BUTTE -- The battle for the top of the Southwest A went to the Butte Central Maroons.
The Maroons scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth, then held off a Hamilton rally to post an 8-4 league win Saturday afternoon.
The Maroons cemented their spot atop the Southwest A at 5-0, 8-3 overall. Hamilton fell to 4-2, 7-6.
Rachael Ringer was 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI for the Broncs, who scored two in the top of the seventh to make things interesting. Mallory McGill and Brooke Huxtable also drove in runs for Hamilton.
Taylor Wahl homered for Butte Central to back the pitching of Teresa Piazzola, who went the distance for the win.