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NXN 2008 Northeast Region
Regional Meet: November 29, 2008 at Wappingers Falls, NY

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Northeast Team Rankings - November 13
Rankings by Marc Bloom and Rich Gonzalez, distributed by NSSF

#1 Don Bosco NJ boys, Newton South MA girls gird for state meets this week

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

1.Don Bosco (NJ)     [1]   Holds out top runners in Catholic Track Conf meet, State Group Champs on Sat
2.North Penn (PA) [2]       Previously won State 3A
3.W.Windsor-Plainsboro N (NJ) [4]        Wins sectional with 18 points as pack rallies behind Rosa twins
4.Danbury (CT) [3]   Wins New England Championship by 8 points at Derryfield Park in NH
5.Christian Bros Acad (NJ) [5]  Easy winner in Catholic Track Conf as pack runs together, faces Don Bosco on Sat
6.Amity (CT) [BT]      2nd in New Englands after placing 3rd in state meet the week before
7.La Salle (PA) [7]   Previously 2nd in State 3A
8.No. Allegheny (PA) [8]   Previously close 3rd in State 3A
9.Haddonfield (NJ) [9]      Wins sectional with 16 points, defends State Group II title on Sat
10.Hanover (NH) [10]    3rd in New Englands

Cut: Bishop Guertin (NH) [6]

Bubble teams alphabetically: Amherst (MA), Bishop Guertin (NH), Bishop Hendricken (RI), Conard (CT), Council Rock No (PA), Cumberland Valley (PA), Essex (VT), Germantown Friends (PA), Greely (ME), Henderson (PA), La Salle (RI), Mansfield (MA), Mendham (NJ), Methuen (MA), Millburn (NJ), Morris Hills (NJ), Nashua So (NH), Nashua No (NH), Newton So (MA), No. Andover (MA), Old Bridge (NJ), Perkiomen Valley (PA), Pinkerton (NH), Seekonk (MA), Shelton (CT), St. John’s Prep (MA), Upper Dublin (PA), West Windsor-Plainsboro So (NJ)

1.Newton South (MA) [1]   Wins another duel with Sudbury by 6 points in Eastern Mass Div I, state meet Sat
2.Lincoln-Sudbury (MA) [2] Close 2nd to Newton South in Eastern Mass Div I, state meet Sat
3.Glastonbury (CT) [4]  Wins New England Champs by 70 points over Hanover
4.Emmaus (PA) [3]    Previously won State 3A
5.Hanover (NH) [5]     2nd in New Englands
6.Phillips Andover (MA) [9]  Wins New Eng Prep title with 25 points with 4 girls from ’07 regional 4th-placer
7.Haddonfield (NJ) [7]    Wins sectional with 19 points, state group meet Sat
8.Greater Latrobe (PA) [8]   Previously 2nd in State 3A
9.La Salle (RI) [9]   3rd in New Englands, 38 points behind Hanover
10.Hamilton-Wenham (MA) [NR]  Wins Eastern Mass Div IV with 5 in top 10 and excellent times at Boston’s Franklin Pk

Cut: Haverhill (MA) [6]   

Bubble teams alphabetically: Barrington (RI), Bishop Feehan (MA), Cape Elizabeth (ME), Cumberland Valley (PA), Essex (VT), Guilford (CT), Haverhill (MA), Hillsborough (NJ), Holy Angels (NJ), Immaculate Heart (NJ), Liberty (PA), Msgr. Donovan (NJ), North Penn (PA), Norwich Free (CT), Norwin (PA), Pope John XXIII (NJ), Red Bank Cath (NJ), Ridge (NJ), So. Brunswick (NJ), Toms River No (NJ), Voorhees (NJ), Wilton (CT)