FAIRMONT - Ennis High School freshman Landri Paladichuk was uncertain of where she’d finish heading into the state tournament. Through the first day of competition, she was trailing the leader, Manhattan Christian’s Jillian Frye, by two strokes, and was tied with golfers from Harlowton and Lone Peak.
GREAT FALLS - Athletes from Ennis, Harrison, Sheridan and Twin Bridges high schools traveled to Great Falls May 25-26 for the Class C state track and field meet. The Madison Valley had representatives in throws, jumps, sprints and distance events, and they brought home some hardware from the weekend.
Harrison took six competitors to State Track meet, half the team and just shy of a quarter of the high school’s overall team, according to Kaysha Young.
The following students earned awards:
ENNIS -- Tanner Wood, an Ennis High School senior, quarterback of the school’s 2016 – and almost 2017 – championship football squad, has caught the eye of two newspapers as well as hometown Mustang followers.
Madison County’s high school athletes are seeing the end of spring sports season. Track and field teams were in Anaconda for the Top 8 meet on May 3, while the Mustang golf team ventured to Three Forks.
All Madison County track and field athletes participated in the Manhattan Christian Invitational on April 28, with many seeing success and even qualifying for the state meet.
According to head coach Chris McCown, the Ennis Mustangs hosted their first varsity meet at Madison Meadows Golf Course on April 28. “It was great weather and around 51 golfers, from both Class B and C attended,” said McCown.
Logan Crowley - 115
Students were back on course last week as they took to Livingston, Belgrade and Big Sky for meets. The Ennis Mustang golf team finally hit the greens and saw success, according to head coach Chris McCown. “There was no wind!” laughed McCown.
Jon Fortier: 108
Talon Fortner: 112
Whether you believe in the actions of a marmot named Punxsutawney Phil, or you think Mother Nature is just taking her course, winter has extended its stay in the state – much to the demise of Madison County’s spring athletes.
A 1991 Ennis High School graduate has coached four Colorado boys high school basketball teams to state championships.