Xander Purcell is one big reason things are looking up for Cedaredge.
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Cedaredge has a lot of weapons back this spring, including sprinter Isaac Swoffer.
Brendon Klaseen figures to come in for lots of duty in the Cedaredge scheme this spring. His talents fit in lots of different places.
On just about any other 2A team in the state, Maya Ordonez would be the #1 runner. Photo by Alan Versaw.
We got to know Jennie Ann West in track season this spring, but it now appears the introduction continues in cross country season. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Sophia Schelle sticks mostly to shorter distances in track but is a big part of the success of Hotchkiss cross country nevertheless. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Nate Fedel will be trying to keep the rest of the Western Slope distance types in his rear-view mirror this fall. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Mountain View was all about business and efficiency on their sprint relays on Saturday. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Andrew Tiedeman leads a very strong Hotchkiss entry, but the Bulldogs are far from having this region sewn up. Colorado Track XC file photo by Paul Jaeger.
Alicia Nelson, this year DII Steeplechase champion, is a graduate of Moffat County High School. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Cerake Geberkidane is making a habit of leaving fields in his dust. This week it was the Arvada West Invite field. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Jake Boesch is likely the best 2A cross country runner you've never before heard of. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Rangely's William Scoggins has weathered the reign of Ty Williams and now will return in 2013 as the top-ranked 1600 runner in 2A. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Up until about mid way through the state race, 2A girls cross country was all about Nederland and Telluride. It figures to be a good deal more inclusive this fall, and the Nederland dynasty will be in a fight for its very existence. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Ty Williams and Ian Boucher were going at it hammer and tongs midway through the 2A boys race. Photo by Alan Versaw.
It didn't hurt that it was an eight-team field, but it didn't take long for Ian Boucher and Ty Williams to find each other off the start. Photo by Matt Scoggins.
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.
Fruita Monument's Kyler Brown made the four-hour trip over from west of Grand Junction to win the Aurora Invitational. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Rikki Gonzales has won a few races before, but probably none as big as the 5A title at the Lori Fitzgerald Invitational. Photo by Alan Versaw
Andrew Mansfield and Kylie Davis figure to have a large stake in their respective teams' success this fall. Colorado Track XC file photos.
If you've been ignoring Stephen Rice and Peak to Peak, you'll want to stop doing that very soon. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Kyle Becker and Jake Rothman are two of the reasons Alexander Dawson figures to be a prominent 2A contender next fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Shelby Stableford surprised a few fans of cross country--and her coach--by cruising to a 12-second victory at the St. Vrain Invitational on Saturday. Photo by Alan Versaw.