High School Sports


North Star boys win first Northern C track title; Fort Benton girls repeat

Posted at 8:10 PM, May 17, 2018

GREAT FALLS – The Northern C held its divisional track and field meet at Memorial Stadium in Great Falls on Thursday. The Fort Benton girls repeated as team champions, while the North Star boys won their first ever divisional title.

One of the athletes that stood out on the day was Denton-Geyser-Stanford’s Kordell Carpenter. Carpenter had a new PR in the 800-meter run and a school record with a time of 1 minute, 58.78 seconds. That’s three seconds faster than the current second-place time in Class C.

For the girls 100-meter dash, Winnett-Grass Range’s Zoe Delaney continues her dominant year as she wins with a time of 12.65 seconds. In the boys 100, Turner’s Eddie Harmon claimed victory in a very close call with a time of 11.57. Fort Benton’s Aspen Geise overtook her teammate Leah Gannon during the last stretch of the 800-meter run with a time of 2:25.79.

For the boys 400-meter relay, Great Falls Central and anchor Noah Ambuehl finished first with a time of 46.25 seconds. Ambuehl would also win the boys shot put with a distance of 46, 1 1/2 feet. For the girls 400-meter relay, Fort Benton would claim another victory as they crossed the line in 51.17. Fort Benton’s Abby Clark would win the 300-meter hurdles with a time of 47.93.

The North Star boys finished with 82 points, which was just enough to hold off second-place Belt, who had 70. The Fort Benton girls were dominant in their team victory, racking up an astounding 171 points. Belt finished second with 67.

For full results of the Northern C divisional track and field meet click here.