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Ronan Chiefs and Maidens

On Tuesday, April 5, the Ronan Chiefs fell 2-5 to the visiting Columbia Falls Wildcats, while the Lady Wildkats swept the Maidens 6-0.

Chief Dillon PrettyOnTop defeated Wildcat Dale Blickhan in three sets 3-6,6-4,6-3 and Beau Decker picked up a two set 6-1, 6-0 win over Orion Barta.

The visiting Libby Loggers and Lady Loggers on Thursday slipped past both the Chiefs and Maidens by identical scores of 4-3.

For the Chiefs, Decker came away with a 6-0, 6-0 singles match victory, while 

singles doubles teammates Larenz Alvarez/Brady Dresden and Dylan Schock/Isaac Cantlon defeated their Libby opponents.

On the Maidens’ side of the court, doubles duo Aaliyah Decker and Alyssa PrettyOnTop picked up a 6-0, 6-2 win. Kaileen Howard and Angie Paca nabbed single wins for Ronan.

Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates

Pirate Chris Lake and Lady Pirate Clara Todd were the lone match winners for Polson tennis during non-conference matches against visiting Dillon on Friday.

On Saturday, Polson hosted a set of tennis duals with Dillon and the Whitefish Bulldogs. 

Whitefish defeated both Polson tennis squads 5-2, while the Pirates slipped past Dillon 4-3 and the Lady Pirates fell 4-3 to the Dillon girls.

Against Whitefish, Lady Pirates Clara Todd and Katie Smith picked up wins in their singles matches, while Torrin Ellis and doubles team Trent Wilson/Owen McElwee nabbed wins for the Pirates.

Todd, Smith and Hope Morrison won their Dillon matches for the Lady Pirates, while Ellis, Wilson, Lake and Otto Lund snagged singles wins over Dillon.



Ronan Maidens

Playing in Missoula on the University of Montana Lady Griz softball field on Wednesday, the Maidens fell 11-7 to the Corvallis Lady Blue Devils.

On Saturday, Maiden pitcher Kiara Sherman struck out five and gave up 10 runs on 10 hits in a 10-3 loss to the visiting Frenchtown Lady Broncs.

Polson Lady Pirates

Under the lights Tuesday night, April 5, the Polson Lady Pirates moved to 3-0 on the young season with a 16-0 shutout win over visiting Hamilton Lady Broncs.

In the circle for the Lady Pirates, Katelyne Druyvestein picked up her third win of the season holding the Lady Broncs bats hitless, striking out seven and walking three.

Druyvestein also led the Lady Pirates at the plate with three RBIs followed by Carli Maley and Jaivin BadBear with two RBIs apiece.

MAC Lady Bulldogs

Playing on the road in Troy, MAC Lady Bulldogs made quick work of the hosting Troy Lady Trojans in a 23-2 mercy-rule win late Friday afternoon.

Picking up the win for MAC in the circle, Izzy Evans allowed one run on one hit striking out two and walking one.

Evans helped her cause at the plate going 3-for-4 with a double, a triple and four RBIs, while Jerny Crawford booked four RBIs on two home runs. Also for MAC, Bennan Anderson posted four RBIs and a home run and Payton Smith had three RBIs which included a double and a home run.

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