Top 10 in Missoula, 3 p.m.
The 16th annual Russ Pilcher/Western Montana Top 10 meet will feature 21 Butte athletes. Butte High will send 12 to compete in one of the top meets of the season. Butte Central will send nine. Erika McLeod, who will compete in the 100-meter hurdles, long jump and triple jump, will lead the Bulldog girls, who will also send Caitlin Carmody, Bailee Hanson, Sydney Pendergast, Mariah Richardson and Joby Rosenleaf. Dalton Daum, who will run the 100, 200 and sprint relay, highlights the Butte High boys’ field, which will include Justin Best, Paul Campbell, Tyler Earls, Peter Granger and Hayden Damien. BC’s boys will send Connor McGree, Wyatt Kingston, Marcus Ferriter, Cole Haprer and Kyle Harrington. On the girls’ side, Erin Antonioli will compete for the Maroons along with Lacey, Whitney and Rachael McGree.
Anaconda at Butte Central, 4 p.m.
The Maroons and Copperheads will renew their rivalry in a Southwestern A tilt at Copper Mountain Park. Central (5-5 overall, 3-1 in conference) went 1-2 at the Frenchtown Invitational over the weekend. The Maroons will send ace Teresa Piazzola to the pitcher’s circle. Shawnee Hjelt and Mikayla Boggs have been swinging hot bats to lead BC’s offense in the Maroons’ first home game since April 10. Senior catcher Courtney Moodry leads the Copperheads, who are 5-2 in Southwestern A play.
Butte Central vs. Havre and Lewistown in Great Falls, 8:30 a.m.
Fresh off a big weekend at the Bitterroot Invitational, the Maroons are back on the court to take on the Blue Ponies and Eagles. BC’s No. 1 doubles team, Tyler Trudnowski and Kale Guldseth, took home the title from the Bitterroot. No. 1 singles player Patrick Kenney won the consolation crown.
Butte High at Missoula Sentinel, 11 a.m. Butte High at Missoula Hellgate, 2 p.m.
The Bulldogs hit the road to take on the Spartans and Knights. Butte High had its home matches with Bozeman, Helena High and Helena Capital washed out over the weekend. The No. 1 girls doubles team of McKaul Ori and Sierra McGinnis will try to stay perfect on the season. The Bulldog duo is 7-0.