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STATE BOUND: Ennis girls softball places fourth in divisional tournam

The Ennis lady Mustang softballers aren’t wasting any time. Merely two years into the team’s existence the girls battled their way through divisional play to place fourth in the Western B-C division. Their first divisional matchup was on May 20 against Loyola, winning 15-5. The next day dealt an early 20-1 loss against Mission-Arlee-Charlo.

Grins after the win to top the conference. PHOTO COURTESY ANDY THOMAS

Champions

The Ennis girls Mustangs stomped the Anaconda Copperheads on May 6, securing Ennis’ title as Montana’s 2021 Class C conference champs.

Winning smiles after the first game of the softball season on April 1. PHOTO COURTESY ANDY THOMAS

A win in the wind

Spring is finally in full swing – varsity softball season is officially underway. The Ennis girls’ team took on Anaconda on April 1 in a home game that ended in a ‘W’ for the Lady Mustangs with a score of 4-0.

Senior Jarrett Jenkins sacks the Fairview quarterback in the first round of playoffs Oct. 31. PHOTO COURTESY KELLEY KNACK

Playoff play

The Mustangs battled highly ranked Fairview on the road in the first round of playoffs on Oct. 31. They were defeated 6-44, ending their season.

Mustangs kick the Panthers

The Sheridan Panthers hosted the Ennis Mustangs in a conference game that hasn’t been played for seven years. The game was a must win for both teams to keep their playoff hopes alive. The Mustangs came out hot and scored 26 unanswered points in the first quarter and it looked to be a blowout.

Landri Paladichuk spikes the ball against Manhattan Christian in the third set Sept. 25. PHOTO BY HANNAH KEARSE

Eagles swoop in on the Mustangs

Manhattan Christian slammed Ennis on the court Sept. 25. Their spikes dove with aggression into the gaps in the Mustangs’ formation. Somewhere in the third set, the Mustangs started filling the gap better. The hard spikes from the Eagles continued to be a struggle, but Ennis had redeeming moments.

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