BILLINGS — Sarah Conway and Shea LaRocque hit home runs in a 9-7 Great Falls Eastern AA softball win over Billings West Saturday at Will James.

The Bison won the opener 10-0 and remained unbeaten with the sweep. Great Falls improved to 2-0, 7-0, while West fell to 1-2, 6-2.

In the second game, Conway finished 3-for-4 with an RBI and Ryen Palmer drove in two runs for the Bison.

West, led by three hits from Deven Creech and two each from Chloe Nelson and Kinzee Koch, outhit the Bison 11-9. 

Anna Toon got the final two outs in the top of the seventh after the Golden Bears had scored twice to cut a four-run deficit to two.

Koch doubled and tripled for two RBIs, and Creech, who was the losing pitcher, also drove in two runs for West.

Statistics were not available for the first game.

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