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A 9C 3-Peat for the Longhorns

Fort Benton girls crush the field at the District 9C track meet in Havre


Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Fort Benton's Leah Gannon leaps towards the pit during Wednesday's District 9C track meet at the Havre Middle School Track. Gannon and the Longhorns easily won their third straight 9C title. For full results, see Page A7.

The Fort Benton girls track team is no stranger to success in the postseason. In fact, the Longhorns are pretty used to it and with the way they performed at the District 9C track meet Wednesday in Havre, their run seems far from over.

The Longhorns, who entered the 9C meet as the two-time defending champions and the returning Class C runner-up, won 11 of the 17 events held and finished with an impressive 221 points on their way to a third straight 9C championship. Chinook finished second with 98 points and coming in third was Turner. The Tornadoes edged out Big Sandy for the trophy, as th...

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