Maroons drop two at Frenchtown tournament

Maroons drop two at Frenchtown tournament

FRENCHTOWN — Butte Central went 0-2 on the first day of the two-day Frenchtown softball tournament Friday.

The Maroons saw a rally come up short in an 8-5 loss to Libby before falling 11-1 to Frenchtown. The game against Frenchtown counted in Southwestern A standings. The other three games of the tournament are non-conference.

Central will play Browning at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. They then close the tournament with a 3:30 p.m. game against Ronan.

Frenchtown 11, Butte Centra 1
The Maroons fell to 2-2 in conference play in the game that was called after five innings by the 10-run rule.

Sadie Smith held the Maroons to five singles. She struck out four and did not walk a batter. Cassidy Bagnell went 3 for 3 from the leadoff spot to lead the Frenchtown offense.

Maci Reopelle singled and scored on a Mia Keeley single for BC’s only run. Brenna Foley, Maddi Kump and Jaeden Berger also hit singles for the Maroons.

Butte Central            000  10 —   1    5   6
Frenchtown               123  32 — 11  10   0
Maddi Kump an Mia Keeley; Smith and Beatty. W — Smith. L — Kump.
BUTTE CENTRAL (3-6, 2-2) — Brooke Badovinac 0-2, Brenna Foley 1-2, Maci Reopelle 1-2, Kump 1-2, Keeley 1-2, Maggie Stimatz 0-2, Jaeden Berger 1-2, Renee Creekmore 0-2, Katrhyn Lalicker 0-2.
FRENCHTOWN — Bagnell 3-4, Smith 1-3, Eggers 1-2, Miotke 2-2, Ashby 1-3, Hodge 0-3, Faulhaber 0-2, Gudin 1-1, Beatty 0-2, Long 1-3.
BC RBIs — Keeley.

Libby 8, Butte Central 5
The Maroons scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning, but the rally was not enough.

Libby led 4-1 before extending the lead to 8-1 with four in the top of the seventh.

Brooke Badovinac and Katheryn Lalicker each smacked a pair of hits to lead the Maroons. Foley, Reopelle, Keelie, Maggie Stimatz and Renee Creekmore each added one.

Stimatz, Keeley, Kump and Reopelle drove in runs for BC.

Libby                          002  101  4 — 8  10  1
Butte Central             100  000  4 — 5   9   3

Monro and Crawford; Maci Reopelle and Mia Keeley. W — Monro. L — Reopelle.
LIBBY — Benson 1-2, Thomas 0-3, McElmurry 2-4, Monro 1-4, Baehmler 1-4, Crawford 3-4, White 0-4, James 1-3, Rustad 1-2.
BUTTE CENTRAL (3-5) — Brooke Badovinac 2-4, Brenna Foley 1-4, Reopelle 1-2, Maddi Kump 0-3, Keeley 1-3, Maggie Stimatz 1-3, Jaeden Berger 0-4, Renee Creekmore 1-2, Kathryn Lalicker 2-3.
3B — McElmurry. 2B — James. BC RBIs — Stimatz, Keeley, Kump, Reopelle.



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