Ellie Fantauzzo opens a gap on Emma Willadsen en route to her first high school meet title. Photo by Ron Eberhard.
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Sargent's Makayla Garcia ran to the individual title at the Eric Wolff Invitational on Friday. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Bonni Hartman is part of a long list of returning Prairie View Thunderhawks who could spell trouble for the rest of the league in 2015. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Emmah Johannes set the early pace in the girls race and helped push Smoky Hill to twin regional titles. Photo by Bill Mills.
Cayli Hume's return to the course holds the potential to influence a thing or two about the team order of finish in 5A Region 1 Girls. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Joshua Joseph and Savanna Dalton both claimed big wins at their home invitationals this past weekend. Photos by Ron Eberhard, Alan Versaw.
Thornton's Joshua Joseph is the top returning state finisher among the fields for Thursday's running of the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede. Colorado Track XC file photo by Paul Jaeger.
Scott Johnson had a solid freshman year for Legend and could help the Titans contend for a regional title this fall. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Sean Paiz rolled to a fifth-place finish at this fall's state cross country meet. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Connor Weaver and Zachary Alhamra battled for a long time at last Thursday's regional race before Alhamra broke away for the win. Photo by Mark Weeks.
You've heard about Josh Davis, but it Lamar wins a state title, it will be on account of the contributions of guys like Zach Watson, who finished fourth in Friday's Tri-Peaks League meet. Photo by Tim Hilt.
Elise Cranny wins the Rocky Mountain Shootout on Saturday. Photo by Rick Wilson.
As weekends of cross country go, it doesn't figure to get much better than this weekend. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Although Liberty Bell has a regional and national reputation for speed, it isn't necessarily easy to get off the starting line cleanly. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Chloe Andrie and Emily Wolff figure to be among the regions top contenders for the girls individual title. Photos by Paul Jaeger.
You may remember this group of girls that hammered from the front end of last year's NXR-SW championship race. Three of the four will be back this fall, but the selection of teams at the top may be different this fall. Colorado Track XC file photo.
They're (mostly) back this fall and just as dangerous as ever. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Rounding the first turn at the Arvada West Invitational. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Jose Garcia and Joshua Joseph are two key elements in a Thornton team that has some potential to create a little havoc in the 5A ranks this fall. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Dakota Ridge seems to be a team perpetually on the cusp on greatness. Can Carson Hume and company take it to the next level next year? Photo by Paul Jaeger.
The pack behind Jordyn Colter was pretty tight until Erin Norton (right) broke free. Photo by Kelli Noto.
Rachael Chacko gets a little encouragement from Coach Jeff Bliven as she goes by at the Centennial League Championships on Thursday. Photo by Kelli Noto.
Clayson Shumway had the lead over Alec Brudzinski as they passed by the camera on Friday evening, but the ultimate victory went to Brudzinski. Photo by Ashley Green.
Isabelle Kennedy was the star of the show running in her high school's own backyard. Photo by Ashley Green.
The Los Alamos, New Mexico, boys stunned the field at the Desert Twilight Sweepstakes race on Friday evening. Photo by Margot Kelly.
Study these faces well. If they run at the Desert Twilight this weekend, you'll want to know who they are. Photo by Margot Kelly.
Freshman Caroline Kawula was the top finisher for a vastly-improved Kent Denver team at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Ralston Valley's Nicole Hahn is back, and winning races is still her thing. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Kiah Leonard, Mercy Bowen, Betzabeth Garcia, Victoria Milano, and Birdie Hutton stake out an early lead at the Wiggins Invitational. In the end, Hutton would lead them all. Photo by Mario Garcia.
If you're thinking about writing Horizon off as a 5A non-contender, Adam Hartman and Melanie Diep are your first reasons to reconsider. Colorado Track XC file photos.
Colleen Koenig's third-place finish helped to lead Arapahoe to the Centennial League title on Thursday. Photo by Alan Versaw.
High among the teams to watch for in 5A boys this year is Dakota Ridge. Austin Appel leads the charge. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Rikki Gonzales of Rangeview posted a 15-second victory at Friday's Dave Sanders Invitational. Photo by Cliff Jurgens.
And they're off! The girls freshman/sophomore race a the Amato Classic takes flight (photo courtesy of Janet Newman).