Buena Vista's Michael Morgan returns as the top returner in 2A in the 100, No. 2 returner in the 400, and No. 4 returner in the high jump.
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If Salida is to repeat as league champions this year, senior Rebekah Earhart figures as a pivotal piece in that effort.
When Rachel Ingram made her break, she made it once for all and never looked back.
Thomas Chaston works to fend off a late challenge from Cal Banta in the 4A Boys Race.
Ruby Brown's big race was a crucial part of the Salida regional title. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Josephine Howery and her St. Mary's teammates will be looking to advance to state out of Thursday's regional contest in Fountain. Photo by Alan Versaw.
For those who've grown accustomed to tight quarters and lots of dust at the start of Tri Peaks League contests, there won't be nearly as much of either this year. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
The view from second place at the Battle Mountain Invitational. Contributed photo.
Hannah McReavy is one athlete who is convinced of the efficacy of Systems Based Training. Photo by Alan Versaw.
With Vanguard coming down to 2A (unless they opt to run up in 3A), Nick Lovato and company could be a major force for the 2A folks to contend with. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Taylor Stack leads Jacob Rogers and Isaiah DeLaCerda shortly before the midway point of the race. Photo by Tim Hilt.
In the summer, Buena Vista's Lynzi Doke has gained a reputation as one of the state's top burro racers. Photo courtesy of Kelly Doke.
Jacob Rogers earned three state meet medals this past school year and will likely be counted on for another this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Alamosa's Jericho Ulibarri plays the patience game behind Gage Mayo early in the race. Ulibarri's strategy paid off with a second-place regional finish. Photo by Tim Hilt.
After a couple of near misses earlier in the season, Paxton Smith found his way into first at the Coronado Cougar Classic. Photo by Tim Hilt.
In a region unusually deep in talent, Jericho Ulibarri and Jake Rogers are two of the best. Colorado Track XC file photos by Paul Jaeger.
Deb Hellman has been coaching St. Mary's cross country for several years, and took the reins of St. Mary's track and field this spring. Contributed photo.
In a few short years at Regis Jesuit, Ryan Taylor has made a few coaching marks of his own, and he draws from a deep well. Contributed photo.
Having long since dropped the chase pack, Josh Davis brings it home to the finish line. Photo by Tim Hilt.
Ever in danger of being consumed by the purple people eating Salida crew, Elena Slavoski held on for her third consecutive Tri-Peaks League crown. Photo by Tim Hilt.
It was a spectacularly loaded field for Thursday's Coronado Cougar Classic girls race. Photo by Tim Hilt.
Few people have ever dominated Colorado high school cross country the way Allie McLaughlin did the two years she ran at Air Academy High School.
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.
Colorado Springs has been home to a lot of top cross country talent for a long time. Hannah Everson and Bryce Gregoire run in that tradition. Colorado Track XC file photos.
Garrett Smith and Lori Weirich of Eads have been on a roll of late. Each is atop of the 2A discus rankings. Photos contributed by John Weirich. Rocky Ford's Amber Lowther is a legitimate threat to win all three jump titles in 2A girls. Photo by Alan Versaw.