Saturday’s Hot Ticket

Prep Boys’ Basketball
Butte High at Great Falls High, 4:30 p.m.
The Bulldogs (2-9, 1-4) hit the road looking to stop a five-game losing streak. Butte High beat Great Falls High 46-41 in an Eastern AA game Jan. 3 in Butte. Dallas Cook scored 21 points in that win. The Bison (7-6, 1-3) beat Havre 51-32 Thursday night.

Butte Central at Hamilton, 4 p.m.
The Maroons (8-4, 4-2) look for the season sweep of the Broncs (3-7, 2-3) in the Southwestern A game. Butte Central beat Hamilton 54-41 Dec. 18 in Butte. Brady Tippett (14.5 ppg) and Nate Bolstad (11.0) average in double figures to lead a balanced BC attack.

Prep Girls’ Basketball
Great Falls High at Butte High, 4:30 p.m.

Butte High (9-2, 4-1) is looking for its sixth straight win in the game at the Butte Civic Center. The Bulldogs haven’t lost since falling in overtime to the Bison (10-2, 4-0) Jan. 3. Hattie Thatcher scored 31 points to lead Butte High to a win at Great Falls Russell Thursday. Hailey Hoagland scored 15, while Natalee Faupel and Sammy McGree each scored 14 in the first game against the Bison. Callee Remsen scored 14 for Great Falls.

Hamilton at Butte Central, 4 p.m.
The Maroons (9-3 overall) look to go 7-0 in Southwestern A play when they take on the Broncs (9-2, 4-1) in the key conference game at the Maroon Activities Center. Danee Leary scored 17 points to lead three BC players in double figures as the Maroons beat the Broncs 62-40 Dec. 18 in Hamilton. Taylor Goligoski averages 10.6 points per game to lead the Broncs.

Prep Swimming
Butte High at Helena Invitational, 11 a.m.

The Bulldogs get their final tune up before the State tournament Saturday when they head to the Capital City. Butte High placed fifth in combined team standings last week in Missoula. The State meet is in two weeks in Hardin.

Prep Wrestling
Billings Senior at Butte High 1 p.m. Billings West at Butte High, 3 p.m.

The Bulldogs close out their home schedule with a pair of duals against a couple of tough Class AA teams at the Richardson Gym. Butte High is coming off a 68-13 Senior Night win over Dillon.



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