The Cut Bank Lady Wolves picked up a pair of non-conference wins last week as they throttled Browning and dispatched Conrad.
Cut Bank and Browning battled on Tuesday and the Lady Wolves took a 1-0 lead after the first inning and added another 5 runs in the second to push the lead to 6-0 as they cruised to the 15-0 win.
Jazmine Spotted Bear started in the circle, pitching two innings, allowing one hit while striking out four Browning batters. Sam Burke pitched the final three innings, striking out seven batters while not giving up a hit.
Burke also blasted a home run in the win, as did Hannah Fetters while Spotted Bear recorded an in-the-park home run. Sienna Spotted Bear, Haylee Kropp and Fetters each had three hits in the win with Fetters adding a double and single to her home run. Kropp and Sienna each recorded a double and two singles. Brianne Murphy and Camille Bradley also smacked out doubles in the win. Sarah McDonough had two singles while Jada Doore and Bradley each added one.
Thursday against Conrad the Lady Wolves took a 7-0 lead after three innings of play before the Cowgirls finally struck. Conrad outscored Cut Bank 9-6 over the next three innings, shrinking the lead to 13-9 before Cut Bank pulled out the 14-9 win.
Jazmine Spotted Bear started the game and pitched three hitless innings, striking out five of the 10 batters she faced. Burke came on as relief in the fourth inning and gave up four hits and six runs, two earned, while walking four and striking out five batters. Spotted Bear returned to the mound to close out the game, and gave up three hits, two earned runs and struck out one batter to close the game.
Sienna Spotted Bear was a perfect 4-4 at the plate with four singles while Jazmine Spotted Bear, McDonough, Fetters, Doore and Bradley each picked up two hits and Kropp and Burke each had one.
The Lady Wolves took on Great Falls Central and Shelby in a pair of conference games yesterday (Tuesday) and will be in Glasgow this weekend. Results for all of those games will be in next week’s issue of the Pioneer Press.