The Wiggins sprinters who aren't named Shane Finegan have plenty to run for on relays this weekend.
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Katelyn Sage is part of a CSCS girls hurdle tandem that wasn't on the radar screen when the season started but might possibly be causing problems at State in two more weeks.
Cedaredge figures to get a bundle of points out of relays at State, and that puts them in the driver's seat for the time being.
One of the keys to Lyons' strength is a very strong pole vault presence, including here Logan Kuskie.
Xander Purcell is one big reason things are looking up for Cedaredge.
Long jumper Tyler Schwartz going 19-9 was one of the reasons Crowley County showed unexpectedly well in the debut version of winning the weekend.
Cedaredge has a lot of weapons back this spring, including sprinter Isaac Swoffer.
Callie Dickerson lays claim to the title of top returning thrower in the Lower Platte League.
Tyler Hein was a big part of Wiggins' success last spring and should occupy that role again this spring.
Emma Schaefer has been quietly enjoying a solid season at Shining Mountain and will look to earn a trip to State at her regional meet in Yuma. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Most of the huddle is back for Arvada West, and they're looking more dangerous every season. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Peyton's Garhett Shaw and Wiggins' Connor Kaufman go shoulder-to-shoulder around the turn just before two miles. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Maggie Allen returns to the front of the Wiggins pack for this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Connor Kaufman hasn't run cross country before, but his track season says he just might be the best returning distance runner in the league. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Brooke Hillman has helped extend Paonia's strength in the 800 and 1600 to a level earlier Paonia teams had not attained. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Fairview's Hannah Freeman enjoyed a stellar day, turning aside all threats at both 400 and 800 meters. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Lamar's Santana Salazar was one of a surprisingly large number of athletes who started the 2015 season beyond the state-qualifying mark for the 2014 season. Photo by Eric Versaw.
Garhett Shaw's patient run for second helped earn Peyton a regional title. Photo by Alan Versaw.
For Telluride's Anna Fake, a new season means never running alone in Miner maroon again. Colorado Track XC file photo by Paul Jaeger.
Ryland Howard was a key contributor for Peyton last fall as a freshman. He has an even bigger role to play for Peyton to be successful this fall. Colorado Track XC file photo by Paul Jaeger.
In a region full of teams with multiple open spots in their rosters, Abigail Miller holds down a clear varsity position on the most established roster in the region at Denver Christian. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Marcel Such glances back to check on the status of the pursuit while Matt Dillon, Paul Roberts, and Joel Such keep the pace subdued in front. Photo by Alan Versaw.
I was almost dead certain that Mountain Range's colors were Columbia blue and black (just like my old high school) until I saw this photo. Photo by Ken Regan.
Through the barns (optional) and into the creek (non-optional) you go... Colorado Track XC file photo.
For being in a land of wide-open spaces, things can get a little cozy on the Wiggins starting line. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Jack Plantz was the "other" freshman in 2A last fall, making a name for himself on the western side of the Continental Divide. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Marcel Such's third-place finish among returning runners was perhaps a bit overshadowed by the first-place finish of teammate Paul Roberts, but is was significant nevertheless. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
Will 2012 be the year for Natalie Anderson and her Hotchkiss teammates? Colorado Track XC file photo.
Ryan Ernst leads a Wiggins team anxious to make it back to state and make the kind of noise Tiger teams of old made. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Jake Erickson's quietly impressive season includes a win at the Doherty Spartan Invitational. 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.
Levi Shutts and teammate Ryan Ernst both logged top 25 finishes at last year's state meet. Colorado Track XC file photo.
The hair was the only part of Carly Paul that didn't know where it was going on Saturday morning.
Anthony Rios and Victoria Milano bring a lot of state experience and savvy back for the Brush Beetdiggers. Colorado Track XC file photos.
Vanguard's Jeremiah Evangelista is one of only three returners from the top 10 2A boys at last year's state meet. Photo by Alan Versaw.
The Limon Badgers, led by Nicole O'Dwyer and Meg Bontrager (above), have come on as the late-season surprise team in the 2A girls ranks.
Wiggins gets off the starting line at Limon Invitational, a pivotal meet in their season.
Kelley Robinson, Kat Robinson, and Tara Richardson take an early lead at the 2A Region 1 meet today in Lafayette (photo courtesy of Mario Garcia). Look for all three in the lead pack again at next Saturday's state meet.
Gilbert Tucker (Wiggins), Victor Montoya (Rocky Ford), and Amos Bowen (Brush) take an early lead at the Limon Invitational. Bowen would eventually break first Tucker, then Montoya, en route to the boys individual title at Limon.
Santino Apodaca, winner of the Division 2 race at Friday's Kadet Invitational, is key to Rocky Ford's hopes for a repeat state championship.