Palmer Ridge, Mountain Vista, and Rock Canyon mixed it up spendidly at the Vista Nation XC 2-Mile, but evidently the Rock Canyon girls were not easily impressed. Photo by Joel Hawkins.
Going to great lengths to maintain an upright position. Photo by Tim Hilt.
The day began with a stunner when Buena Vista's Annie Hughes overtook Soleil Gaylord and never looked back again. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Under the fading light of evening, Max Martinez and Ethan Powell stepped up the pursuit of the lead bike as Ian Meek saw his share of the lead begin to slip away. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Ella Benkendorf stands tall on a list of last year's freshmen at Elizabeth who changed the fortunes of the cross country program. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Scott Johnson and the rest of the Legend boys could be coming to the Stampede with something to prove. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Maria Mettler introduced herself to Colorado high school cross country at last year's Cheyenne Mountain Stampede. This year, she's on the short list of favorites to win it. Photo by Alan Versaw.
In case you missed, or otherwise overlooked, Widefield's show of force at the Run for Rwanda, the Gladiators will be doing their thing again--this time in uniform--at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede on Friday. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Jerald Taylor and Soleil Gaylord should be checking in as your 2A favorites for individual honors at the CM Stampede. Photo by Alan Versaw.