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2008 Regional Team XC Rankings

September 11 rankings by region.

Rankings distributed by National Scholastic Sports Foundation.
Prepared by Marc Bloom and Rich Gonzalez


 Boys New York
1.Shenendehowa                        No major meet yet
2.Fayetteville-Manlius                No major meet yet
3.Arlington                            No major meet yet
4.Queensbury                            No major meet yet
5.Shoreham-Wading River            No major meet yet
6.Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake            No major meet yet
7.Honeoye Falls-Lima                No major meet yet
8.East Aurora                          Wins JFK Inv taking 5 of top 10 on 4k course
9.Pittsford-Mendon                  Triple dual winner in 4-way meet taking 1-2-3
10.Newark Valley                    No major meet yet

Bubble teams alphabetically: Bishop Ford, Brighton, Chaminade, Collegiate, Ithaca, Massapequa, McKee SI Tech, Msgr. Farrell, No. Rockland, Northport, Penfield, Port Washington, Rush-Henrietta, Shaker, Smithtown, St. Anthony’s, Suffern, Wantagh, Warwick Valley, Washingtonville, West Genesee

Boys Northeast
(CT, ME, MA, NH, NJ, PA, RI, VT)
1.Don Bosco (NJ)                    No major meet yet
2.Morris Hills (NJ)                    No major meet yet
3.W Windsor Plainsboro No (NJ)    No major meet yet
4.North Penn (PA)                    Wins Central Bucks E Inv taking 5 of top 8 with 44-second spread
5.Danbury (CT)                        No major meet yet
6.Haddonfield     (NJ)                    No major meet yet
7.Upper Dublin (PA)                    No major meet yet
8.Millburn (NJ)                        No major meet yet
9.La Salle (RI)                        No major meet yet
10.North Allegheny (PA)            Wins Red, White and Blue Inv by 20 with 15-second spread

Cut: Christian Bros (NJ)

Bubble teams alphabetically: Brookline (MA), Cherokee (NJ), Christian Bros (NJ), Colts Neck (NJ), Council Rock No (PA), Cumberland Valley (PA), Greely (ME), Hanover (NH), Newton So (MA), North East (PA), North Hills (PA), Seneca Valley (PA), West Windsor-Plainsboro So (NJ), Whitman-Hanson (MA)

Boys South                       
(AR, LA, MS, OK, TX)
1.The Woodlands (TX)                Wins Andy Wells Inv taking 5 of top 10 to defeat Cinco Ranch
2.Cinco Ranch (TX)                    2nd at Wells after winning Katy Inv over Seven Lakes with 33-second spread
3.Cedar Park (TX)           Wins Texas State Inv taking 5 of top 8
4.Klein Oak (TX)                        Wins earlier Friday Night Lights meet over Seven Lakes
5.Seven Lakes (TX)                    Pre-season #1 loses first two meets while missing #2 runner
6.Kingwood (TX)                    3rd at Andy Wells after decisive win over Strake Jesuit at Cougar Classic
7.Poteet (TX)                         No major meet yet, opens Sept. 20
8.Strake Jesuit (TX)                    Wins Puma Inv with 5 in top 15
9.Flower Mound (TX)                Wins Marcus I Inv by 22 points
10.Del Rio (TX)                    No major meet yet, opens Sept. 20

Cut: Southlake Carroll (TX), Rogers (AR), Georgetown (TX)

Bubble teams alphabetically: Brother Martin (LA), Clear Lake (TX), Coppell (TX), Georgetown (TX), Houston Mem (TX), Jesuit (LA), Lamar (TX), Lockhart (TX), Marcus (TX), Mayde Creek (TX), Moore (OK), Rogers (AR), Southlake Carroll (TX), Tulsa Union (OK)

Boys Southeast                    
(AL, DE, FL, GA, KY, MD, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
1.Oakton (VA)                        No major meet yet
2.Green Hope (NC)                    Wins earlier Providence Inv taking 6 of top 13 with 54-second spread
3.Jefferson Sci/Tech (VA)            No major meet yet
4.Brookwood (GA)                    Wins earlier Stage Race with 2-mile times of 10:09 to 10:17
5.Broughton (NC)                  Wins earlier Kickoff Classic taking 5 of top 12 at 3k distance
6.Jamestown (VA)                    No major meet yet
7.Mountain Brook (AL)          Wins Berry (GA) Inv over excellent field including Hoover (AL) and Baylor (TN)
8.Chapel Hill (NC)                    Wins earlier Western NC meet by 21 over Mooresville, the Eye Opener (SC) victor
9.Northwest (MD)                    No major meet yet
10.Melbourne (FL)                    No major meet yet

Cut: Baylor (TN), Hoover (AL)

Bubble teams alphabetically: Albemarle (VA), Atlee (VA), Baylor (TN), Bethesda-Chevy Chase (MD), Brentsville (VA), Caesar Rodney (DE), Collins Hill (GA), Columbus (FL), Daviess County (KY), Enloe (NC), Freeman (VA), Hoover (AL), JL Mann (SC), Maggie Walker (VA), Marrieta (GA), Midlothian (VA), Mountain View (VA), Oak Mountain (AL), Oak Ridge (TN), Ocean Lakes (VA), Potomac Falls (VA), St. Xavier (KY), Wando (SC), Western Albemarle (VA), Wilde Lake (MD), Wheeling Park (WV), Winter Park (FL)

Boys Midwest                             
(IL, IN, MI, MO, OH)
1.Neuqua Valley (IL)                    Defending natl champs win Hornet-Red Devil Inv running 1-2-8-10-11
2.York (IL)                            No major meet yet
3.St. Louis Univ (MO)                Wins First Capital Inv taking 7 of top 14
4.Carmel (IN)                           Streaking Greyhounds’ latest win State Preview Inv by 36 points
5.Naperville No (IL)                    No major meet yet
6.Centerville (OH)                    Wins Tiffin Carnival 1-A race over state powers
7.Saline (MI)                            No major meet yet
8.Pioneer (MI)                   Wins W. Bloomfield/Bro. Rice Inv with 44-second spread
9.Mentor (OH)                        Close 2nd in Tiffin meet ahead of several state powers
10.St. John Jesuit (OH)                3rd in Tiffin meet

Cut: Fishers (IN), Medina (OH)

Bubble teams alphabetically: Dexter (MI), Ft. Wayne Carroll (IN), Fishers (IN) Francis Howell No (MO), Geneva (IL), Kickapoo (MO), Linden (MI), Lyons Township (IL), Mason (OH), McCutcheon (IN), Medina (OH), North Central (IN), Palatine (IL), Parkway West (MO), Rochester Adams (MI), Rockford (MI), St. Francis de Sales (OH), St. Ignatius (OH), Terre Haute No (IN), Waubonsie Valley (IL), Westfield (IN), West Plains (MO)

Boys Heartland
(IA, KS, MN, NE, ND, SD, WI)
1.Wayzata (MN)                      Wins Hopkins Inv by 11 over Eden Prairie running 1-2 with 39-second spread
2.Bismarck (ND)             Wins Becki Wells Inv taking 4 of top 8
3.Eden Prairie (MN)               Close 2nd to Wayzata at Hopkins
4.Shawnee Mission NW (KS)        Wins Greg Wilson Inv over Aquinas with 40-second spread
5.Edina (MN)                       Earlier 2nd to Wayzata at Marshfield Columbus Inv (WI)
6.St. Thomas Aquinas (KS)            Close 2nd to Shawnee at Wilson meet
7.Stevens Point (WI)       Wins Neenah Inv by 27 taking 5 of top 11 with 38-second spread
8.Yankton (SD)                        No major meet yet
9.Norfolk (NE)                        No major meet yet
10.Cedar Rapids Washington (IA)    Wins Prairie Inv by 36 over state 3A defender Xavier

Cut: Brainerd (MN), Stillwater (MN)

Bubble teams alphabetically: Alexandria (MN), Brainerd (MN), Madison-La Follette (WI), Manhattan (KS), Moorhead (MN), Owatonna (MN), Pleasant Valley (IA), Sioux Falls Roosevelt (SD), White Bear Lake (MN)

Boys Southwest                     
(AZ, CO, NV, NM, UT, WY)
1.Albuquerque Acad (NM)            Wins first encounter with Los Alamos, taking U-NM Lobo Inv by 31 points
2.Los Alamos (NM)                    2nd to Academy at Lobo meet
3.Timpview (UT)                       Wins BYU Autumn Classic by 36 after earlier triumph in Grass Relays
4.Cibola (NM)                        3rd at Lobo meet with excellent showing against two national powers
5.Durango (CO)          Dominates Bayfield Inv on tough course
6.Eldorado (NM)        4th at Lobo meet, 7 points behind Cibola
7.Mtn View Mesa (AZ)                No major meet yet
8.Mingus (AZ)                        No major meet yet
9.Cherry Creek (CO)           Wins Cherry Creek Inv over several state powers
10.Reno (NV)                     Earlier Nevada Twilight winner by 46 points at 4k

Cut: Wheat Ridge (CO), Gallup (NM)

Bubble teams alphabetically: American Fork (UT), Carson (NV), Chaparral (CO), Dakota Ridge (CO), Davis (UT), Fort Collins (CO), Galena (NV), Gallup (NM), Heritage (CO), Mountain View (UT), Ogden (UT), Pine View (UT), Regis Jesuit (CO), Wheat Ridge (CO)

Boys Northwest
(AK, HI, ID, MT, OR, WA)
1.North Central (WA)                Wins 6-team Tracy Walters Inv running 1-3-4-6-12
2.Mead (WA)                            No major meet yet
3.Seattle Prep (WA)               Solid 2nd to No Central in Walters meet
4.Henry Jackson (WA)                No major meet yet
5.Central Catholic (OR)          Earlier 2-point win over Mtn. View in Driscoll meet while short-handed
6.Jesuit (OR)                  Takes 5 of top 6 spots in Chapman Inv
7.Gig Harbor (WA)                    No major meet yet
8.Boise (ID)                        Dominates Caldwell Inv after earlier Camelback win
9.Highland (ID)               Wins Cardinal Classic by 16 over Mtn. View while led by a soph and 3 frosh
10.Mountain View (ID)       2nd to Highland in Cardinal Classic

Cut: Kodiak (AK), Twin Falls (ID)

Bubble teams alphabetically: Ashland (OR), Billings West (MT), Bozeman (MT), Burlington-Edison (WA), Crater (OR), Flathead (MT), Glacier (MT), Hermiston (OR), Kodiak (AK), Leilehua (HI), Redmond (WA), Sehome (WA), Service (AK), South Eugene (OR), Twin Falls (ID), West Valley (AK)

Boys California    
1.Dana Hills                                No major meet yet
2.Buchanan                                No major meet yet
3.Loyola-L.A.                                No major meet yet
4.Barstow                                    No major meet yet
5.Vista Murrieta                            No major meet yet
6.Petaluma                                Dominates with 5 in top 9 to win Rancho Colate Inv
7.Royal                                    No major meet yet
8.El Rancho                                No major meet yet
9.Davis                                    Wins Lagoon Valley Classic by 4 minutes
10.Jesuit                                    Wins Rocklin Thunder Inv by 36 points over Oak Ridge

Bubble teams alphabetically: Campolindo, Colony, Corona, El Toro, Mountain View, Newport Harbor, Rancho Cucamonga, Redondo Union, Thousand Oaks, Upland

NXN Index

 Girls New York
1.Fayetteville-Manlius                      No major meet yet, top girls’ first invite is 9/27
2.Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake                  Easy winner at Niskyuna Ekiden meet
3.Saratoga Springs                    No major meet yet
4.Queensbury                            No major meet yet
5.Shenedehowa                        No major meet yet
6.Warwick Valley                    No major meet yet
7.Arlington                            No major meet yet
8.Pittsford Mendon                  Triple dual winner in 4-way meet taking 4 of top 5 places
9.East Aurora                          Wins JFK Invite taking 5 of top 11
10.Northport                            No major meet yet

Bubble teams alphabetically: Bay Shore, Brighton, Bronxville, Colonie, Greenwich, Guilderland, Honeoye Falls-Lima, North Rockland, Pearl River, Rush-Henrietta, Suffern, Ward Melville, West Seneca West

Girls Northeast
(CT, ME, MA, NH, NJ, PA, RI, VT)
1.Lincoln-Sudbury (MA)            No major meet yet
2.Newton South (MA)                No major meet yet
3.Emmaus (PA)                         Earlier win at Viking Inv taking 5 of top 14
4.Voorhees (NJ)                        No major meet yet
5.Phillips Andover (MA)            No major meet yet
6.Toms River No (NJ)                No major meet yet
7.Liberty (PA)                        Earlier win at Robbins Inv with tight pack behind state runner-up Jess Cygan
8.Bromfield (MA)                    No major meet yet
9.Great Latrobe (PA)                             Wins Gettysburg Inv over Cumberland Valley
10.Ridgefield (CT)                    No major meet yet

Cut: Central Cambria (PA), Red Bank Cath (NJ)

Bubble teams alphabetically: Barrington (RI), Cape Elizabeth (ME), Cardinal O’Hara (PA), Central Cambria (PA), Champlain Valley (VT), Colts Neck (NJ), Coventry (RI), Cumberland Valley (PA), Glastonbury (CT), Haddonfield (NJ), Hanover (NH), Immaculate Heart (NJ), Keene (NH), La Salle (RI), Manchester Central (NH), No. Allegheny (PA), Red Bank Cath (NJ), Ridge (NJ), Roxbury (NJ), Southern Reg (NJ), St. Johnsbury (VT)

Girls South
(AR, LA, MS, OK, TX)
1.The Woodlands (TX    )            Earlier Friday Night Lights winner by 48 points in 2-miler
2.Kingwood (TX)    Wins Andy Wells Inv taking 5 of top 11 at 4k
3.Vista Ridge (TX)                    Wins Lockhart Inv at 2 miles with 2 girls now running like state contenders
4.Keller (TX)           Wins Marcus I Invite by 35 points at 2 miles
5.Cinco Ranch (TX)                    2nd to Kingwood at Wells meet
6.Kingwood Park (TX)                2nd to The Woodlands at Fri Night Lights, then close 3rd at Wells
7.Mount Carmel (LA)                No major meet yet
8.Bentonville (AR)                    Wins Bentonville Inv taking top 4 places at 4k
9.Westmoore (OK)                    Wins Edmond Santa Fe Inv at 2M led by state runner-up Katelin Cherry in 3rd
10.Clear Lake (TX)                    Earlier 3rd at Fri Night Lights with 33-second spread

Cut: Southlake Carroll (TX), Tupelo (MS), Rogers (AR), Edmond No (OK)

Bubble teams alphabetically: College Park (TX), Coppell (TX), Edmond Mem (OK), Edmond No (OK), Flower Mound (TX), Hereford (TX), Jenks (OK), Seven Lakes (TX), Southlake Carroll (TX), St. Joseph’s (LA), Tulsa Union (OK)

Girls Southeast
(AL, DE, FL, GA, KY, MD, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
1.Mountain Brook (AL)                Wins Berry Inv by 142 points taking 5 of top 15 places
2.Collins Hill (GA)                  Earlier win in 2-mile Stage Races with near-perfect score while holding out top girl
3.Tatnall (DE)                        No major meet yet
4.Midlothian (VA)                    No major meet yet
5.Episcopal (FL)                        No major meet yet
6.Oak Ridge (TN)                    No major meet yet
7.Oakton (VA)                        No major meet yet
8.Satellite (FL)                        Ran partial team at earlier Space Coast Jamboree
9.Assumption (KY)                    No major meet yet
10.St. Agnes (TN)                    No major meet yet

Bubble teams alphabetically: Alpharetta (GA), Archmere (DE), Bartram Trail (FL), Blacksburg (VA), Brentsville (VA), Cabell Midland (WV), Cardinal Gibbons (NC), Dunbar (KY), Green Hope (NC), Herndon (VA), Lake Braddock (VA), Lake Highland Prep (FL), Lourdes (FL), Maggie Walker (VA), Meade County (KY), Morgantown (WV), N. Gwinnett (GA), Padua (DE), Roberson (NC), Roosevelt (MD), Sacred Heart (KY), Scottsboro (AL), University (WV), Western Branch (VA)

Girls Midwest

1.Carmel (IN)                Continues unbeaten with State Preview win over Carroll
2.Lee’s Summit West (MO)            Wins Craddock Inv taking first 4 places at 2 miles
3.Geneva (IL)                            No major meet yet
4.Hinsdale (IL)           Wins Hornet-Red Devil Inv taking 4 of top 10 to defeat Palatine
5.Ft. Wayne Carroll (IN)             Solid 2nd to #1 Carmel in State Preview meet
6.Traverse City Central (MI)        Earlier Rochester Adams Inv winner over host school in close race
7.Rochester Adams (MI)              Wins W. Bloomfield/Bro Rice Inv by 66 after earlier 2nd to Traverse City in home invite
8.Palatine (IL)          2nd to Hinsdale in Hornet-Red Devil meet
9.Cayuga Valley Christian (OH)    Tiffin Carnival 2-A winner with top team performance of meet
10.Magnificat (OH)                Tiffin 1-A winner by 76 over Hoover

Cut: Brecksview-Broadview Hts (OH), Hoover (OH), Grand Haven (MI)

Bubble teams alphabetically: Benet (IL), Colerain (OH), Eureka (MO), Franklin Central (IN), Gaylord (MI), Grand Haven (MI), Hoover (OH), Jefferson City (MO), Lafayette (MO), Lake Central (IN), Lindbergh (MO), Lyons Township (IL), Minster (OH), Naperville No (IL), Neuqua Valley (IL), Parkway Central (MO), Rochester (MI), Rockford (MI), Troy (MI), Valparaiso (IN), Washington (MO)

Girls Heartland
(IA, KS, MN, NE, ND, SD, WI)
1.Dowling Catholic (IA)                     Takes 6 of top 7 in 14-team Urbandale meet as Katie Flood runs 13:42 for 4k
2.Lakeville South (MN)                    Wins Hopkins Inv by 20 over Minnetonka and 39 over Eden Prairie
3.Bismarck (ND)        Wins Becky Wells Inv by 39 over a strong Minot squad
4.Lakeville North (MN)         Wins Faribault Inv after earlier Irish Inv win on tie-breaker over Minnetonka
5.Yankton (SD)          Strong top 4 in dual win but injury creates need for 5th girl
6.Minnetonka (MN)              2nd to Lakeville So at Hopkins after tie-breaker loss to Lakeville No
7.Sioux Falls Roosevelt (SD)        No major meet yet
8.Manhattan (KS)                    No major meet yet
9.Eden Prairie (MN)           3rd at Hopkins meet while not at full strength
10.Whitefish Bay (WI)         Earlier win at Marshfield Columbus Inv sweeping first 4 places 
Cut: Marian (NE)

Bubble teams alphabetically: Bay Port (WI), Blue Valley NW (KS), Chaska (MN), Dickinson (ND), Fargo South (ND), Iowa City (IA), Iowa City West (IA), Lincoln Pius X (NE), Marian (NE), Millard No (NE), Minot (ND), Olathe East (KS), Omaha Westside (NE), Urbandale (IA), West Fargo (ND)

Girls Southwest                     
(AZ, CO, NV, NM, UT, WY)
1.Fort Collins (CO)               Wins Cherry Creek Inv by 53 taking 4 of top 8 in deep field
2.Classical (CO)                   Runs 1-2-6-7-8 at St. Vrain Inv with strong pack behind 3A state champ Kait. Hanenburg
3.Xavier Prep (AZ)                    No major meet yet
4.Dakota Ridge (CO)          3rd at Cherry Creek with top runner Kaitie Vanatta still missing from line-up
5.Davis (UT)                        2nd at BYU Autumn Classic with top girl Candace Eddy sitting out
6.Mountain Crest (UT)              Wins Autumn Classic by 9 over Davis
7.Card. Doherty (CO)                Distant 2nd to Fort Collins at Cherry Creek meet
8.Cheyenne Mtn (CO)           Earlier 1-point winner at Pre-State over Thompson Valley
9.Thompson Valley (CO)       Wins home invite for 2nd straight triumph over 4A rival Greeley West
10.La Cueva (NM)       Wins Lobo Inv by 14 points over several state powers

Cut: Belen (NM)

Bubble teams alphabetically: Albuquerque Acad (NM), Campbell County (WY), Galena (NV), Greeley West (CO), Ironwood Ridge (AZ), Los Alamos (NM), Marana Mtn. View (AZ), Mesa Mtn. View (AZ), Park City (UT), Rio Rancho (NM), South Tahoe (NV), Timpanogos (UT)

Girls Northwest
(AK, HI, ID, MT, OR, WA)
1.St. Mary’s (OR)       Takes 6 of top 8 in MHC Relays at 1-mile distance
2.Jesuit (OR)               Takes 8 of top 10 spots in Chapman Inv
3.Eastlake (WA)                        No major meet yet
4.Bozeman (MT)        Wins Billings Inv by 40 over state powers
5.Crater (OR)                    Wins Yreka (CA) Inv taking 4 of top 12
6.Redmond (WA)                    No major meet yet
7.Sehome (WA)                        No major meet yet
8.Bishop Kelly (ID)                       Frosh winner sparks team to Caldwell Inv win by 48 points
9.Mountain View (ID)          Wins Cardinal Classic by 21 points
10.Anchorage West (AK)                 Wins Palmer Inv by 20 with 40-second spread

Cut: Boise (ID)

Bubble teams alphabetically: Billings Sr (MT), Billings West (MT), Boise (ID), Crescent Valley (OR), Gig Harbor (WA), Grace Christian (AK), Kuna (ID), Punahou (HI), Richland (WA), Seabury Hall (HI), Twin Falls (ID)

Girls California
1.Saugus                                    No major meet yet
2.Dana Hills                                No major meet yet
3.Trabuco Hills                            No major meet yet
4.Torrey Pines                            Team time winner in by-grade Wolfpack Inv with fine frosh additions
5.Fountain Valley                        No major meet yet
6.Chino Hills                                No major meet yet
7.Esperanza                                No major meet yet
8.Foothill (Santa Ana)                    No major meet yet
9.Carlmont                                3rd on team time in by-grade Early Bird meet while shorthanded
10.Rancho Buena Vista              2nd on team time at Wolfpack meet

Bubble teams alphabetically: Campolindo, Carondelet, Clovis, Mira Costa, Mountain View, Murrieta Valley, Newport Harbor, Royal, Serrano, Simi Valley, South Hills, St. Ignatius