The Falcons have two studs up front, but they haven't given us much data to evaluate their depth.
The Patriots have been trying to build on a strong core since 2019, and they appear to be one strong summer away from contention.
The Broncos have a loaded senior class that we've watched since 2019, but didn't give us much data to work with this past school year.
The Falcons have an impressive front four but need to cultivate depth to be a sure contender.
The Gaels are deep and return nearly every runner on their roster, and that puts them in good position in the NCS.
The Giants have been building to these next 2 years ever since they brought 6 freshmen to the 2019 state meet.
The Marauders have a program that develops talent, and that allows them to fill in for even top-tier departed seniors every year.
The Trojans look poised to overcome their annual nemesis (depth) and have the potential to be very strong.
The Cubs are a perennial XC powerhouse, but they chose to show their strength on the track this spring.
The Mustangs have a strong senior class and a potent 1-2 combo leading the way, and they will be hard to beat this fall.
The Bells didn't put up huge cross country numbers this winter, but their track times help make up for it. Could we be seeing two new stars?
The Troubadours lead the state in one key returning ranking, and they have a star in the making in Cate Joaquin.
The Golden Eagles impressed with comparatively strong results in the limited opportunities they had this winter and spring.
The Panthers caught and narrowly passed Great Oak as the top boys program in the state in 2019, and they haven't let up since.
Can the Wolfpack girls recapture the program's state-wide dominance this fall?
The Wolfpack lead off our annual summer series, as they navigate a coaching transition while seeking to maintain one of the nation's best programs.
For many years, we've used team-scored track times to measure improvement between fall cross country seasons.
One way to evaluate a team's progress is to monitor times on the track, which can show depth, development, and emerging runners.
We're searching through the limited data from this past school year to try to gain some insight into the upcoming cross country season.
Data from the 2020-2021 cross country season is limited, but there is enough to help us make some predictions for the fall.
The 2020 season actually happened in the beginning of 2021, but we can still use the information to help project the top teams for this fall.
Strange though it may have been, the 2020 cross country season still provides us with some interesting data going into the fall.
By scoring only the freshmen and sophomores from the 2019 cross country season, we can get some insight on the deepest teams this fall.
To help compensate for our limited data from the 2020-2021 school year, we're looking back at the best returning teams from the 2019 season.
Because the 2020 cross country season was so strange, we decided to go back 2 years to gather data on the potential top teams this fall.
We're gathering two years worth of cross country data to set the stage for the upcoming fall season.