The Bozeman Bucks split a pair of doubleheaders this weekend against the Kalispell Lakers. On Saturday the Bucks lost 13-0 but responded with a 7-5 win. On Sunday, Bozeman won 5-4 in the opening game but suffered a 19-9 loss in the second.
Bozeman was held to a single hit in Saturday’s loss, a single by Austin Cooper. Michael Armstrong allowed five runs (two earned) in four innings. He walked three and allowed four hits. Hayden Roethle allowed eight runs (all earned) on three hits and five walks in one inning of work.
In Saturday’s win, Max Matteucci hit a three-run home run and finished with one other hit and four total RBI. Corbin Holzer (three hits) and River Smith (two hits) each had a double and scored two runs while driving in one run each. Bryce Hampton also had a double. Jake Vigen and Andrew Western each had one hit and scored a run. On the mound, Smith struck out three and walked two while allowing five runs (four earned) on six hits in a complete-game win.