Dakota Ridge looks to be the first squad in the program's history to qualify for Nationals.
Cole Sprout enters as a heavy favorite to take the individual title.
Anna Shults is the No. 2 returner from last year's NXR Southwest Championships.
Jenna Fitzsimmons and Mountain Vista will eye that automatic berth to NXN.
We'll see a rematch of Niwot and Battle Mountain Saturday.
Easton Allred, now donning green, is the No. 2 returner from last year's NXR Southwest Championships.
Only two girls have broken the coveted 17 minute marker at NXR Southwest, and they're both Coloradans.
Colorado has quite a few studs who could take down the 14:42 course record...
Who runs over four minutes faster than they ran as a freshman at State? 2018 4A State Champ Layla Roebke.
Glenwood's Henry Barth was No. 5 as a freshmen, and No. 2 as a senior.
Champions then, champions now...
Paonia's Ethan Bartlett dropped 1:43 from 2017 to 2018.
The Classical Academy leapt into the latest Southwest Rankings, landing on the No. 6 spot.
Battle Mountain's Elliot Pribamsky dropped a staggering 3:36 from 2017 to 2018.
Austin Vancil capped his high school career with the fastest time run by a senior at State.
Relive the sweat, the tears, and the grind of the 2018 Colorado State Cross Country Championships!
Mountain Vista had three of the top four times run by the junior class at State.
Cherry Creek's Parker Wolfe led the class with his 15:56 performance in the 5A championships.
Seth Bruxvoort capped his high school cross country career with a state title.
Jenna Fitzsimmons ran away to defend her state title.