Dogs look to tame Wolfpack in first conference tilt of the new season

Butte High Bulldogs (1-1, 0-0) VS Glacier Wolfpack (2-0, 0-0). The Butte High Bulldogs will kick off conference play this week at Historic Naranche Stadium Friday night at 7PM.

They will be taking on the Glacier Wolfpack who are 2-0 on the season. In both of the Wolfpacks 2 non-conference games they have only been scored on once and that was last week against Billings Senior, they have scored 93 points offensively, in large part because of Soph QB Jackson Presley who on the year has completed 35 of 47 attempts for 502 yards 6 touchdowns, 4 of which came last week against Senior and 0 interceptions.

The Bulldogs look to come in after facing one of the best in the Eastern AA in the Bozeman Hawks last week in their 39-15 loss. The game got away in the second half from Butte High, and they will look to turn that around this week. Senior linebacker Adien Cuchine leads the Dogs with 8.5 tackles per game followed closely by Nolan Casey right at 8.5 a game.

SR Grady WInston soars for the ball to help down Bozeman on their own 1-yard line after a Cayde Stajcar punt. (John Robbins photo for Butte Sports.)

Senior Rueso Batterman is averaging 75 yards a game on 9 catches totaling 16.7 YPC while Sophomore Hudson Luedtke has caught 12 balls for 129 yards with an average of 10.8 yards a catch and 1 touchdown. Butte High has thrown the ball 71 times this season and racked up over 530 yards of offense and 726 all-purpose yards.

SR Rueso Batterman snags one of his catches Friday night against the Hawks. (Butte Sports file Photo.)

Butte High will look to come together as a unit and put together a full game performance for the first time this season in all three phases of the game led by their Senior QB, Bo Demarais who has thrown for 486 yards so far this season as Karsen McKwen and Trey Hansen lead the Bulldog backfield.

We asked coach Grey what he looked for most out of his team to bounce back from last week’s loss to Bozeman, “We challenged them to show some grit and play one play at a time.”

It’s sure to be a clash as always on the historic gridiron of Naranche stadium in Historic Uptown Butte, It’s also Little Guy Football Night. Kids playing 4-6th grade will get in free by wearing their Little Guy Football jerseys. They will also get to storm the field and get recognized; it means the world to these kids so be sure to be loud and let them know you’re there see you Friday Night!

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