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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 - September 18
Rankings by Marc Bloom and Rich Gonzalez; distributed by NSSF

Liberty Bell wins confirm #1 rankings of Albuquerque Academy NM boys and Fort Collins CO girls.

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


1.Albuquerque Acad (NM) [1]    Wins Liberty Bell Div I by 42 over Los Alamos with 28-second spread in regional field

2.Los Alamos (NM) [2]     Solid 2nd at Liberty Bell with top two harriers placing 2nd and 5th

3.Timpview (UT) [3]        No major meet

4.Cibola (NM) [4]  Wins Albuquerque High Inv by 3 points over Eldorado

5.Eldorado (NM) [6]     Close 2nd to Cibola at Albuquerque meet

6.Desert Vista (AZ) [NR]      Wins Scottsdale Festival by 15 over Mtn. View Mesa

7.Mingus (AZ) [8]        Wins Wherley Inv led by victorious Tim Frericks

8.Alta (UT) [NR]      Wins Murray Inv by 84 with tight pack in big field

9.Mt. View Mesa (AZ) [7]       2nd to Desert Vista at Scottsdale meet

10.Gallup (NM) [BT]  Wins Durango Inv over Bayfield and Durango (missing 2 scorers)

Cut: Durango (CO) [5], Cherry Creek (CO) [9], Reno (NV) [10]

Bubble teams alphabetically: American Fork (UT), Bayfield (CO), Carson (NV), Cherry Creek (CO), Dakota Ridge (CO), Davis (UT), Durango (CO), Fairview (CO), Falcon (CO), Fort Collins (CO), Galena (NV), Heritage (CO), Loveland (CO), Mountain View (UT), Ogden (UT), Palmer (CO), Pine View (UT), Regis Jesuit (CO), Reno (NV)

1.Fort Collins (CO) [1]     Wins Liberty Bell Div I by 124 points with 4 girls in top 10

2.Classical (CO) [2]           No major meet

3.Xavier Prep (AZ) [3]        Wins Scottsdale Festival by over 2 ½ minutes in time scoring

4.Mountain Crest (UT) [6]      Wins Murray Inv for second straight state-wide victory over Davis

5.Card. Doherty (CO) [7]     No major meet, out-ran Dakota Ridge and Mullen the previous week

6.Thompson Valley (CO) [9]      Dominates Fort Morgan Inv with 7 in top 14 as pack tightens

7.Davis (UT) [5]         2nd at Murray meet awaiting return of top runner

8.Mullen (CO)       [NR]       Wins Liberty Bell Div 2 by 20 over Dakota Ridge

9.Dakota Ridge (CO) [4]       2nd in Liberty Bell race awaiting return of top runner

10.La Cueva (NM) [10]      Wins Jemez Inv by 39 on tough course while short-handed

Cut: Cheyenne Mtn (CO) [8]

Bubble teams alphabetically: Albuquerque Acad (NM), Arapahoe (CO), Boulder (CO), Cherry Creek (CO), Cheyenne Mtn (CO), Eldorado (NM), Flagstaff (AZ), Galena (NV), Gallup (NM), Greeley West (CO), Highlands Ranch (CO), Ironwood Ridge (AZ), Los Alamos (NM), Marana Mtn. View (AZ), Mesa Mtn. View (AZ), Park City (UT), Rio Rancho (NM), Sheridan (WY), South Tahoe (NV), Timpanogos (UT), Vista (NV)