Bowman County barely held off the Mott-Regent/New England boys in the Killdeer invitational April 25 in Killdeer.
The Bulldogs scored 140 points, but the MRNE squad was three points back with 137 and far ahead of host Killdeer (third, 74.5).
But on the girls side, it was a little different.
Killdeer easily won the girls team title at the Cowboys first home track meet, scoring 130.5 points.
Bowman County was second with 80 points. Stanley was third with 88 points, edging Mott-Regent/New England by just one point.
In the boys competition, the Mott-Regent/New England squad came up with victories in the 1,600 and 3,200 relays, while Cody Perkins grabbed a high jump win with a clearance of 5 feet, 10 inches on fewer misses.
The Bulldogs finished the meet with six wins.
For Mott-Regent/New England boys, Joseph Harmon placed second in the 800 meters, while Jaxon Hewson was second in the 110 meter hurdles, just ahead of Kaden Auch in third.
The team from Hettinger County also placed second in the 400 meter relay, while Logan Wolf had a third in the high jump, a second, third and fifth in the triple jump with Aidan Rebel leading the way.
Gabe Sorenson grabbed a pair of second in the discus and the javelin.
Morgan Hertz again led the Mott-Regent/New England squad, with a double win in the 100 meter hurdles and the 300 meter hurdles.
The MRNE squad also won the 1,600 meter relay.
Eve Stegner picked up a second place in the 3,200 meters, while Shelley Kathrein added a second in the high jump.