Can the state of California and the Great Oak girls get over the hump and win that elusive NXN girls team title, which has been unattainable so far for the great state throughout the national team championship meet's entire history? Head coach Doug Soles and top distance runner Destiny Collins believe this could be the year with the program coming off a banner track season from their top returnees. Meanwhile, the Fayetteville-Manlius girls of New York aim to get back on top and re-claim their 8th national title this season. Or could there be another team that becomes this year's surprise champion like the Wayzata girls of Minnesota last year? How about Wayzata again? (Photo by Kirby Lee/Image of Sport)
We teased you with a top 10 watch list article and a Who's #1?" video ranking the top 10 teams in the country. Now is the time to reveal our complete preseason top 25 national rankings of the best returning girls squads in the nation for the 2014 XC season.