October 16th NSSF Rankings

Weekly High School X-Country Regional Rankings 2008 Team rankings by Marc Bloom and Rich Gonzalez. Individuals-To-Watch lists by national and state correspondents.

Boys Midwest

(IL, IN, MI, MO, OH)


1.Naperville No (IL) [1]                 No major meet

2.Neuqua Valley (IL) [2]               Wins Sterling Inv by 64 with 36-second spread

3.York (IL) [3]                               No major meet, a week after Peoria Inv win by 100

4.Geneva (IL) [4]                          Wins Blackhawk Stampede with 20 pnts

5.St. Louis Univ (MO) [5]              Wins MCC Conference taking 7 of top 10

6.Carmel (IN) [6]                          Wins MIC Conference with 22 points

7.Lee’s Summit West (MO) [7]   Wins Mid-6 Conference taking 7 of top 8

8.Pioneer (MI) [8]                         Wins Richard Inv with 21 pnts and 44-second spread

9.Mason (OH) [9]                       Close 3rd Greater Miami Conf without top runner

10.Ft. Wayne Carroll (IN) [10]      No major meet

Bubble teams alphabetically: Bay City Western (MI), Centerville (OH), College Hts Christian (MO), Fishers (IN), Heritage (MI), Kickapoo (MO), Lake Orion (MI), Lee’s Summit No (MO), Liberty (MO), Lyons Township (IL), McCutcheon (IN), Medina (OH), Moline (IL), Palatine (IL), Parkway West (MO), Reynoldsburg (OH), Saline (MI), St. Ignatius (OH), St. John Jesuit (OH), West Plains (MO)


Edmonds, Stuart, Twinsburg, OH

Hawes, Travis, LaSalle, OH

Roberts, Shawn, Centerville, OH

Roys, Donny, Medina, OH

Wieferich, Mark, Marietta, OH

Wills, Zach, Mason, OH

Yarnell, Kevin, Toledo, OH




Girls Midwest

(IL, IN, MI, MO, OH)

1.Geneva (IL) [1]                         Wins Blackhawk Stampede by 12 over Sandburg

2.Carmel (IN) [2]                         Wins MIC Conference by 32 points

3.Lee’s Summit West (MO) [3]   Wins Mid-6 Conference taking 5 of top 6

4.Palatine (IL) [4]                         Wins Metamora Inv by 24 points

5.Magnificat (OH) [5]                 Hold out varsity winning Earich Inv by 4 points

6.Sandburg (IL) [NR]                    Excellence showing vs. Geneva at Blackhawk meet

7.Hinsdale (IL) [6]                         No major meet

8.Traverse City Cent (MI) [7]        Holds out varsity taking 2nd in home invite

9.Ft. Wayne Carroll (IN) [8]          No major meet

10.Jefferson City (MO) [10]          No major meet

Cut: CuyahogaValley Christian (OH) [9]

Bubble teams alphabetically: Benet (IL), Buffalo Grove (IL), Cuyahoga Valley Christian (OH), Columbus No (IN), Eureka (MO), Hoover (OH), Kickapoo (MO), Lafayette (MO), Medina (OH), Minster (OH), Naperville No (IL), Noblesville (IN), North Central (IN), Novi (MI), Oak Hills (OH), Rochester Adams (MI), Rockford (MI), Troy (MI), Washington (MO), Westfield (IN), West Plains (MO)


Chambers, Madeline, Magnificat, OH

Gillespie, Katie, CVCA, OH

Morgan, Stephanie, Barnesville, OH

Neczypor, Hannah, North Royalton, OH

Ridder, Brooklyn, Oak Hills, OH

Thomas, Michelle, Glen Este, OH