Little League report

Minor Baseball
Sun Rental 11, Ace Hardware 1

Sun Rental rode to victory on the bats of Gunner Reopelle (inside-the-park homerun) and Greyden O’Keefe. Colton Shea had an outstanding effort on the mound for the winners. Keegan Lince busted out the lumber for Ace Hardware with a great hit and the battery of Mitch Verlanic (pitcher) and Kendel Noctor (catcher) was outstanding.

9-10 Majors Baseball
Universal Athletic (Northwest) 8, Pioneer Technical 7
In what may have been the most thrilling 9-10 game of the year, Pioneer Technical posted a 2-out, 2-run rally to tie the game in the bottom of the sixth. Ethan Cunningham’s two hits, Tyse Powers’ defense and the relief pitching of Jack Keeley all aided in the comeback. But Mason Pennell led off the 7th with a hard single and scored the eventual winning run as Derek Dunmire struck out the side in the final frame to send Pioneer to their first loss of the season. Trey Hansen hurled four no-hit innings for UAS who also received hits from Holt Downey and Braydon Pierce.

Montana Broom and Brush 11, Pepsi 10
Broom and Brush held off a late rally from Pepsi to remain undefeated. The comeback attempt was lead by the hitting of Eric Schultz and Cameron Medina, Kaleb Garner pitched an excellent game. MBB built their early lead on the hustle of Will Fitzpatrick and the bats of Gavin Trudgeon and Austin Shabel.

Pepsi 10, Dennehy Flooring 1
Cameron Tobiness pitched an outstanding game striking out ten batters. His performance was backed by Eric Shultz (two singles) and Kaleb Garner (single). No game log was reported by Dennehy Flooring.

Pepsi 16, Deer Lodge Humbolt Logging 5
Pepsi received two hits from Cameron Medina and Kaleb Garner. The consistent pitching of Cameron Tobiness helped propel his team to a big win. No game log was reported by Deer Lodge Humbolt Logging.

Universal Athletic (Northwest) 25, Universal Athletic (Anaconda) 6
The offensive onslaught for Northwest was led by Trey Hansen (3 hits), Derek Dunmire (3 hits) and inside-the-park homeruns by both Ryder Hettick and Kennedy Long. Jeremiah LaPier shut down the opposition for four innings giving up only two hits. No game log was reported by UAS Anaconda.

Montana Broom and Brush 9, Hanging Five 5
Grady “Tuff” Winston gave his team three strong innings on the mound, Aidan Ossello doubled and Keytahn Riddle had himself a couple good at-bats for MBB. Hanging Five was helped by the defense of Ben Tierney, the hustle of Kylan Brulla and Mason Armstrong’s six “K’s”.

Dennehy Flooring 1, Glacier Bank 4
Rye Doherty recorded the win with a great game on “the bump” and he got a little defensive help from his friends Cade Corcoran who made an unbelievable stop at 3rd while Hunter Hotalen was a brick wall behind the plate. No game log was reported by Dennehy Flooring.

McGree Trucking 5, Universal Athletic (Northwest) 2
In a good old fashion pitchers duel Kale McDonald pitched a complete game two-hitter for McGree outlasting Universal’s Kennedy Long. Matthew Fury and Braydon Pierce had good at-bats for UAS. But it wasn’t enough thanks to McDonald, the great defense of Tyson Zeren and grinding at-bats by Liam Kindt.

Front Street Station 6, Glacier Bank 5
Bo Demarais picked up the win with three shutout inning for Front Street. But there was some offense too, Kolbe Lamme was a homer short of the cycle and Dougie Peoples went 3-3 with two doubles, he also blasted a game winning homerun. The pitching of Rye Doherty, defense of Mikey O’Dell (1st) and Breyer Frey (LF) weren’t enough to hold Glacier down.

11-12 Majors Baseball
Photostars 5, Royse’s 4
Andrew Booth scored the game winning run in walk-off fashion to knock off unbeaten Royse’s 5-4. Booth also had three hits including a inside-the-park homerun, Hayden Allen also scored two runs. Peyton Hettick’s RBI triple, Kaden Hennessey’s hustle on the base paths and Connor St. Pierre’s two hits led Royse’s.

Yates Bodyshop 12, Lisac’s 5
The bats of Eric Hart and Carson Barry did the damage for Yates while the pitching of Kenley Leary held opposing batters down. Wolfgang Doty-Basel pitched well, Tucker Fullton and Bryan Holland both had hits for Lisac’s.

Lisac’s 4, Photostars 3
Bode Jensen put the fire out for Lisac’s in the final frame with their 4-3 win at Northwest over Photostars. Jensen also contributed with his bat blasting a homerun, Tanner Compton also doubled for the winning team. Andrew Booth’s 15 strikeouts and Jacob Olsen’s solo homer weren’t enough for Photostars to bring home the “W”.

9-10 Softball
Galle Plumbing 10, PJ Trophy 0
PJ’s received good at-bats from Kendyllen Lean, Katheryn Lalicker and Natile Stalker who reached base several times. Izzy Carpenter also had a base hit and played well defensively. No game log was reported by Galle Plumbing.

R&R Electric vs Montana Standard

Creedyn Crawshaw smacked the ball hard and Isabelle Wonnocott played amazing at catcher for The Standard. No game log was reported by R&R Electric.

Wayrynen Richards vs Royce CP
In an unbelievable show of power Wayrynen Richards received home runs from Keeley Janecke, Hayden Kuper and Chasen Nashelm. No game log was reported by Royce CP.

Montana Standard vs Rainbow Photo
According to reports, Addisyn Lambrecht defiantly has a career as a pitcher in front of her, Braydin Kissell hit like a pro and Kashton Suttey played picture perfect defense for Rainbow Photo. Brendan Struznik, Lola Bradley and James Scarberry were the gold “Standard” defensively.

Rainbow Photo vs R&R Electric
Carson Hanon and Aiden Williamson both had two hard hits while Sophia Doto had a great game catching. No game log was reported by R&R Electric.

— Little League reports compiled by Dave Dunmire