Butte High Athletes
Congratulations Bulldog athletes on a thrilling winter sports season. Your hard work and effort did not go unnoticed! We look forward to cheering you all on in the upcoming spring sports season. Congratulations and good luck this spring!
Ricketts was the lone senior on the Butte High boys’ basketball team which saw its season end with a loss to Billings Skyview at the Eastern A Divisional tournament. Ricketts closed his career by sinking a deep 3-pointer during the fourth quarter of Butte High’s comeback attempt in the season-ending loss.
The Butte High Junior scored 13 points to lead Butte High to a Senior Night win over Billings Skyview. Tierney’s relentless defense also held Skyview’s top scorer to just five points
The Butte High Junior hit six 3-pointers and scored 18 points to lead Butte High as the Bulldogs fell 59-56 to Billings Senior. A night earlier, Roth scored 10 points against Billings West.
The Butte High Senior placed second at 120 pounds to lead Butte High at the All-Class State Wrestling meet in billings. Tierney dropped a thrilling 4-3 decision to Bozeman’s Sterling Quinn in the championship match.
The Butte High Junior guard scored a career-high 25 points to lead Butte High to an upset victory over Bozeman at Richardson Gym. Three nights later, Ferguson set a new personal record with 28 points in a tough loss to Billings Skyview at the Butte Civic Center.
On Senior Parent Day, the Butte High Senior swimmer placed fourth in the 200-yard freestyle and fifth in the 50 fre at the Butte High School Montana Classic. Walsh posted personal-best times in both races at the Butte Family YMCA.
The Butte High Junior scored a total of 32 points to lead the Bulldogs on their trip to Billings West and Billings Senior. He scored 16 points each game. Ferguson, who led Butte High in scoring in six of the last seven games, is averaging 13.8 points per game.
The Butte High Sophomore scored 23 points to lead Butte High to a stunning 57-51 comeback victory over Butte Central. The win was the first over Butte Central since 2014. Herron is averaging 7.7 points and a team-best 6.4 rebounds per game.
The Butte High Senior won the heavyweight title at the Tom LeProwse Invitational wrestling tournament. His victory led the Bulldogs to a third-place finish in the 32-team tournament. Queer is the defending Class AA state champion in the heavy weight division.
Ally Cleverly and Haley Herron
Cleverly is a Junior, while Herron is a Sophmore. Both Butte High players scored 11 points as Butte High went on the road to knock off Kalispell Flathead 39-31 just before Christmas. The win evened Butte High’s record at 2-2 at the break.
The Butte High Junior guard scored a career-high 22 points to lead Butte High to a 66-58 win over Missoula Big Sky. Two nights later, Tierney scored 15 points as Butte High fell in a hard fought 44-38 battle with Helena Capital.
The Butte High Sophomore won the 50 yard freestyle and the 100 yard butterfly at the Butte Invitational swim meet. Russo is the defending state champion in both events. She set a personal record for the 50 freestyle, while winning the 100 butterfly by nearly 10 seconds.
Bo Mortensen and Greyson Mandic
The Butte High seniors play their last high school game against Missoula Big Sky. Mortensen is a running back, while Mandic plays on both sides of the line. Both will close their careers as four-year football lettermen.
The Butte High Senior linebacker led an inspired Bulldog defensive effort at Great Falls High. Walker has been at the heart of the Bulldog defense all season long.
The Butte High Freshman placed 28th out of 324 runners at the Mountain West Classic in Missoula. Corcoran finished the 5 kilometer race in 19 minutes, 41 seconds. The impressive showing came one week after she placed sixth at the Butte Invitational.
The Butte High Senior fired a 33 on the back nine at the Butte Country club for a final-round 73 to lead the Bulldogs to the team title of the Anaconda/Butte Golf Tournament. Weldon placed second in individual standings