The 2023 Billings Cross Country Invitational at Ahmed Park saw 35 teams from across Montana with eight teams from Wyoming.
Cody, Buffalo, Burlington, Lovell, Powell, Rocky Mountain, Thermopolis, and Worland were the Wyoming schools competing.
Cody Bronc Senior Charlie Hulbert won the race with a time of 15:41.51, 15 seconds faster than Worland’s Trajn Swalstad in 2nd place.
The Broncs finished:
1st Charlie Hulbert
8th Ben Stewart
32nd Noah Kingston
36th Val Payne
37th Randall Nielson
The Broncs finished 3rd overall with 114 points behind Winner Billings West with 61 points and Worland with 112 points.
Cody Fillies Freshman Lillie Kirkham was 6th with Cody’s top finish.
The Fillies finished:
6th Lillie Kirkham
13th Mersades Jackson
20th Kylee Silva
21st Julia Nelson
23rd Elisa Wachob
Cody finished 2nd overall with 83 points, and Hardin won the Invite with 43 points including 4 top 10 finishes and winning 1st and 2nd.
Each race for both boys and girls had 100 runners in the Varsity Event.
The Cody High School Cross Country team will be in Hardin next week.
Listen to our interview with Senior Charlie Hulbert.
pictures provided by Brent Silva