Check out the fastest returning cross country boys squads in the state of Louisiana based on season best 5K times from each team's top 7 returnees.
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Boys results merge from all classifications at the 2018 LHSAA State Cross Country Championships.
Current boys XC team scores rankings in all 50 states and the team at the top of each state's leaderboard as of September 26th.
Who are the top returning teams in each state? We project the fastest returning teams as well as links to full statewide rankings in all 50 states using our XC team scores rankings feature.
Projecting the top returning boys cross country teams in the state of Louisiana using the season best 3 mile times among every team's top 7 returnees.
Watch the Catholic High (Baton Rouge) boys run the state's fastest time in the 4x400 meter relay and one of the faster times in the country with their 3:16 performance at the Jostens-Episcopal Invitational.
Catholic (LA) High's Reaganna Leleux goes a new US No. 1 of 13-3 in the pole vault at the Galleria Games
Vote below on who was the top boys individual performer in the state of Louisiana from last week's meets. Poll voting ends at Thursday at 9 PM.
Last week's teammate joins us this week for our Senior Spotlight.
Jeffery Kelley gets with us for the most recent Q and A
Part one of the Highland Park October big meets
With Battlefield XC coming up this weekend, let's take a look at the first incarnation of the meet three years ago.
Ranking the preseason top 5 overall distance runners in LA for 2015.
Jeffrey Kelley returns to competition for the Bears - just when they need him most. Read NOLA.com for the latest in Baton Rouge-area rankings.
The Louisiana Track and Field Coaches Association voted for the top 10 teams in the state, regardless of the classification. See where everyone stacks up on NOLA.com.
Finally - everyone raced each other! There were lots of shifts in both individual and team rankings as most B.R. teams travled down the road to Highland Road Park for the St. Joseph's Invitational. Check NOLA.com to see how the race affected area rankings.
The Bears took the team title and top individual honors from the Battlefield XC Festival in Jackson, La. for the second year in a row. At McNeese State, Zach Capello got some tough TX competition. Check out the Week 4 Rankings on NOLA.com.
Zach Capello travelled to Irvine, Ca. to race the prestigious Sweepstakes Race at the Woodbridge XC Classic, while Thomas Kelton and Randy Carter, Jr. stayed closer to home. All three performances affected rankings this week.. check out how they stack up on NOLA.com.
Who's on top in B.R. after Week 2? The Episcopal Round Table Run heralded the season debuts of several area standouts. See how they stack up against each other.
Who's No. 1 this week in the Baton Rouge area?
A look at the teams to watch for in the fall.
WALKER - The notion that a three-mile race can be decided by a just a few seconds, or perhaps even a fraction of second, is a foreign notion to some. But it was the reality for the two featured races at Saturday’s Varsity Sports-Walker Shootout cross country meet.
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Chalonda Goodman of Newnan High (Georgia) and Tavaris Tate of Starkville High (Misissippi) were easy choices as meet MVPs at the Mobile Challenge of Champions after Goodman sprinted to wind-legal US #1's in the 100 (11.64) and 200 (23.69), while Nike Indoor 400 champ Tate nearly had two US leading performances as well as his US #1 20.89 clocking in the 200 meter dash followed up his US #2 run of 46.74 in the 400. A repeat champion at Nike Outdoors in the 100 and 200, Goodman accomplished the same victorious double at the Mobile Challenge of Champions for the second year in a row to become a rare repeat meet MVP. Tate had company in his 400 meter race as he was pressed by Andre Carter from Alexander High School (Georgia), who ran under 47 seconds at 46.97 to place second overall. Stonewall Jackson (Virginia) senior Damien Thigpen (pictured right by John Herzog), who will be gunning for his third straight state title in the 300 meter hurdles this season, posted a US #2 time of 36.75 in the 300 meter hurdles in Mobile. Thigpen had a previous best of 37.04 in the event. Host School St. Paul's Episcopal (Alabama) had two event winners in the female field events setting new meet records with Neal Tisher clearing a record height of 12'6.50" in the pole vault, while Katherine White went over 5'9.25" in the high jump. Catholic High School from Baton Rouge, Louisiana pulled off the difficult sweep of the boys' relay races with a state record time of 7:53.45 in the 4x800, while also putting down solid times in their 4x100 (42.07) and 4x400 (3:20.03). Mobile Challenge of Champions - Invitational Division Results