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Regional meet November 15, 2008 at Sioux Falls SD

Iowa - Kansas - Minnesota - Nebraska - 
North Dakota - South Dakota - Wisconsin

Two teams and five individuals will qualify for NXN national finals December 6, 2008 at Portland OR. 
Heartland Team Rankings - October 16
Rankings by Marc Bloom and Rich Gonzalez; distributed by NSSF

Status quo: Bismarck ND boys, Roosevelt Sioux Falls SD girls still #1

Last week's ranking in parentheses.  BT=bubble team.  NR=not ranked

1.Bismarck (ND) [1]   No major meet
2.Wayzata (MN) [2]    Wins Classic Lake Conference by 7 over Edina
3.Eden Prairie (MN) [3]    Wins Lake Conference by 49 with 30-second spread
4.Stevens Point (WI) [4]   Wins Wisconsin Rapids Inv by 89 points
5.Madison West (WI) [5]   Wins Madison City Champs by 2 over La Follette
6.Edina (MN) [BT]   2nd to Wayzata in conference meet
7.Madison La-Follette (WI) [7]   Close 2nd to West in city champs
8.Mulvane (KS) [6]    Takes 6 of top 8 in Circle Inv to win by 70 points
9.Iowa City High (IA) [10]   Wins MVC Super Meet by 40 with 25-second spread
10.Yankton (SD) [8]     Wins Eastern SD Conference meet

Cut: Stillwater (MN) [9]

Bubble teams alphabetically: Aquinas (KS), Cedar Rapids Washington (IA), Fremont (NE), Lawrence (KS), Lincoln Pius X (NE), Kearney (NE), Manhattan (KS), Millard West (NE), Moorhead (MN), Shawnee Mission (KS), Stillwater (MN), Valley (IA), White Bear Lake (MN)

1.Sioux Falls Roosevelt (SD) [1]   Wins Greater Dakota Conf taking 5 of top 8
2.Dowling Cath (IA) [2]   No major meet
3.Eden Prairie (MN) [4]  Wins Lake Conference by 29 over Lakeville North
4.Lakeville North (MN) [3]    2nd to Eden Prairie in conference meet
5.Iowa City West (IA) [8]    Defeats rival City High by 3 in MVC Super Meet
6.Iowa City High (IA) [5]     Close 2nd to West in MVC meet
7.Bismarck (ND) [6]     No major meet
8.Whitefish Bay (WI) [7]     No major meet
9.Minnetonka (MN) [10]   Wins Classic Lake Conf over Hopkins
10.Manhattan (KS) [9]   4th at Haskell Univ Inv while missing #2, 3 and 4 girls           

Bubble teams alphabetically: Bay Port (WI), Chaska (MN), Fremont (NE), Hopkins (MN), La Crosse Central (WI), Lawrence (KS), Marian (NE), Millard No (NE), Olathe East (KS), Pewaukee (WI), Rapid City Stevens (SD), Seward (NE), Yankton (SD), Waukesha West (WI), White Bear Lake (MN), Woodbury (MN)