Thursday, August 1, 2013 2013 Preseason High School Cross Country Rankings

by Jeff Fisher
Host, NHSCA Sports Hour
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Today marks the start of the 2013-14 school year in many states across the country open their fall camps in cross country, field hockey, football and soccer.  The opening of camps means numerous national media outlets will be releasing their national rankings in each sport.

Today, we take a look at the boys' and girls' cross country rankings from

Below are the preseason rankings that include many of the top teams from last season, including defending boys' national champ Arcardia (California) and Fayetteville Manlius (New York), which has won seven straight national championships. 2013 Preseason Boys' Cross County Rankings

1. Christian Brothers Academy HS, Lincroft, NJ
 2. Henderson HS, West Chester, PA
 3. Arcadia HS, Arcadia, CA
 4. Saratoga Springs HS, Saratoga, NY
 5. Northport HS, Northport, NY
 6. North Central HS, Spokane, WA
 7. American Fork HS, American Fork, UT
 8. Brentwood HS, Brentwood, TN
 9. Don Bosco Prepartory HS, Ramsey, NJ
10. Broughton HS, Raleigh, NC
11. Southlake Carroll HS, Southlake, TX
12. Dana Hills HS, Dana Pointe, CA
13. Wayzata HS, Wayzata, MN
14. Kamiakin HS, Kennewick, WA
15. Central Catholic HS, Portland, OR
16. York HS, Elmhurst, IL
17. Carmel HS, Carmel, IN
18. Highland HS, Milford, MI
19. Long Beach Poly (Polytechnic) HS, Long Beach, CA
20. Central Valley HS, Spokane, WA
21. The Woodlands College Park HS, The Woodlands, TX
22. Belen Jesuit Preparatory HS, Miami, FL
23. Fayetteville Manlius HS, Manlius, NY
24. WW Plainsboro-South HS, Princeton Junction, NJ
25. Perham HS, Perham, MN 2013 Preseason Girls' Cross County Rankings

 1. Fayetteville Manlius HS, Manlius, NY
 2. Saline HS, Saline, MI
 3. Monarch HS, Louisville, CO
 4. Carmel HS, Carmel, IN
 5. Great Oak HS, Temecula, CA
 6. Unionville HS, Kennett Square, PA
 7. Assumption HS, Louisville, KY
 8. Davis HS, Kaysville, UT
 9. Seaholm HS, Birmingham, MI
10. Wayzata HS, Plymouth, MN
11. St. Francis HS, Sacramento, CA
12. Simi Valley HS, Simi Valley, CA
13. Freehold Township HS, Freehold, NJ
14. Xavier College Prep HS, Phoenix, AZ
15. Naperville North HS, Naperville, IL
16. Fort Collins HS, Fort Collins, CO
17. Buchanan HS, Clovis, CA
18. Pennsbury HS, Fairless Hills, PA
19. Dowling Catholic HS, Des Moines, IA
20. Traverse City Central HS, Traverse City, MI
21. Northville HS, Northville, MI
22. Coeur D'Alene HS, Coeur D'Alene, ID
23. Arrowhead HS, Hartland, WI
24. Grosse Pointe South HS, Grosse Pointe, MI
25. Eagan HS, Eagan, MN