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Charlo’s Contreras wins girls’ Western C cross country divisional title

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THOMPSON FALLS – Charlo Lady Viking runner Guinevere Contreras won the Class C girls’ individual title at the Western B/C Divisional Cross-Country meet with a time of 23:49.28. The event was held at Rivers Bend Golf Course in Thompson Falls on Wednesday, Oct. 13. Fellow Lady Viking runner KeAnna Koenig (27:38.26) finished third.

For the Vikings, Hayden Smith placed fourth with a time of 20:56.01, while Branson Zempel (22:04.10) finished sixth and Levi Nentwig (24:44.27) finished eighth.

In Class B, Zoran LaFrombois paced the Mission Bulldogs with a seventh-place finish time of 17:45.52, while Thomas Nuila (17:48.85) and Robbie Nuila (17:55.46) were eighth and ninth respectively. As a team, the Bulldogs placed third.

Lady Bulldog Kooper Page led the pack with a tenth-place finish time of 23:33.98.

For Arlee, Drew Knoll (35th, 21:01.84) was the top Warrior finisher, while Saisha Northpiegan (20th, 26:04.76) paced the Scarlets.

On Saturday in Dillon, the Western A Divisional Cross Country meet was hosted on the Beaverhead Golf Course. 

The Polson Lady Pirates placed fifth as a team and were led by Lady Pirate Ashtyn Wagner, who clocked a time of 20:22.0 for third place, followed by Halle Heninger in seventh with a time of 20:58.2.

On the boys’ side, Drifter Skillicorn was the top runner for the sixth place Pirates finishing eleventh overall with a time of 17:42.9.

Ronan Maiden runner Olivia Heiner placed fifth with a time of 20:44.5, while Loclyn Finely (39th, 19:25.4) was the top boy finisher for the Ronan Chiefs. 

Prep cross country wraps up this weekend in Missoula during the All-Class State Cross Country Championship held at the U of M Golf Course.


Western B/C Divisional

Wednesday, Oct. 13 

Rivers Bend Golf Course

Class B


7. Zoran LaFrombois, MIS, 17:45.52; 8. Thomas Nuila, MIS, 17:48.85; 9. Robbie Nuila, MIS, 17:55.46; 32. Harlon Leishman, MIS, 20:47.85; 35. Drew Knoll, ARL, 21:01.84; 41. Sawyer Pule, MIS, 22:14.80; 42. Kody Dillard, MIS, 22:51.09.


10. Kooper Page, MIS, 23:33.98; 20. Saisha Northpiegan, ARL, 26:04.76; 22. Cedar Hunt, MIS, 26:16.49; 27. Princess Bolen, ARL, 26:34.78; 30. Evelyn Pavlock Ferencz, MIS, 27:33.59; 33. Natalie Helser, MIS, 28:04.30; 35. McKirah Fisher, ARL, 28:54.59; 36. Kason Page, MIS, 29:00.46;

37. McKaryss Fisher, ARL, 29:28.39; 38. KaityLynn Ellison, ARL, 29:49.38; 42.  Heaven Diaz-Morigeau, MIS, 32:30.15.


Class C


4. Hayden Smith, CHA, 20:56.01; 6. Branson Zempel, CHA, 22:04.10; 8. Levi Nentwig, CHA, 24:44.27.


1. Guinevere Contreras, CHA, 23:49.28; 3. KeAnna Koenig, CHA, 27:38.26.


Western “A” Classic

Saturday, Oct. 16 

Beaverhead Golf Course


11. Drifter Skillicorn, POL, 17:42.9; 26. Noah Roberts, POL, 18:58.8; 27. Ryan Dupuis, POL, 19:00.7; 34. Kai McDonald, POL, 19:09.5; 36. Brandt Heninger, POL, 19:12.1; 39. Loclyn Finely, RON, 19:25.4; 41. Elijah Tonasket, RON, 19:50.0; 46.  Keyan Pretty On Top, RON, 20:03.2; 50. Hayden Clairmont, POL, 20:19.7; 56. Tayen Edmo, RON, 20:39.9; 59. Aiden Gfroerer, POL, 21:00.3; 62. Nicholas Dresen, RON, 21:24.9.


3. Ashtyn Wagner, POL, 20:22.0; 5. Olivia Heiner, RON, 20:44.5; 7. Halle Heninger, POL, 20:58.2; 10. Maddilyn Huffine, POL, 23:13.5; 31. Saellah Hugs, RON, 23:40.2; 33. Isabel Seeley, 24:02.0; 39. Katelyn Smith, POL, 24:44.6.

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