October 23rd 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]                Wins DuPage Valley Conf with 20 points

2.Neuqua Valley (IL) [2]               Wins Upstate 8 Conf by 16 w/o injured #2 man

3.York (IL) [3]                                 Wins West Suburban Conf with 5 in top 11

4.Geneva (IL) [4]                           Wins Western Sun Conf with perfect 15

5.Carmel (IN) [6]                           Wins Brebeuf Jesuit Regional by 26 over Fishers

6.St. Louis Univ (MO) [5]             Holds out varsity at Borgia Inv

7.Lee’s Summit West (MO) [7]     No major meet, district meet Sat

8.Pioneer (MI) [8]                           No major meet, regional on Sat

9.Mason (OH) [9]                          Wins district meet with 5 in top 10

10.Ft. Wayne Carroll (IN) [10]     Wins West Noble Regional taking 5 of top 12


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), North Central (IN), Palatine (IL), Parkway West (MO), Reynoldsburg (OH), Saline (MI), St. Ignatius (OH), St. John Jesuit (OH), West Plains (MO)


Coolidge, Marty, Elyria Catholic, Elyria, OH

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, St. Johns Jesuit, OH





Girls Midwest

(IL, IN, MI, MO, OH)

1.Geneva (IL) [1]                            Wins Western Sun Conf sweeping top 4 places

2.Carmel (IN) [2]                            Wins Brebeuf Jesuit Section with 20 points

3.Lee’s Summit West (MO) [3]     No major meet, district meet Sat

4.Palatine (IL) [4]                             Wins Mid-Suburban League by 55 points

5.Magnificat (OH) [5]                      Wins Edgewater District Div I with 23 points

6.Sandburg (IL) [6]                           Wins Southwest Suburban Conf with 5 in top 10

7.Hinsdale (IL) [7]                            Wins West Suburban Silver Conf

8.Traverse City Cent (MI) [8]           Wins Big North Conf

9.Ft. Wayne Carroll (IN) [9]             Wins Northrop Sectional by 10 points, still missing #2 girl

10.Oak Hills (OH) [BT]                    Wins Div I District  with good pack behind B. Ridder

Cut: Jefferson City (MO) [10]                                                          

Bubble teams alphabetically: Benet (IL), Buffalo Grove (IL), Cayuga Valley Christian (OH), Eureka (MO), Franklin Central (IN), Hoover (OH), Jefferson City (MO), Kickapoo (MO), Lafayette (MO), Medina (OH), Minster (OH), Naperville No (IL), Noblesville (IN), North Central (IN),   Rockford (MI), Saline (MI), Springboro (OH), Upper Arlington (OH), Washington (MO), Westfield (IN), West Plains (MO)



Brink, Tori, Hilliard Davidson, OH

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