Centaurus came away with the upset 31-28 victory over Niwot to claim the Region title.
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South's Yonatan Kefle will look to lead his team to this year's league title.
Arria Minor returns as the defending state champion in the 100, 200, and the 400.
The same Denver North girls who staked out an intimidating early lead at the St. Vrain Invitational in September are headed for Wisconsin this weekend.
We haven't seen much of this trio in state this year, but they still know how to put a race away.
Regionals should be a whole lot of deja vu for about about half of the guys in this photo.
Addi Iken added to her season's list of wins with a dominating effort at Wiggins. File Photo.
Laura Romero is at least a co-favorite for the girls individual title at the Denver Prep Schools meet on Tuesday.
It's very likely that Pine Creek is back in 5A after next year's classification adjustments.
One of the teams that quietly had a very good meet this weekend was the Rock Canyon girls. Nina St. John and Shannon Osoba were a big part of that.
Everything in Salida happens under the watchful eye of Mt. Shavano.
Anna Ponzio added to a growing list of meet titles this fall with another win at Denver West. File photo.
Brock Dykema logged his first individual title of the season at Tuesday's Denver North Invitational. File photo.
The football field is about the last level thing the contestants see at the Elizabeth Cross Country Invitational.
There weren't any meet records set at Saturday's St. Vrain Invitational, but Charlie Perry had things safely in hand just the same.
Denver North's girls appeared ready to run the table early in the 2A-3A Girls race at the St. Vrain Invitational.
Kayla Young provided a splash of color in the monochromatic scheme at the front of the girls race. Photo by Ben Hershelman.
The tandem of Christian Van Cleave and Ryan Lehmuth has accomplished a lot this season, but Friday's question is whether they can lead Jefferson Academy to a state berth. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Drew Seidel and Cale Englert battle to a photo finish at the front of the Division 2 Boys race at the John Martin Invitational on Friday. Photo by Scott Chamberlin.
Michael Long continued his string of early season success with an individual title at the Elizabeth Invitational. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Cecilia Kastner and Claire Shepherd helped give Salida a strong presence toward the front of the 2A-3A girls race, but how might the other 3A powers have fared if they had been in the same race? Photo by Alan Versaw.
Isaac Roberts sets out on a journey to join, and even enhance, the legacy of older brothers Andrew and Paul at Saturday's running of the St. Vrain Invitational. Photos by Alan Versaw.
Joseph Manilafasha, a two-time state champion and one of the best the state has ever seen. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Denver East rates as the favorite to win the DPL crown, and if that is to happen it will take solid efforts from guys like Conner Campbell. Photo by Alan Versaw.
You could likely count on one hand the athletes who made as much of a springboard of their spring track season as Samantha Skeen. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Harrison Scudamore could prove to be the top runner in the league, but Denver East will need more to develop alongside Scudamore to position themselves for a league crown. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Jacob Schipper led a resurgence of Kennedy cross country fortune this fall and should be back for his senior season next fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Eve DeLeon is one of a very promising group of Denver South girls returning for more success in 2015. Photo by Alan Versaw.
The Niwot girls wasted little time moving toward the front of the pack--and then staying there. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Shane Mathis won't have any hills the size of Little Willis to conquer on Friday, but he will have competition breathing down his back. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Marcelo Laguera negotiates the hairpin coming back onto the grass at about 2.5 miles into the Clement Park course. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Paxton Smith and Kayla Young both ran to big wins last week. Photos by Tim Hilt and Ashley Green.
Shane Mathis figures to lead a very strong Erie team this fall, but they don't have to travel far at all to find a serious rival in Niwot. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Kayla Young could be the top runner in the region, but from the team perspective it's Niwot's depth that has everyone concerned. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Jeffrey Lazo owns the top returning time in the Denver Prep League by nearly a full minute. Photo by Alan Versaw.
For those in attendance, Elise Cranny put on a remarkable show. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Ethan Gonzales sets his sights on another victim. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Cerake Geberkidane crosses the finish mats just a little over 15-flat at Tuesday's DPS meet. Photo by Lyle Knudson.
If you were figuring on the Arvada West girls rolling over and playing dead for the Jeffco 5A title, you'd be sadly mistaken about that. Photo by Della Moore.
Christa Boettiger may be the lesser known Cougar, but she's still a big part of Niwot's success. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Rounding the first turn at the Arvada West Invitational. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Kiah Leonard, Morgan Lu, Miranda Middleton, Bailey Walser, and Kassidy Knutson battle at the front of the pack before Leonard broke things open. Photo by Alan Versaw.
On a cold day when a few of Coronado's top guns were taking a break from racing, Andres Luna stepped up and led the Cougars to a big win. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Mild-mannered Miriam Roberts trashed at course record at the St. Vrain Valley SD RE-1J meet on Tueday. Photo by Renee Haip.
Despite a little lead bike misdirection, Kirk Webb recovered for the win at 5A Region 3, followed by Greeley West's Evert Finger. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Centaurus and Evergreen started mixing it up early. Despite taking the first three places, Evergreen would succumb to the depth of the Warrior roster. Photo by Jim Reid.
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.
The water crossings are the primary attraction at the Horizon Runners Roost--for competitors and spectators alike. Photos by Bill Stahl.
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.
Colorado has sent a lot of individuals, and a lot of teams, to Foot Locker Nationals and NTN/NXN. More than you might think. Photo by Jeff Bliven.