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Miners open season with sweep in Bitterroot

FLORENCE — The Butte Miners opened the 2016 baseball season in style Sunday.

The Butte Class AA American Legion Baseball team swept the Bitterroot Bucks in a non-conference doubleheader. Butte won the opener 12-5 before completing the sweep with a 12-7 win in extra innings.

The games were a makeup of last Sunday’s rainouts. Next up for the Miners Is next Saturday’s home doubleheader with the Helena Senators.

Game 1
Butte Miners 12, Bitterroot Bucs 5
Quin Summers tripled, while Trey Berger and Braxton Henningsen doubled to lead Butte’s 11-hit attack in the opener.

Trey Hoagland went 3 for 4 with a pair of runs batted in, and Berger drove in three. Logan Lafromboise and Justin Summers added a pair of hits, while Renzy Doherty added one.

Hoagland struck out five and walked one in four innings to pick up the win. He scattered five hits. Kobe Doherty pitched three innings to close out the game.

Alex Gavlak doubled and singled, while Bo Zeiler and Brendan Bailey each hit two singles to lead the Bucs.

BUTTE MINERS         AB  R  H BI  BITTERROOT BUCS      AB  R  H BI
Renzy Doherty         2  1  1  1  Bo Zeiler             5  1  2  1  
Zach Hart             4  1  0  0  Drue McCawley         5  0  0  0  
Trey Hoagland         4  3  3  2  Jake Finley           3  0  0  0  
Braxton Henningsen    2  2  1  1   Jd Kay               1  0  1  1  
Quin Summers          5  2  1  2  Rees LeSoine          4  1  1  1  
Trey Berger           4  2  1  3  Jacob Scully          3  0  1  1  
Kash Kelly            3  0  0  1  Braxton McCullough    2  1  0  0  
 Kobe Doherty         2  0  0  0  Brendan Bailey        3  0  2  0  
Logan Lafromboise     4  0  2  0  Alec Wells            4  1  1  0  
Justin Summers        3  1  2  1  Alex Gavlak           4  1  2  1  
TOTALS               33 12 11 11  TOTALS               34  5 10  5
BUTTE MINERS                  510 402 0 -- 12 
BITTERROOT BUCS               200 001 2 -- 5  
LOB--BUTTE MINERS 11, BITTERROOT BUCS 12. ERR--Quin Summers,
Trey Berger (3), Braxton Henningsen, Jake Finley, Bo Zeiler.
2B--Trey Berger, Braxton Henningsen, Alex Gavlak. 3B--Quin
Summers. HBP--Trey Hoagland, Justin Summers, Braxton
Henningsen, Braxton McCullough, Brendan Bailey. SB--Trey
Hoagland (2), Rees LeSoine, Bo Zeiler.
 BUTTE MINERS                    IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO   HR
Trey Hoagland (W)              4.00    5    2    0    1    5    0
Kobe Doherty                   3.00    5    3    3    1    1    0
 BITTERROOT BUCS            
Jacob Scully (L)               1.00    3    6    1    5    1    0
Alec Wells                     3.00    3    4    4    2    0    0
Braxton McCullough             1.67    3    2    2    1    0    0
Jd Kay                         1.33    2    0    0    0    1    0
PB--Drue McCawley. WP--Kobe Doherty, Alec Wells, Jd Kay.
SO--Quin Summers, Kobe Doherty, Braxton McCullough (2), Alec
Wells, Rees LeSoine, Alex Gavlak, Drue McCawley. BB--Logan
Lafromboise, Renzy Doherty (3), Zach Hart, Trey Berger,
Braxton Henningson (2), Braxton McCullough, Jacob Scully.

Game 2
Butte Miners 12, Bitterroot Bucks 7 (10 innings)
Hoagland hit a three-run triple to highlight a five-run 1oth inning as the Miners completed the sweep in the game scheduled for seven innings.

Renzy Doherty poked three hits in the win, including a double. Henningsen added a double and a single. Zach Hart, Dyllan Lane and Quin and Justin Summers each added a single in the victory.

Hart pitched five innings in relief to get the win. Starter Trey Berger fanned five and walked two in four innings.

Zeiler went 4 for 5 with a double to lead the Bucs.

BUTTE MINERS         AB  R  H BI  BITTERROOT BUCS      AB  R  H BI
Renzy Doherty         6  3  3  1  Bo Zeiler             5  2  4  0  
Zach Hart             6  2  1  1  Braxton McCullough    3  1  0  1  
Trey Hoagland         4  2  1  4  Jake Finley           5  0  1  2  
Braxton Henningsen    6  1  2  2  Rees LeSoine          3  1  0  0  
Dyllan Lane           3  0  1  0  Jacob Scully          5  0  0  0  
 Quin Summers         3  0  1  0  Liam Lecoure          3  0  0  0  
Logan Lafromboise     1  0  0  0  Brendan Bailey        4  0  0  1  
 Tyler Osello         2  0  0  0  Alex Gavlak           4  1  1  0  
Kash Kelly            2  1  0  0  Drue McCawley         2  2  0  0  
Ryan Schultz          5  2  0  0                                    
Justin Summers        4  1  1  1                                    
TOTALS               42 12 10  9  TOTALS               34  7  6  4
BUTTE MINERS                  001 113 100 5 -- 12 
BITTERROOT BUCS               102 031 000 0 -- 7  
LOB--BUTTE MINERS 17, BITTERROOT BUCS 4. ERR--Rees LeSoine,
Liam Lecoure, Bo Zeiler (2). 2B--Renzy Doherty, Braxton
Henningsen, Jake Finley, Bo Zeiler. 3B--Trey Hoagland.
HBP--Quin Summers, Rees LeSoine (2), Drue McCawley.
SACB--Braxton McCullough. SB--Trey Hoagland, Ryan Schultz,
Braxton Henningson, Braxton McCullough, Alex Gavlak, Bo
Zeiler.
 BUTTE MINERS                    IP    H    R   ER   BB   SO   HR
Trey Berger                    4.00    2    3    3    2    5    0
Quin Summers                   1.00    2    3    3    0    0    0
Zach Hart (W)                  5.00    2    1    1    1    2    0
 BITTERROOT BUCS            
Liam Lecoure                   4.00    3    2    1    4    6    0
Jake Finley                    1.33    3    4    2    3    0    0
Nathan Binder                  0.67    0    0    0    1    0    0
Alex Gavlak (L)                4.00    4    6    1    8    2    0
WP--Trey Berger, Nathan Binder, Jake Finley (3), Alex Gavlak
(4), Liam Lecoure (2). SO--Logan Lafromboise, Quin Summers,
Trey Hoagland, Renzy Doherty, Zach Hart, Justin Summers,
Braxton Henningson (2), Jake Finley, Rees LeSoine, Brendan
Bailey, Liam Lecoure (3), Drue McCawley. BB--Logan
Lafromboise, Trey Hoagland (3), Renzy Doherty, Zach Hart,
Tyler Osello (2), Kash Kelly (4), Justin Summers (2), Ryan
Schultz, Braxton Henningson, Braxton McCullough, Liam
Lecoure, Drue McCawley.


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