Tuesday’s Hot Ticket

Prep Boys’ Basketball
Bozeman at Butte High 7:30 p.m.

The Bulldogs (1-9, 3-15) will be at the Richardson Gym as they try to earn a season split against the Hawks (6-4, 10-8). Butte High fell 81-39 at Bozeman Jan. 31. Bozeman outscored the Bulldogs 45-12 in the second half of that game. Cody Bender scored 19 points to lead the Hawks. Brian Smith tossed in 11 to pace the Bulldogs. Dallas Cook scored 14 points to lead Butte High in both Butte High games over the weekend, losses at Billings Skyview and West. Butte High closes the season Friday when the Bulldogs take on Billings Senior at the Civic Center.

Prep Girls’ Basketball
Butte High at Bozeman, 7:30 p.m.

The Bulldogs (9-1, 16-2) are looking for their 13th straight win when they hit the road looking for the season sweep of the Hawks (5-5, 10-8) in the Eastern AA game. The game is a must-win for the Bulldogs, who are tied for first place with Great Falls in conference standings. Butte High closes the regular season Friday at Billings Senior. Only one team receives a bye to the State tournament. Butte High beat Bozeman 64-57 Jan. 31 in Butte. Natalee Faupel scored 17 points in that win. Sammy McGree scored 16, and Hattie Thatcher poured in 15. Amy Davis and Trae Roderick scored 16 to lead the Hawks.