Rychelle Denardo headlines a very competitive small-school girls team out of Battle Mountain High School in Colorado. Photo by Alan Versaw.
The Southwest region small schools lay claim to plenty of exceptional talent, as exemplified here by Tuba City senior Albert Fuller. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Last year, Courtney Wayment ran as an individual at NXR-SW. This year, she's left her soccer ways behind and has donned Davis brown and gold. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Paxton Smith enters his senior season as the leader of Vista Nation, and it promises to be an interesting year for Mountain Vista. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Rio Rancho boasts a strong front four, including freshman Reina Paredes. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Desert Vista's top finisher at NXR-SW last fall, Xavier Esparza is back for another round of racing this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Alexis Gourrier helps to make Centennial the first and best choice as the premier girls team in Nevada. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Jaiden Melendrez, Sage Ducote, and Joshua Thatcher are three big reasons you don't want to lose sight of Desert Hills in all your excitment about American Fork and Davis. Photos by Alan Versaw.
Devon Peterson is the top returner on a strong, deep, and experienced Cherry Creek squad. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Aric Kedge is a mainstay in a deep Albuquerque Academy roster that figures to be about due for a breakout year. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Jane Miller returns with a sub-18 to her name as Xavier College Prep seeks to improve on their 8th-place finish last fall at NXR-SW. Photo by Alan Versaw.
If McQueen is to be a regional force again this year, to go-to guys appear to be Henry Weisberg and Gregory Gephart. Photos by Alan Versaw.