Six members of Belgrade’s softball team received Eastern AA postseason honors after helping the team win the Class AA championship this past season.
KALISPELL — As the high pop up began its downward trajectory, Maddie Tomasetti settled under the ball a few steps away from third base. The senior squeezed the final out of the game, leaped into the air and spiked the ball before landing on the ground.
KALISPELL — Prior to Friday’s state semifinal game, Belgrade head coach Joey Roberts was keeping close tabs on Tayler Thomas. The sophomore was slated to start in the circle, but was lying down behind a shed at the Kidsport Complex coping with a migraine.
KALISPELL — Down 1-2 in the count after fouling off a pitch for the second time in the at-bat, Arin Eaton finally barreled up the ball. About 10 seconds later the junior was standing on third thanks to a lucky break.
Less than an hour before boarding the bus to Kalispell Wednesday morning, Belgrade head coach Joey Roberts noted it had been a frantic couple of days.
On a weekend highlighted by huge rallies, Manhattan earned its first-ever postseason trophy Saturday in Florence.