Saturday, February 24, 2018

Bulldog cross-country team places four in top ten at Glendive

Usually, the Hardin Bulldog cross-country team doesn’t compete in the Glendive meet, but this year was an exception. According to Head Coach Cindy Farmer they attended the meet because it’s where the Eastern A divisional is scheduled.

For 2016, the Bulldogs have more than 50 runs out with 27 of those competing in either varsity or JV action last week.

In boys varsity action, Hardin had five running at the Glendive meet.

In cross-country, a varsity team consists of seven runners with the top five places going towards team scoring.

For the boys, the Bulldogs had two runners in the top 15 with David Prather running the course in 17:57 for a sixth place finish. He was followed by Trajan Hill at 18:28 and a 12th place finish. Third in for Hardin was Toshiki Honda at 19:40 and a 21st place finish.

Rounding out the pack was Aron Birdinground with a time of 20:28 and LaQuan Yellowtail at 20:49.

In girls action the Lady Bulldogs placed three runners in the top 10.

First in for the Ladies was Madisan Chavez who ran the course in 20:16 placing second overall. She was followed by Mei Li Stevens who placed eighth overall with a time of 21:07.

Third in for Hardin was Journey Erickson with a time of 21:47 and a ninth place finish. Just out of the top 15 for the Bulldogs was Guan Yin Stevens with a time of 23:11 taking 17th place overall.

Rounding out the six lady runners was Kyrstyn Price with a time of 23:45 and Naumie DuShane at 24:12.

This Friday, the Bulldogs will travel to Billings for their invite and then will be at Huntley on Sept. 6, and will be at home on Sept. 9.