Fort Collins took flight when it counted, narrowly beating Davis and earning an NXN berth. (Photo by Margot Kelly)
Saucony Elite 50 Team Girls | Week 11
*Editor's Note: The Saucony Elite 50 refers to the top-50 teams in the country (25 boys and 25 girls).
Fort Collins (CO) moves up to #3 after pulling off a big upset at the Nike Southwest Regional, taking down #4 Davis (UT) by a very close margin. The score was 73 to 74 with Fort Collins' 5th girls one place and .01 seconds ahead of Davis' 5th girl. US#9 Monarch (CO) finished a close 3rd as well with 86 points.
At the Nike South Regional in Texas #19 New Braunfels put themselves on the national radar by winning with 76 points, well clear of the field. #25 The Woodlands (TX) finished 2nd with 101 points and Southlake Carroll (TX) was a close 3rd with 107 points. Both teams are on the watch list.
Great Oak (CA) moves up to #5 after dominating the Southern Section D1 finals heading into the State Championships with the All-Time team time record and big win. #8 Simi Valley (CA) won their D2 Section race as well and look poised to win a state title this weekend as well.
Stay tuned each week as we bring you the Saucony Elite 50 Team Girls every Wednesday morning!
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|Watch list (Alphabetical order): American Fork (UT); Arrowhead (WI); Barrington (RI); Bishop Feehan (MA); Buchanan (CA); Cardinal Gibbons (NC); Camas (WA); Cherry Creek (CO); Coe Brown Academy (NH); Coeur D'Alene (ID); Columbus North (IN); Davis (CA); Desert Vista (AZ); Hudsonville (MI); La Costa Canyon (CA); La Salle Academy (RI); Lake Braddock (VA); Legacy (CO); Myers Park (NC); New Trier (IL); Northville (MI); Ogden (UT); Pine Creek (CO); Providence (NC); Red Bank Catholic (NJ); Rockford (MI); Seaholm (MI); Saline (MI); Saugus (CA); Skyline (UT); St. Francis (CA); Southlake Carroll (TX); Summit (OR); T.C. Roberson (NC); Xavier College Prep (AZ)|