KALISPELL — Butte High’s volleyball team dropped a thrilling five-set Western AA match to the Kalispell Glacier Wolfpack Saturday.
Butte High won the opening set 25-18, before Glacier battled back for wins of 25-21 and 25-16. The Bulldogs forced a tiebreaker with a 25-23 win, but Glacier pulled out a 19-17 victory in the fifth set.
Brooke McGrath led the Bulldogs offensive with 12 kills. She also led the Bulldog backcourt with 26 digs.
Ally Mueller added seven kills for Butte High, while MacKenzie Tutty and Hanna Morin-Ferguson each killed six. Muller registered four blocks. Morin-Ferguson, Beth Sampson and Tutty each blocked two.
Sydney Doyle contributed with 15 assists, and Cameron LaFond, Doyle and McGrath each served three aces.
The Bulldogs are back on the road Tuesday to take on Missoula Hellgate. They will play host to Belgrade on Thursday.