LIVINGSTON — Butte Central cross county coach Bob Johnson gave his runners passing grades Friday as the Maroons opened the season Friday at the Park High School Seamus Camp Invitational.
“I’m pleased with all the runners overall,” Johnson said.
Including middle school, the Maroons sent six runners to the event. Senior Jayden Mitchell is the lone boy on the BC high school team. He placed 22nd with a time of 20 minutes, 4 seconds on the 5-kilometer course.
Ben Morison of Manhattan Christian won the race with a time of 16:42. He was followed by Livingston’s Tommy Hicks at 17:36 and Christian’s Riley Schott at 17:42.
Dillon runner Ben Steadman placed fourth at 17:47.
Dillon’s Madalen Shipman won the girls’ varsity race. She finished with a time of 21:06. Manhattan’s Jodi Cameron placed second at 21:15.
Junior Savannah Parks placed 23rd overall for the Maroons. She crossed in 25:41.
BC freshman Patience Mitchell made her high school debut in the junior varsity race. She finished in 26:38.
Three seventh grade boys ran in the 2.1-mile middle school race. James Holmes led the young Maroons by placing sixth at 14:37. James Bradshaw placed 11th at 15:58, while Patrick Stimatz finished in 20:16.
The Maroons will head to the Belgrade Invitational next Saturday. The Maroons host the BC Invitational Sept. 10 at Fairmont Hot Springs.
Click the link below for results from the Seamus Camp Invitational.