SUNBURST -- Sunburst runners Jaden Koon and Brooke Holland represented the Refiners well at the first-ever Sunburst Cross Country Invite on Saturday.
Koon took medalist honors in the boys runner, crossing the finish line in 18 minutes, 49 seconds, and Holland placed first in the girls race, finishing in 23:01. Runners from Sunburst, Heart Butte, Cut bank and Shelby competed in the Montana High School Association-qualifying meet.
Cut Bank placed three runners in the top five of the boys race: Devin Schultz was second in 20:19, James Greene third at 20:20 and Rhette Micheals fifth at 20:35. Heart Butte's Kyle Saetern was fourth at 20:30.
Heart Butte's Jodee Cree Medicine placed second in the girls race, finishing in 25:42. Kellyn Dunaway (25:42), Grace Rooney (30:18) and Sella Overstreet (32:55) were third, fourth and fifth, respectively, for Cut Bank.
Complete results from the first Sunburst Cross Country Invite are below, and photos are above.
Sunburst Cross Country Invite results
Jaden Koon, Sunburst, 18:49; Devin Schultz, Cut Bank, 20:19; James Greene, Cut Bank, 20:20; Kyle Saetern, Heart Butte, 20:30; Rhette Micheals, Cut Bank, 20:35; Thomas YoungRunningCrane, Heart Butte, 20:52; Nathanial Anderson, Heart Butte, 22:04; Henry Gannon, Cut Bank, 22:21; Xander Manly, Cut Bank, 22:30; Jackson Black, Cut Bank, 22:36; Peyton St. Goddard, Cut Bank, 22:54; Brenna Hedges, Cut Bank, 23:14; Dalton Estey, Cut Bank 24:47; Ian Benjamin, Sunburst, 24:53; Yariel Rodriguez, Cut Bank, 28:45.
Brooke Holland, Sunburst, 23:01; Jodee Cree Medicine, Heart Butte, 25:42; Kellyn Dunaway, Cut Bank, 25:52; Grace Rooney, Cut Bank, 30:18; Sella Overstreet, Cut Bank, 32:55; Grace Poulton, Cut Bank, 32:58; Jahna Welker, Shelby, 33:00; Gabby Cosme, Sunburst, 33:45.