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2013 Cross country rankings (8-26)

Published August 26 at 11:05 a.m. | Last updated August 26 at 11:34 a.m.

By Joanna Chadwick

The Wichita Eagle

The preseason cross country rankings are out, courtesy of the coaches association.

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2013 Jim Maska Preseason Cross Country Coaches' Poll 1A Girls 1. Greeley County-42 2. Macksville-30 3. Axtell-27 4. Minneola-23 5. Olpe-18 6. Pretty Prairie-17 7. Hoxie-9 Lakeside-2, Pike Valley-2 2A Girls 1. Ellinwood-37 1. KC Maranatha -37 3. Berean Academy 27 4. Stanton County-19 5. Oberlin -18 6. Ness City-9 7. Jefferson  North-8 Pratt Skyline-4, Bennington-4, KC Christian 3, Oswego-1 3A Girls 1. Douglass-21 2. Salina-Sacred Heart-14 3. Pleasant Ridge-13 4. Norton -12 5. Riley County-11 6. SE-Saline-7 7. Sabetha-5 Atchison County-1 1A Boys 1. Pike Valley-41 2. Greeley County-36 3. Stafford-26 4. Frankfort-17 5. Victoria-16 6. Pretty Prairie-15 7. Axtell-5 Burrton-2, Goessel-2, Macksville-2, Stockton-2, Tescott-2, Olpe-1 2A Boys 1. Ellinwood-42 2. Stanton County-31 3. Ness City-25 4. KC Maranatha-19 5. KC Christian -15 6. Republic County-13 7. Berean Academy-12 Lincoln-6, Bennington-3, NE-Arma-1 3A Boys 1. Norton -19 2. Scott City -12 3. Hutchinson-Trinity -11 4. SE-Saline-8 5. Sabetha-7 6. Holcomb-6 7. Silver Lake-5 Hiawatha-4, Wellsville-4, Marion-3,Riley County-3,Beloit-2, Independent-2

4A Girls

1. Topeka-Hayden-46 2. Winfield-45 3. Baldwin-40 4. Trinity Academy-25 5. De Soto-22 6. Paola-18 7. Wamego-7 Chanute-5, Concordia-4, Ottawa-4, Rose Hill-4, Mulvane-2, Clay Center -1, Anderson County-1 5A Girls 1. Bishop Carroll- 63 2. St. Thomas Aquinas-54 3. Maize South-48 4.  Mill Valley-36 5. Valley Center- 29 6. SM South-9 6. Kapaun -9 Lenexa St. James  -8, Great Bend - 5, Eisenhower- 5, Blue Valley Southwest -4, Hays- 3, Lansing-2, Liberal- 1, Andover Central -1 6A Girls 1. Olathe East-30 2. Garden City -29 3. Manhattan-19 4. Olathe Northwest-18 5. SM Northwest-10 6. Olathe North-9 7. Blue Valley West-5 Lawrence Free State-4, Maize-4, Blue Valley Shawnee Mission East-3, Blue Valley Northwest-1, Gardner Edgerton-1 4A Boys 1. Baldwin -48 2. De Soto-41 3. Winfield-38 4. Wamego-25 5. Mulvane-18 6. Clay Center -13 7. Hugoton-9 7. Iola-9 Ulysses-7, Topeka Hayden-4, Buhler-3, Santa Fe Trail-3, Labette County-2, Basehor-Linwood-2, Andale-1, McPherson-1 5A Boys 1. Bishop Carroll- 58 2. St. Thomas Aquinas-45 3. Blue Valley Southwest -42 4. Kapaun Mount Carmel-41 5. Liberal-26 6. Topeka Seaman-11 7. Shawnee Mill Valley-8 Hays-4, Great Bend –4, Shawnee Mission South-3, Lenexa St. James -3, Andover 2, Salina South-1, Wichita West-1 6A Boys 1. Manhattan-21 2. Wichita North-12 3. Olathe North-18 4. Shawnee Mission Northwest-17 5. Dodge City-8 6. Blue Valley West-6 7. Olathe East-3 Shawnee Mission North-3, Lawrence Free State-3, Shawnee Mission West-2, Wichita South-2 , Derby-1