Libby’s Cheroske wins Wilderness Run

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  • Libby senior John Cheroske won Saturday's Wilderness Run meet at Flower Hills cross country ski area. (Tana Wilson/The Western News)

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    Libby’s Halona LaFeur (405), and Aurora Smith (407) set their pace together Saturday at the Wilderness Run. LaFleur was second and Smith third. (Tana Wilson/The Western News)

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    Libby sophomore Lucky Martin ran a personal best on the Flower Creek course. (Tana Wilson/The Western News)

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    Libby seventh-grade runner Madison Vincent won the Wilderness Run for the girls. She ran 1.5 miles in 10:09.3. (Tana Wilson/The Western News)

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    Libby eighth-grade runner Greyson Thompson (124) leads the pack for the middle school at the Wilderness Run. Thompson placed first with a time of 9:26.13. (Tana Wilson/The Western News)

  • Libby senior John Cheroske won Saturday's Wilderness Run meet at Flower Hills cross country ski area. (Tana Wilson/The Western News)

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    Libby’s Halona LaFeur (405), and Aurora Smith (407) set their pace together Saturday at the Wilderness Run. LaFleur was second and Smith third. (Tana Wilson/The Western News)

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    Libby sophomore Lucky Martin ran a personal best on the Flower Creek course. (Tana Wilson/The Western News)

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    Libby seventh-grade runner Madison Vincent won the Wilderness Run for the girls. She ran 1.5 miles in 10:09.3. (Tana Wilson/The Western News)

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    Libby eighth-grade runner Greyson Thompson (124) leads the pack for the middle school at the Wilderness Run. Thompson placed first with a time of 9:26.13. (Tana Wilson/The Western News)

Libby’s John Cheroske was an easy winner in Saturday’s Wilderness Run at the South Flower Creek cross country ski area.

It’s the second year Libby has held the run and despite wet and muddy conditions, the event had more participants and bystanders than the previous year.

Cheroske won the boys race with a time of 18:19.73, about 14 seconds ahead of Eureka’s Chaidh Lochridge.

Eureka beat the Loggers overall, placing its runners second through seventh.

Lochridge finished in 18:33.71 while teammate Gavin Bates was third in 18:35.08.

Libby’s Lucky Martin ran a faster time than he did on the course last year finishing at 20:05.23.

In the girls race, Eurkea’s Maya Carvey was the winner in 23:49.92 while Libby’s Halona LaFleur was the top Lady Logger, and second overall, in 24:08.18. Libby’s Aurora Smith was third overall, running a 24:13.46.

Boys

1. John Cheroske Libby 18:19.73

2. Chaidh Lochridge Eureka 18:33.71

3. Gavin Bates Eureka 18:35.08

4. Henry Cooke Eureka 19:01.61

5. Alex Lowe Eureka 19:03.94

6. Ian Kumle Eureka 19:35.97

7. Jacob Buckingham Eureka 19:39

8. Lucky Martin Libby 20:05.23

9. Kyle Durden Eureka 21:29.42

10. Dawson Rose Libby 21:34.56

11. Vance Ward Libby 21:45.58

12. Tristan Place Libby 21:49.66

13. Thomas Roark Libby 21:59.31

Girls

1. Maya Carvey Eureka 23:49.92

2. Halona LaFleur Libby 24:08.18

3. Aurora Smith Libby 24:13.46

4. Megan Hanson Eureka 25:19.34

5. Izzy Coffman Eureka 25:19.45

6. Morgan Gore Eureka 27:32.04

7. Aurora Thayer Eureka 30:06.1

8. Gabby Fantozzi Libby 30:10.1

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