Butte High’s swimming team will finally get a live look at the competition Friday.
After a season swimming virtual meets in the Butte Family YMCA, the Bulldogs will head to Great Falls Friday for the Class AA State swimming meet.
Action begins at 8 a.m. at the Great Falls High pool for Butte High’s first meet against in-person competition since February of 2020.
Coach Lynn Shrader’s Bulldogs qualified 14 swimmers — seven boys and seven girls — for the meet.
Seniors Anna Trudnowski, Hannah Morin-Ferguson and Tori Matteson will swim for Butte High’s girls, along with juniors Kinzie Mason and Carley Trefts, sophomore Alex Kovnesky and freshman Lily Jaksha.
On the boys’ side, seniors Colby Regan and Laydon Lider, junior Thad Holdsworth, sophomores Maece Garza, Daniel Harrington and Ladd Hutchinson and freshman Kershaw Mellott will compete for the Bulldogs.