Round one is in the books but things are just getting started between cross-town rivals Albemarle and Western Albemarle.
This meet will be highlighted by Maggie Walker's Mary Caroline Heinen who is the defending 2A state champion. See the virtual meets for both the boys and girls on the following pages.
Here, early in the season, we ranked every sophomore that has run a 5K and put it into a single list. See where these sophomores rank very early in the season.
Former foreign exchange student, Antonio Lopez is returning to the United States to run cross country and track for Virginia Tech.
Here is our preseason top 15 rankings for the individuals.
Check out the virtual meets for both the boys and girls races on the following two pages.
Cross country is most certainly a team sport but you cannot take the individual aspect out of it. Sometimes in fact the individual storyline can be even more compelling than the team one outside of the state meet.
This weekend, on the historic Burke Lake 2.98 Mile course we will see 34 teams vying for the title. Amongst those teams are favorites for the 5A and 6A state titles. Check out the virtual meet rankings as well as the full lists on the following pages.
Here are the virtual meet results for both the boys and girls this weekend based on last year's bests.
This season could be another one for the record books. Making their strong return to the top spot this year is Loudoun Valley.
This tough course was not an issue for these star athletes. Leading the way the entire way was Allison Fick who successfully defended her 2017 title.
Check out all the race videos and especially these two races right here.
Check out all the photos from this Saturday's meet right here.
New course, different weather, but the same champion would be how to describe this year's race.
Check out all the race videos from the 2018 Great Meadow Invitational right here.
On the guys side it is Daniel O'Brien returning and ranking 31st all-time while on the girls side it is Allison Fick returning with her 2nd all-time ranking by time.
Here are the top returners ranked by grade.
Here is the virtual meet based on last year's performances for the girls this weekend's Chancellor Invite.
Check out this fast race right here.
Check out all of the 4,000+ photos from Great Meadow right here.
Led by Carlos Shultz the Vikings of Loudoun Valley won both the individual and team title Saturday at the Great Meadow Invitational.
Stealing the show this year was Kelsey Chmiel of Saratoga Springs (NY) who won in a course and meet record 16:44.
This weekend on the hilly, non-state, course at Great Meadow in The Plains we are going to be treated with a stellar invitational featuring over 30 different teams from three different states.
The XC season kicked off this week with the =PR= Kickoff Invitational. Check out the results, photos, and videos separated by race right here.
One of Virginia's top coaches over the last few years is headed into the college ranks
Check out this list of top returners right here.
Top 1000 Returning 4A Girls right here.
Watch this classic race from last year in preparation for this year's installment.