for Butte High. She and Ryann Phillips each drilled a hit. Stepan stung Hellgate pitching for two hits, including a double.
Sophie Radcliffe and Allie Becker both singled.
Ally Godbout struck out five batters in two innings for Butte, combining on the pitching win with Kendallyn Schad and Reese Johnson.
Keeley Johnston drew two walks from Hellgate pitching in the game shortened to three innings by the 15-run difference rule.
Hellgate pitcher Kaylie Moe struck out four batters.