Bowman County wins NDHSAA Class B Cross Country team title


October 24, 2020 7:45 pm

By Tom Mix
NDHSAA Media Specialist

COOPERSTOWN, N.D. – There is a new team atop the Class B boys cross country division.

Bowman County scored 56 points on Saturday, October 24 at Cooperstown Country Club to win the 2020 NDHSAA Class B boys cross country team state championship ending a string of eight consecutive team state titles for New Town.

Leading the way for the Bulldogs was senior Brian Miller, who took home NDHSAA Class B individual state championship honors racing to a time of 16:14.7. Runner up honors in the individual race went to Noah Rolfe of Stanley (16:15.9).

The Bulldogs also got all-state finishes from Caleb Sarsland (7th, 17:05.2), Taylor Wanner (11, 17:13.1) and Austin Wanner (12, 17:18.2).

Runner up in the team race went to Hillsboro/Central Valley (101) points. 

INDIVIDUAL TOP 20

1. Brian Miller, Bowman County, 16:14.7; 2. Noah Rolfe, Stanley, 16:15.9; 3. Ian Busche, Beulah-Hazen, 16:34.7; 4. Patrick Wrigley, Shiloh Christian, 16:39.5; 5. Owen Duttenhefner, Killdeer, 16:56.8; 6. Christian Brist, Hillsboro-Central Valley, 17:00.0; 7. Caleb Sarsland, Bowman County, 17:05.2; 8. Lane McCleary, Enderlin, 17:07.3; 9. Jackson Anderson, Hillsboro/Central Valley, 17:09.8; 10. Ethan Schaffer, Kindred, 17:10.8; 11. Taylor Wanner, Bowman County, 17:13.1; 12. Austin Wanner, Bowman County, 17:18.2; 13. Cole Campbell, Kindred, 17:25.4; 14. Gavin Nelson, Griggs-Midkota, 17:25.6; 15. Jace Anderesen, Killdeer, 17:26.2; 16. Jesse White, White Shield, 17:26.5; 17. Kaden Fuller, Shiloh Christian, 17:27.6; 18. Tanner Lundwall, May-Port-CG, 17:29.2; 19. Austin Dibble, Rugby, 17:30.6; 20. Tommy Kern, Grafton, 17:34.1

TEAM RESULTS (Top 5)

1. Bowman County, 56; 2. Hillsboro/Central Valley, 101; 3. Griggs-Midkota, 134; 4. Stanley, 176; 5. Kindred, 188.

COMPLETE 2020 NDHSAA CLASS B BOYS CROSS COUNTRY STATE MEET RESULTS

2020 NDHSCA Class B Boys Cross Country Senior Athlete of the Year:

NOAH ROLFE from STANLEY HIGH SCHOOL

2020 NDHSCA Class B Boys Cross Country Coach of the Year: 

JONATHAN JAHNER from BOWMAN COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL

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