BILLINGS — Junior pitcher Ellie Ostermiller struck out 12 and tossed a five-hitter Friday as Billings Senior defeated visiting Butte 6-3 in an Eastern AA girls softball game.
The Bulldogs took the non-league second game by a 13-11 count in eight innings.
Cassidy Venner homered for the Broncs in the first game. Butte's Brittney Tierney and Kaidy McKlafferty hit home runs.
In the second game, Venner and Laurel Kilgore had three hits apiece for Senior. Dacee Zent drove in two runs.
The Broncs and Bulldogs combined for 26 hits. Jenna Maroney, Taylor Huff and MacKenzie Tutty homered for Butte.
Butte tied the game with four runs in the seventh, and won with three runs in the eighth.