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Regional Meet: November 22, 2008 at Tempe AZ

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Two teams and five individuals will qualify for NXN national finals December 6, 2008 at Portland OR
Southwest Team Rankings - November 13
Rankings by Marc Bloom and Rich Gonzalez; distributed by NSSF

Albuquerque Academy NM boys prevail in state meet; Classical CO and other top girls teams await NXN regional.

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

1.Albuquerque Acad (NM) [1]   Wins State 4A by 3 over Los Alamos in another close one between two great rivals
2.Cibola (NM) [2]   Wins State 5A and matches evenly with Academy in merged scoring
3.Los Alamos (NM) [3]   Close 2nd to Academy in State 4A
4.Alta (UT) [4]     Previously won State 5A
5.Rio Rico (AZ) [6]  Wins State 4A-II by 19, tops merged scoring by more than 100 points
6.Sandia (NM) [BT]  2nd to Cibola in State 5A as Eldorado takes 3rd
7.Timpview (UT) [5]     Previously won State 4A
8.American Fork (UT) [7]  Previously 2nd in State 5A
9.Catalina (AZ) [NR]    2nd to Rio Rico in State 4A-II
10.Mingus (AZ) [8]   3rd in State 4A-II, 1 point behind Catalina

Cut: Eldorado (NM) [9], Cherry Creek (CO) [10]

Bubble teams alphabetically: Alhambra (AZ), Cactus Shadows (AZ), Campbell County (WY), Carson (NV), Catalina Foothills (AZ), Centennial (NV), Cherry Creek (CO), Clovis (NM), Coronado (CO), Dakota Ridge (CO), Davis (UT), Desert Vista (AZ), Eldorado (NM), Falcon (CO),  Gallup (NM), Park City (UT), Regis (CO), Reno (NV), Sabino (AZ), Shadow Mountain (AZ), Tuba City (AZ), Wheat Ridge (CO)

1.Classical (CO) [1]    Previously won State 3A
2.Fort Collins (CO) [2]  Previously won State 5A
3.Davis (UT) [3]    Previously won State 5A
4.Mountain Crest (UT) [4]  Previously won State 4A
5.Park City (UT) [5]   Previously won State 3A
6.Rio Rancho (NM) [BT]     Wins State 5A by 24 with 39-second spread
7.Xavier Prep (AZ) [6]    Wins State 5A-I over Mountain View Mesa
8.O’Connor (AZ) [BT]     Wins State 4A-1
9.Highlands Ranch (CO) [7]   Previously 2nd in State 5A
10.Cherry Creek (CO) [8]   Previously 3rd in State 5A

Cut: Thompson Valley (CO) [9], Ironwood Ridge (AZ) [10]

Bubble teams alphabetically: Alamosa (CO), Albuquerque Acad (NM), Boulder (CO), Cheyenne Central (WY), Cheyenne Mountain (CO), Coronado (NV), Dakota Ridge (CO), Flagstaff (AZ), Galena (NV), Gallup (NM), Ironwood Ridge (AZ), Jordan (UT), La Cueva (NM),  Mountain View (UT),  Mountain View Mesa (AZ), Palmer (CO), Saguaro (AZ), South Tahoe (NV), St. Pius (NM), Thompson Valley (CO)