Maranda Ratcliff considers herself the adventurous sort.
BOZEMAN -- Freshman Mackenzie Mayhood went 5 for 6 from the plate and drove in three runs and Billings West's offense erupted for 18 hits in a 16-6 victory over Bozeman on Thursday in Eastern AA girls softball.
Jalen Creech pitched another solid game for Billings West, and the Bears used timely hitting to beat Billings Senior 6-1.
The power’s out at Billings West.
Lexi Mayhood blasted a solo homer in the top of the eighth inning to lead Billings West over Butte 3-2 in Eastern AA girls softball Saturday at Poly Vista.
Billings West split a pair of conference games and won two of three overall against CMR and Great Falls High on Saturday at Poly Vista.
Billings West’s see-the-ball, hit-the-ball philosophy paid off again Tuesday, and Rachael Dillon made no bones about the nexus of her bases-clearing double that gave the Bears the winning runs.
Billings West belted five home runs and scored 31 total runs in a doubleheader sweep of Missoula Sentinel on Friday at Poly Vista Park.
Great Falls scored six unanswered runs – all in the final three innings – to beat Billings West 6-4 and win the State AA softball championship Saturday afternoon at the Multi-Sports Complex in Great Falls.
GREAT FALLS – Billings West will return home with another State AA softball tournament trophy in hand.
Jalen Creech struck out 13 as Billings West downed Bozeman 12-5 in an Eastern AA girls softball contest on Friday at Poly Vista.
Thirteen hits in a doubleheader don’t sound like much. Two wins, though, sound a lot better.
MISSOULA -- Lexi Mayhood threw a shutout for one victory, and Maranda Ratcliff homered for another as the Billings West softball team earned two victories in Missoula on Saturday.