Bryn Morley capped her prep running career with one more Class B cross country state championship.
The senior from Bigfork clocked 18:30 to win her third individual championship at the state meet in Helena on Oct. 21.
Teammate Anya Young placed second, 19:52, and the Bigfork girls earned second as a team with 99 points. Manhattan won with 36.
Bigfork’s Alicia Kalena placed seventh, 21:09, Shae Anderson was 28th, 22:41, and Grace Stewart was 61st, 24:14.
The Glacier boys placed second as a team at the Class AA state championship cross country meet in Helena.
Aren Alexander-Battee placed ninth, 16:37, Simon Hill earned 10th, 16:41, and the Wolfpack tallied 123 team points to finish as runner-up. Bozeman won its 10th straight team title with 41 points and Cooper West of Great Falls C.M. Russell won the individual state title in 15:31.
Flathead runner Ben Perrin placed sixth, 16:18.
Among Glacier’s point scorers, Elijah Boyd placed 33rd, 17:17, Nash Grafe was 35th, 17:19, and Joseph Vanden Bos, was 36th, 17:19.
Flathead’s top finishers were Perrin, Alex Murphy, 34th place with 17:19, Kyle Calles, 40th place with 17:32, Keaton Fischer, 44th place with 17:34, and Griffin Fischer, 49th place with 17:43.
In the Class AA girls race, Glacier senior Annie Hill placed third, clocking 18:09. Defending champ Tiahna Vladic of Billings Senior placed second, 18:05, and Bozeman’s Camila Noe won in 17:28.
Flathead’s Kaitlin Wride placed eighth, 19:03. The Bravettes placed fourth as a team with 144 points. Tori Noland-Gillespie placed 18th, 19:40, Meaghan Fisher was 24th, 20:05, Hailey Allen was 43rd, 20:51, and Sadie Wilson was 51st, 21:02.
Glacier’s Kinzie Peterson placed 33rd, 20:27, Addie Labrum was 44th, 20:52, Emma McDonald was 54th, 21:09, and Adrian Schnee was 69th, 22:02.
Polson’s Beatrix Frissell won the Class A girls state championship, clocking 19:15. Teammate Naima Crowl placed third, 19:51, Molly Sliter placed 14th, 20:40, and the Polson girls tied for second as a team with Corvallis, each tallying 101 points. Hardin won the team trophy with 68 points. Whitefish’s Ella Greenberg placed eighth, 20:10.
Rounding out Polson’s top finishers, Nina Barfoot placed 39th, 22:00, and Gwen Seeley was 44th, 22:09.
For Whitefish, Jessica Henson placed 19th, 21:06, Braya Hobson was 25th, 21:27, Katie Arterburn was 27th, 21:35, and Jade Greenberg was 36th, 21:56.
For the Columbia Falls girls, Lara Erickson placed 37th, 21:59, Genevieve Delorme was 47th, 22:19, Raychel Hoerner was 71st, 23:23, Kara Mohr was 80th, 23:42, and Raina Crowell was 86th, 24:05.
For Libby, Lauren Thorstenson placed 26th, 21:28, Annika Thorstenson was 54th, 22:36, Isabella Hollingsworth was 92nd, 24:18, Sidney Stevenson was 108th, 25:03, and Halona Lafleur was 111th, 25:21.
On the boys side, Columbia Falls’ Gabe Knudsen placed fourth, 16:42. Teammate Joe Lamb placed 11th, 17:19, and the Wildcats earned a third-place team trophy with 144 points. Corvallis won the state title with 109 points and Laurel’s Levi Taylor won the individual title, 16:29.
Polson’s Quin Stewart placed seventh, 17:11.
Rounding out the top finishers for Columbia Falls, Seth Umbriaco placed 29th, 17:54, Beau Umbriaco was 44th, 17:54, and Aidan Jarvis was 56th, 18:27.
For Polson, Jonah Ducharme placed 26th, 17:52, Mason Sloan was 39th, 18:09, Andrew Reed was 61st, 18:34, and Zach Evertz was 63rd, 18:38.
For Whitefish, Miles Vrentas placed 32nd, 18:01, Bridger Gaertner was 37th, 18:09, Chris Sheehan was 53rd, 18:23, Eric Holdhusen was 72nd, 18:48, and Josh Weller was 86th, 19:00.
For Libby, Michael Diller placed 84th, 18:58, John Cheroske was 112th, 19:48, Ian Wood was 130th, 20:43, William O’Connell was 136th, 20:58, and Freddy Moore was 140th, 21:54.
Lincoln County placed fifth as a team in the Class B girls race. Mckay Guckenberg placed ninth overall, 21:18, Brooke Price was 19th, 21:59, Michelle Leonard was 56th, 24:09, Megan Hanson was 57th, 24:09, and Taylor Harpe was 72nd, 24:55.
The Lincoln County boys placed fifth with 188 points. Alex Lowe was 12th, 17:56, Garrett Bates was 18th, 18:22, Hunter Steele was 28th, 18:42, Hunter Carvey was 63rd, 19:42, and Rowan Neill was 67th, 19:49.
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