HAMILTON — The Columbia Falls boys and Corvallis girls ran to team titles at the Western A Fall Classic at the Hamilton Golf Club. (Results)
The Wildcats won the boys’ title with just 51 points. Hamilton and Corvallis tied for second at 93.
On the girls’ side, the Blue Devils posted 51 points. Whitefish took second at 65, followed by Hamilton and Columbia Falls at 115.
Colter Kirkland of Hamilton won the boys’ race in 16 minutes, 45.55 seconds, just edging James Normandeau of Ronan. Normandeau finished in 16:45.71. Tyler Schmautz of Frenchtown finished third at 16:52.
Senior Jayden Mitchell was the only Butte Central boy to run. He finished the race in 22:30.
Brynnli Poulsen of Hamilton finished in 18:53 to easily win the girls’ race. Madalen Shipman of Dillon placed second at 20:10. Josephine Vardell of Whitefish took third at 20:26.
BC junior Savannah Parks finished in 25:15.
The teams will head to the state meet next Saturday in Great Falls.