HELENA — Hailey Nielsen ran to second place, and fellow Butte runner Sophia Houchin placed third in their races Saturday at the USATF Montana Association Junior Olympic Championships on the Bill Roberts Golf Course.
Neilson, a junior at Butte High school, took second in the 15-18 age group in the 5,000-meter race. She finished with a time of 20 minutes, 19 seconds.
Houchin took third in 9-19 age group in the 3,000 meter race. She clocked in with a time of 14:30.
Butte’s Camden Houchin, Cohwen Houchin, Kloe Dickinson and Ryan Tomich also ran the race.
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