DEVILS LAKE, N.D. — The Dawson Community College baseball team, which includes three players from Butte, won the Mon-Dak Conference Tournament over the weekend.
The Buccaneers (25-18), who entered the tournament as the No. 2 seed, beat Bismarck State College 11-8 in Sunday’s championship game. Dawson will host the Region XIII Tournament Friday and Saturday in Glendive.
Dawson beat Williston College 16-7 on Saturday. The Bucs beat Bismark 11-1 on Friday.
Butte players on the Dawson roster are freshman pitcher and second baseman Nate LeProwse, freshman pitcher and third baseman Kilian O’Leary, and sophomore pitcher and catcher Ty Harney.
LeProwse picked up the victory on the mound in the championship game, while O’Leary had a multi-hit game in the win. Stats for the title game are not available online.
The winner of the Region XIII Tournament will advance to the NJCAA National tournament.
LeProwse will return to Butte to play a final season for the Butte Miners once the college season ends.