Thursday’s Hot Ticket

Butte High at Great Falls Russell (DH), 3 p.m.

The Bulldogs will be on the road for a key twin bill with the Rustlers. Both games will count in Eastern AA Standings. Butte High enters its final two varsity games of the season at 10-8 overall and 6-4 in conference. Butte High is coming off Tuesday’s 19-0 non-conference win at Missoula Sentinel. Jessica Robertson struck out nine in the five-inning game that saw Butte High draw 17 walks.

Butte Central at Anaconda, 4 p.m.
The Maroons will go for their sixth straight win and the season sweep of the Copperheads when they close their Southwestern A season on the road. BC beat Anaconda 4-2 April 29 in Butte. Teresa Piazzola struck out 11 Copperheads that day. She also doubled, as did freshman shortstop Taylor Wahl. Senior catcher Courtney Moodry went 4 for 4 to lead Anaconda. BC, which has wrapped up at least second place in conference, is 10-5 overall and 8-1 after Tuesday’s 14-6 win at Dillon.

Butte High at Bozeman, 3:15 p.m.

The Bulldogs will hit the road today for their final tune up of the regular season. Butte High will host the Eastern AA Divisional meet next week at the Charlie Merrifield Track.



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