One week after the Glasgow cross country team set nine personal bests at its home meet, the Scotties ran even faster, setting 12 personal records and 14 season best times at the Havre Blue Pony Invitational on Saturday.
The girls finished three of the top four runners at the meet on the way to another team victory. Jami Johnson took the top spot at the event, finishing in a time of 18:51, just a few seconds of her pace from last week. Right behind her was freshman Josie Braaten, with a personal best time of 18:58 for a second place finish. Rachael Zeiger finished fourth overall, setting a personal best mark of 19:20.
Overall the Scotties finished with 30 points to outpace Havre for the team title.
Each of the last two scorers for Glasgow also set personal best times at the meet. Emma Fewer finished eighth with a time of 19:46 and Amanda Wolff finished 15th with a time of 20:27. Ellen Walstad finished with a season best time of 20:53 and Amanda McDonald returned from injury with a 21st place finish and a time of 21:31.
The boys had an equally impressive day, with six of the eight runners setting personal records, including each of the top five.
Luke Zeiger led the way, with a seventh place finish and a time of 16:46. Austin Green also set a fast pace, finishing in 16:54 for a ninth place finish. Walt Dalbey finished 16th with a time of 17:23 and Bridger Sanders finished 29th with a time of 17:56. Ben Kountz rounded out the scoring for the Scotties, posting a personal best time of 20:24 to finish 46th. Gage Legare closed out the varsity squad, finishing 51st with a time of 20:58.
The junior varsity teams did well at the meet. Laurel Wageman finished second for the girls, entering the chutes with a personal best time of 22:23. Kerry Hoffman finished fourth in 23:23 and Michelle Mulligan finished ninth in 24:48. Rounding out the team, Danielle Belleau finished 26th with a time of 27:35, Madison Hansen finished 33rd with a time of 28:48 and Alyssa Hoffman finished 34th with a time of 31:25.
For the JV boys, Jake Shawver finished in 27th with a time of 21:04 and Parker Kulczyk set a personal best time of 21:05 to finish 28th.
The Scotties have just two meets left before the State championships, traveling to Miles City this week and Dodson on Oct. 15 as the last two warmups before the big race in Missoula.