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Butte boys down Kalispell Glacier, split series with Wolfpack

Posted at 8:09 PM, Feb 11, 2021

BUTTE — Billy Kelly scored a game-high 19 points and the Butte High boys basketball team held on for a 60-52 Western AA win over Kalispell Glacier on Thursday at Ross J. Richardson Gym.

It was the Bulldogs' first game in nearly two weeks after Butte saw two games against Helena High and Helena Capital canceled due to COVID.

With the win, Butte (4-4) split its regular-season series against the Wolfpack after Glacier defeated Butte in Kalispell on Jan. 14.

Mikey O'Dell added 15 points for the Bulldogs and Blake Drakos scored 13.

Glacier(3-6) was led by 13 points from both Jaxson Olsen and Weston Price and 10 from Will Salonen.

Butte hits the road for games against Kalispell Flathead and Missoula Hellgate before returning home to face Missoula Sentinel on Feb. 26 in the regular-season finale.