Ennis’ cross-country competitors have been making the most of the sport’s short season, recently competing in several meets including the Mountain West Classic in Missoula on Sept. 19. A notable finish from that meet included Lilly Connor’s personal record of 27:59.
Results from Butte Central Invite on Sept. 7
Eli Beardsley: 6th, 19:31
Tait Olson: 7th, 20:21
Genesis Boyles: 1st, 24:53
Sky Boyd: 7th, 27:30
Results from Bozeman Invite on Sept. 11
Never mind the recent 35-8 loss against Sheridan – Twin Bridges bounced back on Sep. 10 with a 68-16 win on the road against Absarokee.
Twin Bridges Head Coach Brett Nordahl attributed the win to his team’s ability to get their run game going right off the bat, as well as excellent gang tackling from start to finish.
It was a battle of neighboring rivals on Sep. 3 when the Sheridan Panthers headed down the road for a matchup against the Twin Bridges Falcons.
It was a long but successful day for Ennis’ long-distance runners at the Belgrade XC Meet in Bozeman on Sep. 2. Freshman boys started the day at 10 a.m., with competitors pounding the pavement throughout the day, ending with middle school girls at 2:15 p.m.
The Mustangs gave it their all, but ultimately the Park City Panthers proved their prowess, defeating Ennis on Sep. 3 with a score of 44-20. Mustang Head Coach Mike Speck said, despite the loss, the boys saw what they are capable of doing, and the coaching staff is excited for them to put it all together for 48 minutes straight.
Sheridan’s first game of the varsity football season did not disappoint. The Panthers welcomed the Choteau Bulldogs to Sheridan,
eking out a win in overtime, 27-25. Senior Kaiden Batzler is seen here using all of his 6’3” frame to bust through his competition and run the ball down the field.
Sheridan Lady Panthers headed to Big Sky for the Lone Peak Tournament on Aug. 28. Here’s how it played out:
Sheridan vs. Lone Peak 16-21 10-21
Sheridan vs. Shields Valley JV 21-19 21-12
Sheridan vs. Harrison 21-18 21-19
Sheridan vs. West Yellowstone 21-15 21-9
Ennis’ cross-country competitors took advantage of a sunny and wildfire smokeless Saturday in Boulder at their first meet of the season on Aug. 28.
JV Sophomore Wylie Connor with a third-place finish: 20:48. Freshman Finley Knapton with sixth-place finish: 23:28.
The Twin Bridges Falcons first game of the season was an easy win at home against Great Falls Central on Aug. 27.