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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 23
Rankings by Marc Bloom and Rich Gonzalez; distributed by NSSF

#1 Bismarck ND boys, Roosevelt Sioux Falls SD girls rest for state meets.

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

1.Bismarck (ND) [1]       No major meet, state meet Sat at Jamestown
2.Wayzata (MN) [2]         No major meet, sectional on Wed
3.Eden Prairie (MN) [3]     Wins Shakopee Inv by 44 points
4.Stevens Point (WI) [4]   Sweeps top 5 spots in Wisc Valley Conf
5.Madison West (WI) [5]   Wins Big 8 Conf by 16 over La Follette
6.Edina (MN) [6]        Runs J.V. at Shakopee meet
7.Madison-La Follette (WI) [7]   2nd to West in conf meet
8.Mulvane (KS) [8]    Takes 5 of top 6 in league champs
9.Iowa City High (IA) [9]  Wins MVC Mississippi Divisional taking 5 of top 9
10.Yankton (SD) [10]  No major meet, state meet Sat.

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

1.Sioux Falls Roosevelt (SD) [1]    No meet, state meet Sat
2.Dowling Cath (IA) [2]    Wins CIML Central with 22 points
3.Eden Prairie (MN) [3]  Holds out top runners at Shakopee Inv
4.Lakeville North (MN) [4]     No major meet
5.Iowa City High (IA) [6]     Wins tie-breaker over rival West at MVC Mississippi Divisional
6.Iowa City West (IA) [5]    2nd on tie-breaker at Divisional meet
7.Bismarck (ND) [7]     No major meet, state meet Sat in Jamestown
8.Whitefish Bay (WI) [8]  Wins North Shore Conf with 28 points
9.Manhattan (KS) [9]    Wins Centennial League with 28 points
10.Minnetonka (MN) [10]       No major meet

Bubble teams alphabetically: Bay Port (WI), Chaska (MN), Fremont (NE), Hopkins (MN), La Crosse Central (WI), Lawrence Free State (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)