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Regional meet November 15, 2008 at Sioux Falls SD

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Two teams and five individuals will qualify for NXN national finals December 6, 2008 at Portland OR. 
Heartland Team Rankings - October 9
Rankings by Marc Bloom and Rich Gonzalez; distributed by NSSF

#1 Bismarck ND boys, Sioux Falls Roosevelt SD girls rest after Griak wins

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

1.    Bismarck (ND) [1]   No major meet after big win at Griak event
2.    Wayzata (MN) [2]   Holds out varsity at Swain Inv
3.    Eden Prairie (MN) [3]  Wins Victoria Lions Inv by 38 with 22-second spread
4.    Stevens Point (WI) [4]  Wins Stoughton Inv taking 5 of top 11 spots
5.    Madison West (WI) [5]    Wins Eagle Inv on Kenosha-Parkside course
6.    Mulvane (MS) [7]   Wins flighted Berean Acad meet  with 81:54 5-man time
7.    Madison-La Follette (WI) [BT]  Strong 2nd to Stevens Point at Stoughton meet
8.    Yankton (SD) [9]    Wins Koebernick Inv taking 6 of top 9 with 25-second spread
9.    Stillwater (MN) [NR]   Solid 2nd at Lions Inv as Edina takes 4th
10.    Iowa City (IA) [10]   Wins Bud Williams meet taking 5 of top 8

Cut: Edina (MN) [6]

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

1.    Sioux Falls Roosevelt (SD) [1] No major meet after big Griak victory
2.    Dowling Cath (IA) [2] Easy winner at Ankeny Inv while holding out Katie Flood
3.    Lakeville North (MN) [3]    No major meet
4.    Eden Prairie (MN) [5]   Wins Victoria Lions Inv by 46 over excellent field
5.    Iowa City High (IA) [4]   Sweeps top 7 at Bud Williams Inv
6.    Bismarck (ND) [6]    No major meet
7.    Whitefish Bay (WI) [7]    Wins Purgold Inv with 22 points
8.    Iowa City West (IA) [8]    No major meet
9.    Manhattan (KS) [9]    No major meet
10.    Minnetonka (MN) [10]    2nd at Victoria Lions meet

Bubble teams alphabetically: Bay Port (WI), Blue Valley NW (KS), Derby (KS), Eastview (MN), Fremont (NE), Hopkins (MN), La Crosse Central (WI), Lakeville So (MN), Lawrence Free State (KS), Marian (NE), Millard No (NE), Olathe East (KS), Seward (NE), Shakopee (MN), Urbandale (IA), Yankton (SD), Waukesha West (WI), White Bear