2018 Winner: Loudoun Valley, Virginia, 17:01.82
Armory Record: Loudoun Valley, Virginia, 17:01.82
National Record: Loudoun Valley, Virginia, 17:01.82
Threats To Win: Loudoun Valley (VA), Christian Brothers Acadamy (NJ), Bishop Hendricken (RI), Burnt Hills (NY),
Analysis: The guys from Loudoun Valley look to be the favorites to win this event again in 2019. The team comes in with the current US No. 1 mark of 17:17.31, which they set at The VA Showcase back in January. They could even end up with all three of their teams entered earning All-America. The two-time NXN National Champions have not just power in their top seven but they rank as one of the deepest 1600m/mile/distance squads in the country.
Some teams that will look to challenge Loudoun Valley are NXN fourth-place finishers Bishop Hendricken (RI), NXN National qualifiers Burnt Hills (NY) and Christian Brothers Academy in New Jersey.