Despite an epic and close battle in Big Sky, the now 0-6 Ennis Mustangs fell to Lone Peak on Oct. 9. Final score: 38-36. The Mustang’s next game is a senior night Madison County matchup at home against Twin Bridges at 7 p.m. on Oct. 22.
The undefeated Panthers continued their winning streak at their Oct. 1 regional game in Ennis, outscoring their cross-county rivals 43-28.
The 0-5 Mustangs are now prepping for their next matchup on Oct. 8 against the Big Horns of Big Sky. They’ll then have a bye week to recoup before a home game against Twin Bridges on Oct. 22.
During the first week of August, Ennis’ Randy Brown won the senior division of Montana State Amateur Golf Association’s Annual Championship. Over the three-day competition the venue took place at: Butte Country Club, The Old Works in Anaconda and Fairmont Hot Springs.
Ennis’ cross-country competitors have been making the most of the sport’s short season, recently competing in several meets including the Mountain West Classic in Missoula on Sept. 19. A notable finish from that meet included Lilly Connor’s personal record of 27:59.
Results from Butte Central Invite on Sept. 7
Eli Beardsley: 6th, 19:31
Tait Olson: 7th, 20:21
Genesis Boyles: 1st, 24:53
Sky Boyd: 7th, 27:30
Results from Bozeman Invite on Sept. 11
Never mind the recent 35-8 loss against Sheridan – Twin Bridges bounced back on Sep. 10 with a 68-16 win on the road against Absarokee.
Twin Bridges Head Coach Brett Nordahl attributed the win to his team’s ability to get their run game going right off the bat, as well as excellent gang tackling from start to finish.
It was a battle of neighboring rivals on Sep. 3 when the Sheridan Panthers headed down the road for a matchup against the Twin Bridges Falcons.
It was a long but successful day for Ennis’ long-distance runners at the Belgrade XC Meet in Bozeman on Sep. 2. Freshman boys started the day at 10 a.m., with competitors pounding the pavement throughout the day, ending with middle school girls at 2:15 p.m.
The Mustangs gave it their all, but ultimately the Park City Panthers proved their prowess, defeating Ennis on Sep. 3 with a score of 44-20. Mustang Head Coach Mike Speck said, despite the loss, the boys saw what they are capable of doing, and the coaching staff is excited for them to put it all together for 48 minutes straight.