Wyoming High School Cross Country Scoreboard: Sept. 15-19, 2022
Wyoming High School cross country teams have reached Week 4 of the 2022 season.
It’s a busier week with more teams spread across more meets.
The week in Wyoming begins in Lander and Rawlins. Then, it goes to Afton, Douglas, and Sheridan.
There are nine teams that will compete out of state.
This is the Week 4 schedule for cross country. All schedules are subject to change.
Thursday, Sept. 15:
Lander Invitational at Lander G.C. – Fort Washakie, Green River, Lander, Powell, Riverton, Rocky Mountain, St. Stephens, Thermopolis, Wind River, Worland, Wyoming Indian.
Rawlins Invitational at Sinclair G.C. – Burns/Pine Bluffs, Cheyenne South, Laramie, Rawlins, Rock River, Saratoga/Encampment, Wheatland.
Raynn Smith of Rawlins won the girls' division at 20:01.67. Dominic Eberle from Laramie took the boys' division with a time of 16:53.76.
Eldon Knudson Invitational Cross Country Meet at Custer-Rocky Knolls CC in Custer, SD – Newcastle, Sundance + 14 South Dakota teams.
On the girls' side, Aspen Bloom of Newcastle was the highest finisher from Wyoming, placing seventh. Boys' results have not been posted.
Friday, Sept. 16:
Douglas Invitational at Douglas Country Club – Douglas, Glenrock, Torrington, Wright.
Jaden Meyer of Douglas takes the girls' division at 22:15. While Torrington's Aydan Loya won the boys' division at 17:27.
Michelle Ludwig XC Invite in Sheridan at Blacktooth Park – Big Horn, Buffalo, Campbell County, Cody, Kelly Walsh, Moorcroft, Natrona County, Sheridan, Thunder Basin, Tongue River.
Natrona County took first in both the girls' and boys' divisions. Taylen Stinson of Cody won the girls' race at 19:16.78, and Austin Akers of Sheridan won the boys' at 15:57.29.
Star Valley XC Invite at Valley View G.C. – Rock Springs, Star Valley; Out-of-State Teams: Madison (ID), Manila (UT), Rich (UT), Rigby (ID).
Led by a win from Habtamu Wetzel (16:57), the Star Valley Braves won on their home course. Four other runners were among the top 12. The SV girls took fifth.
Arvada West Durden Invitational 2022 at Stenger Soccer Complex in Arvada, CO – Cheyenne Central + 19 Colorado teams.
Cheyenne Central finished second overall on both the girls' and boys' sides. Sydney Morell finished first on the girls' side, one of three girls to finish in the top 15. Bridger Brokaw led the way for five Indians to finish in the top 15.
Newell Invitational at Newell (SD) G.C. – Hulett + 9 South Dakota teams.
Abby Palus took second in the girls meet for Hulett, allowing the Red Devils to take fourth. Three other girls place in the top 30 as well. The boys did not place.
Saturday, Sept. 17:
2022 Border Wars XC at Valley Regional Park in Salt Lake City, UT – Evanston, Lyman, Mountain View, Riverton + 46 teams from Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, & Utah.
The Riverton girls finished second overall, with Lucy Schofield taking fourth; Ryann Jones took tenth for the Wolverines. Karley Sabey from Lyman took seventh. The highest Wyoming finisher on the boys' side was Brigham Fanos of Lyman, who finished 38th.
Andy Meyers Invitational at Monfort Park in Greeley, CO – Cheyenne East + 15 Colorado teams.
Cheyenne East girls finished second overall, they had five runners in the top ten. The boys took fourth, with Lucas Steveson placing highest, finishing fifteenth.
Monday, Sept. 19:
Rocky Mountain XC Invitational at Foster Gulch G.C. in Lovell – Lovell, Powell, Rocky Mountain/Burlington
Kinley Cooley of Powell won the girls' race at a time of 20:52. She led the Panthers to the team title, as well. Rocky Mountain/Burlington's Howard McNiven won the boys' race at 17:24. He led his team to the boys' crown by three team points.