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2012 Cross country rankings (8-27)

By Joanna Chadwick

The cross country rankings are out, courtesy of the coach’s association.

It should surprise no one that Carroll is at the top of Class 5A girls. This program is so dominating, I know it’s frustrating sometimes for other teams.

How does a school start to control a particular sport? Does it feed on itself so that it grows and grows?

What do you think?

2012 Preseason Kansas Coaches' Cross Country PollGirls 1A1. Lawrence-Bishop Seabury Academy 492. Axtell 473. Tribune-Greeley County 444. Dexter 265. Macksville 15Pretty Prairie 157. Scandia-Pike Valley 11Minneola 7, Grainfield-Wheatland/Grinnell 6, Hoxie 4, Hartford 3, Wakefield 3 , Colony-Crest 1Girls 2A1. Shawnee-Maranatha Academy 362. Ellinwood 25Johnson-Stanton Co. 254. Elbing-Berean Acad. 215. Hill City 146. Meade 127. Bennington 8Ness City 7, Belleville-Republic Co. 4, Oakley 4, Oberlin-Decatur Comm. 3, Pratt-Skyline 1Girls 3A1. Norton Community 342. Salina-Sacred Heart 213. Douglass 204. Riley County 185. Gypsum-Southeast of Saline 176. Sabetha 117. Hays-TMP-Marian 9Osage City 4, Pomona-West Franklin 4, Moundridge 3, Frontenac 2, Burlington 1, Cimarron 1, Easton-Pleasant Ridge 1

Boys 1A1. Scandia-Pike Valley 622. Tribune-Greeley County 503. Axtell 324. Stafford 245. Montezuma-South Gray 236. Victoria187. Burden-Central 15Pretty Prairie 13, Colony-Crest 7, Almena-Northern Valley 2, Clyde-Clifton Clyde 2, Brewster 1, Lawrence-Bishop Seabury Academy 1Boys 2A1. Ellinwood 402. Johnson-Stanton Co. 383. Belleville-Republic Co. 234. Winchester-Jefferson County North 205. Shawnee-Maranatha Academy 116. Sterling 107. Prairie Village-KCC 9Ness City 8, Elbing-Berean Acad. 5, Alma-Wabaunsee 1, Hill City 1, Leoti-Wichita County 1, Oberlin-Decatur Comm. 1Boys 3A1. Holcomb 232. Wellsville 203. Scott Community 194. Wichita-The Independent 145. Seneca-Nemaha Valley 136. Norton Community 117. Gypsum-Southeast of Saline 8Burlington 7, Salina-Sacred Heart 7, Beloit 4, Riley County 4, Osage City3, Phillipsburg 2, Belle Plaine 1

Girls 4A

1. Baldwin 702. Wamego 403. Paola 364. Maize South 345. De Soto 296. Rose Hill 177. Buhler 12Concordia 11, Lenexa-St. James Academy 8, Topeka-Hayden 7, Chanute 5, Basehor-Linwood 3, Pratt 3 Carbondale-Santa Fe Trail 2 , Andale 1, Clay Center Community 1, Hiawatha 1Girls 5A1. Wichita-Bishop Carroll 592. OP-St. Thomas Aquinas 523. Lansing 324. Valley Center 235. Winfield 226. Liberal 167. Great Bend 14Wichita-Kapaun Mount Carmel 10, Newton 5, Stilwell-Blue Valley 5, Goddard-Eisenhower 4, Hays 4, Goddard 3, Emporia 1, Shawnee-Mill Valley 1, Topeka Seaman 1Girls 6A1. Olathe-East 382. Shawnee Mission-West 333. Manhattan 304. Shawnee Mission-Northwest 235. Maize 206. Shawnee Mission-East 117. Lawrence-Free State 7Garden City 6, Overland Park-Blue Valley NW 5,Shawnee Mission-North 4, Shawnee Mission-South 4, Derby 3, Topeka-Washburn Rural 3, Olathe-Northwest 2, Overland Park-Blue Valley West 1

Boys 4A1. Wamego 692. Hugoton 503. De Soto 374. Baldwin 345. Andale 286. Mulvane 197. Altamont-Labette County 13McPherson 12, Clay Center Community 3, Hiawatha 3, Paola 3, Topeka-Hayden 3, Carbondale-Santa Fe Trail 2, Ulysses 2, Lenexa-St. James Academy 1, Tonganoxie 1Boys 5A1. Wichita-Bishop Carroll 622. OP-St. Thomas Aquinas 463. Wichita-Kapaun Mount Carmel 404. Topeka-Seaman 305. Liberal 186. Great Bend 13Stilwell-Blue Valley 13Shawnee-Mill Valley 10, Newton 7, Hays 6, Goddard 2, Topeka West 2, Winfield 2, Lansing 1Boys 6A1. Shawnee Mission-Northwest 482. Shawnee Mission-West 313. Manhattan 18Shawnee Mission-South 18Wichita-North 186. Olathe-East 107. Lawrence 9,Lawrence-Free State 9Dodge City 9Maize 7, Overland Park-Blue Valley NW 7, , Olathe-South 5, Overland Park-Blue Valley West 4, Hutchinson 1

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