Mavericks top Muckers

The Butte Muckers fell to 0-3 on their tournament Saturday night, falling 13-5 to the Missoula Mavericks B on Miners Field at 3 Legends Stadium. (Boxscore)

The Muckers will play at least one more game on Tuesday. The Butte team is hoping for two.

Butte will take on the Gallatin Valley Posse at 9 am. Sunday. The Muckers likely need a win to get into one of the seed games that follow.

Missoula built a 7-4 lead after two innings. After extending the lead to 8-4 with a run in the top of the fourth, the Mavs broke it open with five runs in the fifth.

The Muckers responded with a run in the fifth, but the game was called by the tournament time limit.

Kevin Donaldson and Quinn Cox tripled to lead the Miners. Trey Hansen and Sean Ossello doubled. Hansen also added a single while driving in three runs.

Anthony Knott and Jakob Nielsen added singles for the home team. Mike McGivern worked a pair of walks.

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