Ian Jackson was a likely candidate to win the 400, plus possibly a couple more events as well.
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The Lutheran boys and girls enter the season ranked No. 1.
Isaac Harris will look to help Sterling defend their league title this year.
Eaton may not have quite as many of the top-end athletes returning this year as in some previous years, but jumper Alexis Lamoreaux should be one they can count on to help keep the rest of the league at bay.
Ashley Hinojos headlines Brush's hopes to return to making state meet team trips a standing tradition in Brush.
It's very likely that Pine Creek is back in 5A after next year's classification adjustments.
Ryan Lehmuth thinks about making a pass on Simon Kelati, but Kelati kept him in the rear-view mirror.
Personal bubbles are routinely burst on the Liberty Bell start line. Swapping sweat is the norm. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Drew Seidel raised some eyebrows last week at the Cheyenne Mountain Stampede. What will Seidel bring this week?
Holy Family's Alyssa Wells made what was perhaps the biggest 3A freshman splash of the weekend.
Colton Stice is a name you're going to become familiar with this fall.
Taylor James laid claim the fastest high school girl in the Pearl Street Mile. File photo.
There's a reasonably good chance these two will be the faces of 2A Girls headlines for the next few years.
Distance leader Christian Fagerlin holds one of the keys if Resurrection is to rise to the top of the pile next year.
Xander Purcell is one big reason things are looking up for Cedaredge.
Cedaredge has a lot of weapons back this spring, including sprinter Isaac Swoffer.
Zach Waite figures to be the guy to beat in the Patriot League 400.
Finn Tierney's development this fall has provided a nice lift to the Estes Park cross country program. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Simon Kelati led his Greeley Central Wildcat teammates to an overpowering team title at the Greeley City XC Championships on Wednesday. Photo by Ron Eberhard.
As story lines go, they don't get much bigger than Brie Oakley vs. Lauren Gregory. Photos by Alan Versaw.
Georgia Barone will be one of several girls looking to find room on a very competitive Lyons roster this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
We should see a few more Cody Danley/Jerald Taylor battles in the fall, and both of their teams should be somewhere in the mix as well. Photo by Alan Versaw.
By November of last year, CeAnn Udovich was back to her familiar position near the front of every race. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Colton Jonjak-Plahn had a nice freshman cross country season and then an even better track season. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Chad Mikelson returns next year ranked in nine different events for 2A Boys. Unfortunately for Sedgwick County, he can only compete in four at state.
Parker Joens gets most of the ink in the Platte Valley throws program, but it was James Baladez (above) and Morgan Smith who pushed the Broncos over the top to becoming 2016's 3A Royalty of the Rings. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Shane Gates won his first state title of the weekend in the 110 hurdles, but he wasn't nearly done yet. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Where hurdles are concerned, Alyssa Valko is accustomed to running from the front of the field. Photo by Jeff McCoy.
There will be many centerpieces to any ultimately successful team title bid, but Shane Gates figures as a key piece of the Cedaredge puzzle. Photo by Alan Versaw.
With guys emerging like Austin Katzer in the triple jump, Paonia seems poised to rejoin the top tier of 2A boys. Photo by Alan Versaw.
This is the year that Cooper Ward figures to more or less take over as the top sprinter in the Mile High League. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Soleil Gaylord has come along very nicely as the season has progressed and may not rate as a slight favorite to snare the 2A Girls individual crown. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Jack Plantz leads with a little push from Ro Paschal early in Friday's 2A regional at Delta. Photo by Matt Scoggins.
For anyone hoping to upend Lyons at state, Landon Milbrath made that scenario look a whole lot more difficult today. Photo by Renee Haip.
Joel Such should be back healthy for Lyons this fall, signaling bad news for the Mile High League and all of 2A. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Last year, Mackenzie Dill was Highland's lone representative at state cross country. This year, she will try to bring her team along with her. Photo by Ashley Green.
400 meter specialist Bryce Klaseen is part of a very strong returning roster in 2016 for the Cedaredge Bruins. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Merino's Jorden Jole capped off a solid high school career with a state title at 800 meters. Photo by Alan Versaw.
It took Paul Roberts a while to drop the stubborn resistance from Corey Lewenkamp, but once he did he very nearly chased down the 2A state meet record for the 1600. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Chad Mikelson was a little torn between events today, but his triple jump results didn't suffer in the least. Photo by Alan Versaw.
You complete event-by-event guide to the 2A boys state team title race, and to seeing blue in almost every event!
Rye has some nice top end talent in Corban Pagnotta and a handful of others, but Rye--like a lot of other folks--will be pressed hard to keep pace with the depth of Cedaredge and Lyons. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Matt Dillon has been the often overlooked member of the Lyons distance group, but Lyons will find his state points very useful and important this spring nevertheless. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Colorado Track XC Preseason Rankings Put 2A under the Spotlight.
For Tabor Scholl, it's been an endless summer of track and field action since the state meet. Can she keep the momentum moving forward in cross country season? Photo by Jeff McCoy.
Luke Gilliland figures as the top guy for a rising Heritage Christian Academy team this fall. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
2A Region 1 matches not only top talent like Rachel Rairdon and Ginger Hutton, but also more than its share of top teams. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
After a couple years of stark domination by Lyons, suddenly 2A boys is a contest again. As with most other things in life, ebb and flow is part of the cycle of things.
Kahlil James of Mesa Ridge won both horizontal jumps titles at Saturday's Ray Campbell Invitational. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Evidently, Lyons has achieved lifetime membership (whatever the lifetime of a high school is) in the 2A top five, but the rest of this article comes closer to turning over new soil.
The Cougars most likely to pounce on a state title in 2014 may not be from Niwot, Evergreen, or Coronado. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
If you're looking for a wild card who could potentially spin the 2A girls race for a loop, you need look no further than Jenna Anderson. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Zack Retzlaff led a very strong Pueblo West team at the Doherty Spartan Invitational. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Erie's Amelia Sease took the girls title at the Friday's Mead Mud Stampede. Colorado Track XC file photo.
It's a bad place to stray unless you've come prepared.
You wouldn't necessarily know she runs for Hotchkiss with her bib pinned over the school imprint, but Sophia Schelle is one of the reasons that Hotchkiss will enter the 2013 cross country season as the 2A favorities. Photo by Paul Jaeger.
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.
John Broadhead became a serious force for Telluride in the jumps this year. He could be the classification's top all-around jumper in 2014. Photo by David Pressgrove.
Roosevelt's Viktor Baeza earns accolades as one of the top hurdlers in the Loveland area coming into this spring's action. Colorado Track XC file photo. Thompson Valley: In 2012, the Eagles girls won the Class 4A state title and the boys were a major contender. (via www.reporterherald.com)
Taylor Polson and Anna Fake are two of the most talented runners returning to the 2A ranks next fall, but both will be in search of added cast members for the team. Photo by Alan Versaw.
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.
Double trouble: Daniel Lara and Gus Waneka give the Thompson Valley Eagles a lot of strength and experience at the front of the lineup. Colorado Track XC file photos.