MISSOULA – The Missoula Sentinel Spartans softball team hosted the Frenchtown Broncs for the first game of the 2019 season on Friday.
In the first inning, Frenchtown looked good, as it got three runners on but left all of them on base. Sentinel, on the other hand, got three runners on in its half of the inning but all three ended up crossing the plate to give the Spartans a 3-0 lead.
In the second inning, Sentinel put more pressure on, scoring another run to extend the lead to four.
In the fifth inning, however, the Broncs rallied. Frenchtown put up five runs to tie it up at five.
In the sixth, the Spartans got runners on again and came through to make it 9-5.
Frenchtown tacked on another run in the seventh, but the Spartans held on to win, 9-6.