Paonia returns next year as a team to watch seriously in the ranks of 2A Girls.
We look today at the prospects, such as we can determine from this vantage point, for next year's 2A Girls. To do this, we'll run two separate virtual meets.
The first virtual meet, with results on page 1 (individuals) and 2 (teams) takes the top times from this past season for all returning 2A Girls runners. Then, we do a second virtual meet, using only the state meet results of returning runners. Although the state meet results are much more limited in the extent of runners they cover, that virtual meet does have the advantage of putting all included runners on the same course on the same day, so course variables don't have to be taken into account.
Much will change, of course, before next season. Athletes will transfer. Some athletes won't return. We'll see new athletes next year--especially, but not solely, freshmen--that we didn't see this year. Note, however, that this virtual meet does include schools migrating down from 3A next year.
So, this is still the best look we can get right now at what next year could be like. With that as prelude, here we go...
5,000 Meter Run (Season Best Times, Top 150)