Andrew King beats Levi Chambers and Christian Fagerlin to the finish line in 3A Region 4.
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David Fine takes favorite status into Friday's 3A Region 5 meet, and his team will be trying to make it a party of seven at State.
It's an amped-up SkyView Academy team with Tyler Scholl in the lead role.
Anna Ponzio added to a growing list of meet titles this fall with another win at Denver West. File photo.
I don't have any results from the meet to share with you, but I do know Center honored the memory of former Antonito coach Tommy Archuleta at Center's home meet on Friday, even renaming the meet in Archuleta's honor.
Personal bubbles are routinely burst on the Liberty Bell start line. Swapping sweat is the norm. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
John O'Malley and Cooper Brown very nearly led Centaurus to an upset of epic proportions on Saturday. Photos by Ashley Green.
Buena Vista's Rossten Sherlock is one of an impressive array of freshmen already making a difference for their teams.
Thomas Chaston works to fend off a late challenge from Cal Banta in the 4A Boys Race.
Julia Romero is one of two Conifer sub-20s, and a big part of the reason the Lobos are a solid bet to advance to state. Photo by Alan Versaw.
We've heard a lot about Cole Sprout this season, but Macklin Brockmeyer is also a big part of the Faith Christian success story. Photo by Alan Versaw.
As story lines go, they don't get much bigger than Brie Oakley vs. Lauren Gregory. Photos 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.
By the end of the spring season, Ashten Loeks was emerging as one of 4A top young milers. This fall, she gets unleashed on 3A. Photo by Alan Versaw.
It will be a first high school state meet for Quinn McConnell and a last for Sydney Fesenmeyer on Saturday, and both want their season story to end well. Photos by Alan Versaw.
Ryan Butler closed out the scoring on a dominating performance for SkyView Academy at today's 3A Metro League meet. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
A big part of the reason SkyView Academy is so good is the depth provided by guys like Joseph Pippin. Photo by Alan Versaw.
The Pagosa Springs girls were back at it with a dominating win at the Chicken Creek Challenge on Saturday. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Lauren Soares is rapidly making a name for herself at the front of a very strong Mountain Vista B team. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Jim Giltner worked his way free of the pack and finished with a 10-second win in the Liberty Bell Division 4 Boys race. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Some unexpected outcomes at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede threw a little shuffle into the 3A rankings.
Matthew Hartshorn contributed more to a Lamar team title than a 17th-place finish. Photo by Tim Hilt.
Alamosa managed to hang onto one of their two state titles from last fall in the preseason rankings.
Julia Jaschke leads a very strong Kent Denver team into the fall season, but even Kent Denver will find the going tough in this league. Photo by Alan Versaw.
After a nice freshman campaign last fall, bigger things will be expected of Jefferson Academy's Ryan Lehmuth this fall. Photo by Ashley Green.
James Giltner took over the lead role and was a solid leader for Kent Denver this fall, but he could have some more help coming back next fall. Photo by Ashley Green.
It didn't take SkyView Academy long to make an impact in 3A. And Cassie Unruh and company will be looking to make a bigger impact next fall. Photo by Ashley Green.
With CeAnn Udovich, Jenna Anderson, and Sierra Tucker all running at the same meet, Lyons had just enough to get by Heritage Christian Academy for the 2A Region 1 title. Photo by Renee Haip.
Peak to Peak has been a fixture at state for several years running, but it's not a foregone conclusion this year. Isaac Ruble will strive to keep the streak alive. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Chris Theodore and Bailey Timmons are two big reasons why the future of Rock Canyon cross country is looking bright. Photo by Alan Versaw.
CeAnn Udovich's second-place finish at Castle View warranted a few second glances. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Lauren Ogg's big win at Liberty Bell marks her as a competitor of no small interest at Dave Sanders. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Lily Tomasula-Martin ranks high on any measure of returning 3A girls for this fall. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
My set of regional analyses failed to pick up on the fact that Colorado Academy was moved from 3A Region 2 to 3A Region 3 this year and Lake County and Middle Park from 3A Region 3 to 3A Region 1. So, here is what the analyses for those three regions should have looked like...
Taryn Ceglowski enjoyed a breakout season in track and figures to be playing a still larger role on the cross country team this fall. Colorado Track XC file photo.
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.
Zack Retzlaff led a very strong Pueblo West team at the Doherty Spartan Invitational. Photo by Alan Versaw.
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.
Cross country at the Legend Cross Fest includes a lot of country. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Makayla Santos and Caroline Kawula are two important reasons why Frontier Academy and Kent Denver figure to be in the title hunt once again this fall. Photos by Paul Jaeger.
Olivia Lowe and Lauren McDonald are just two of the reasons that Salida figures to be the deepest 3A team in the state next fall. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Danielle Medearis leads a parade of finishers to start the scoring for eventual state champion Holy Family. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Erich Hixson leads an enigmatic Holy Family team and just might also contend for the 3A individual title. Photo by Karl Fortney.
Kinsey Cichowitz is, hands down, one of the top runners in the region, but you don't always know in advance if she'll be racing. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Taylor Bancroft's contribution will be key for a Frontier Academy team in search of a state title. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Several of the left. the race's top finishers can be identified at the front of the pack in this photo from the early stages of the Windjammer girls race, but eventual winner Erin Norton is biding her time on the left. Photo by Kelli Noto.
By the midway point of the race Erin Hooker had pulled even with Heather Bates and was applying the pressure to wrest the lead from Bates's hands. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Gabrielle Sered, Kaleigh Kroeker, and Katherine Sered have all stepped up in a significant way from last fall to help make the Pine Creek team as dangerous as it has become. Photo by Mark Weeks.
You're only allowed so much time in the shadows. Colorado Academy, led by Sammy Little and Jess Masinter, has officially used up their time. CA is now recognized as an official 3A threat. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Freshman Caroline Kawula was the top finisher for a vastly-improved Kent Denver team at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Clayson Shumway awakens a few echoes out of Liberty's storied past by winning the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede 5A boys race. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Jesus Herrera and Jen Lehr both had the kind of seasons last fall that make you eager to see what they can accomplish this fall. Colorado Track XC file photos.
Desmin Ramierez, Alex Pawlak, Gerardo Rodriguez, Nic de Herrera, and Jack Burger mix it up at the front of the pack at Friday's Pat Amato Classic. Photo by Kelli Noto.
For the third week in a row, Scott Fauble takes home a major meet title. Photo by Rick Wilson.
Nick Taylor, the top freshman in 3A boys cross country last fall, returns to key the hopes for Colorado Academy in his sophomore season. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Late in the race, Kaitlin Hanenburg holds a slim lead over Kara Slavoski of St. Mary's in the 3A Region 2 girls race.
Amos Bowen of Brush is one a several top talents in the ranks of 3A boys.
Boulder's Kelsey Lakowske was one of four girls to finish sub-19 at the St. Vrain Invitational on Saturday. Lakowske's finishing time was 18:52.
TCA's Sam Feldotto opens up an early lead that he would never relinquish en route to winning the St. Vrain Invitational in 16:16.