Cut Bank boys record best times at CB Invitational

By Kent Shaffer
Wednesday, September 19, 2007 10:17 AM MDT

The Cut Bank Cross Country Booster Invitational was held at the Cut Bank Golf and Country Club Course on Friday, Sept. 14.

Ryan Bahr

Seven out of nine Cut Bank runners had season's best times Friday at the Annual Booster Club Invitational.

Varsity Boys Team Scores: Browning, 15, Cut Bank 93, Shelby 115, Raymond, Alberta No Score.

Ricky Cline led the Wolves with his season's best time of 18:22. Cut Bank's next runner was fellow senior Ryan Bahr who was 18th in 20:07 in his first race of the season. Thirtyone seconds behind Bahr was freshman Zach Altenburg with a season's best of 20:38. Fourth man for the Wolves with a good race was freshman Max Dubbe who had a season's best of 21:07, just 29 seconds behind Altenburg. Fifth and final scorer for the Wolves was senior Jacob Johnson with a time of 21:20 and placed 24th. The Wolves 1-5 split was 3:02. After Johnson it was Kris Seglum 29th in 22:01, Nick Gilbert 22:05 (season's best) 30th, Beau Pitman 22:42 33rd (first race), Jeff Brown season's best 24:33 40th place.

In the middle school boys race seventh grader Jacob D'Isidoro ran well finishing in second place in the 1-1/2 mile race. D'Isidoro ran a season's best time of 8:53 in the 14-runner field.

Mario Vanek, running in his first race had a time of 11:41 and finished in seventh place with a good race Friday. Vanek is a seventh grader. Sixth grader Ben D'Isidoro also had a good race at the Booster Club Meet. D'Isidoro ran a season's best time of 11:53 and finished in 8th place.

Cut Bank's next meet is the Mountain West Classic Saturday at the University of Montana Golf Course. The meet is the largest in Montana and attracts teams from Montana, Idaho, Washington, Utah and Canada.

The schedule of events and the number of competitors in the 2006 races is as follows: 9:30 - J.V. Girls 3-miles (313 runners), 10:15 - J.V. Boys 3-miles (389 runners), 11:00 - Varsity Girls 3-miles (320 runners), 11:40 - Varsity Boys 3-miles (277 runners).