BOZEMAN -- The Helena Capital girls basketball team used its advantage in the paint to power past Bozeman 42-30 on the road Saturday afternoon.
Capital 6-foot-4 forward Paige Bartsch scored 15 points, while her twin sister Dani scored 10 to lead Capital (1-0) to a victory in its season opener. Bozeman (0-2) junior guard Addi Ekstrom scored a game-high 17 points for the Hawks.
Helena Capital is back in action for its home opener on Dec. 20 against Billings West. Bozeman plays the same day for its third consecutive home game against Kalispell Glacier.