Conor McCarvel
Conor McCarvel

Reps run past Butte 11-1

The Helena Reps grabbed an early four run lead in the first inning and cruised to an 11-1, seven-inning victory over the Butte Muckers on Wednesday night at Kindrick Legion Field.

The Reps hammered Butte pitching with 14 hits on the night, as Conor McCarvel (2 RBI, 3B) and Kadyn Craigle (3 RBI, 2B) each collected three hits and Matt Krieger (2 RBI) knocked a pair of base hits. Craigle led Reps with two stolen bases, as Helena ran wild on the base paths with seven swiped bags.

Ryan Barrett and Brady Anderson shared the mound work, combining for no earned runs allowed, 5 hits and 6 strikeouts. Barrett was credited with the win and Anderson with the long save.

Coach Jon Burnett’s Reps remain undefeated on the season at 4-0. They next host the Kalispell Lakers on Saturday, May 13 for a 1:00 p.m. doubleheader at Kindrick Legion Field.