Updated: The Butte Senior All-Star softball team’s quest for a third straight trip to Delaware for the World Series begins Friday when the local girls take on a team of All-Stars from Laurel and Billings at 6 p.m. the Longfellow Complex.
The second game of the best-of-three state championship series will be Saturday at 10 a.m. A third game, if necessary, will follow.
The winner will play in next week’s Western Regional tournament in Missoula.
Members of the Butte team are Morgan Bagley, Mikayla Boggs, Justyce Connole, Kassidy Criscuolo, Haley Henderson, Ashton LaFond, Jenna Maroney, Ashten McCloskey, Maria Michelotti, Megan Michelotti, Katlyn O’Brien and Bobbie Osterman.
Osterman, Bagley, Connole, LaFond, McCloskey and Maria Michelotti were on last year’s World Series team.