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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Lady Bobcat breaks 32-year-old record at Worland Invite

Ward places first, Holiday second; Swalstad finishes fourth for Warriors

 

September 23, 2016

DAILY NEWS/ Alex Kuhn

Jules Ward heads toward the finish line to break a 32-year-old Worland Invite course record Thursday afternoon.

WORLAND - Thursday night at the Green Hills Golf Course Thermopolis Lady Bobcat Jules Ward broke a Worland Invite course record set in 1982 by Worland's Francine Faure.

Along with winning the Worland Invite, Ward ran an 18:12.39 beating the original time of 18:31 set by Faure 32 years ago. To make the historic occasion even more unique Faure's niece is Ward's coach, Brenna Abel.

"It was my aunt's record," said coach Abel, "it was really exciting for her. This was also her first official 5K under 19 minutes, so overall it was a great day for Jules."

For Ward's teammates they too also set im...



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