Sevilla Duran was one of many 3A senior girls for whom May figured to be a showcase, but wasn't.
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Hayden Colfax, among the top track athletes in New Mexico, should help to keep Santa Fe Prep in the 3A title hunt this spring.
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Broomfield's girls claimed the Colorado 5A title and Colorado power merge. Davis, American Fork, and Desert Vista loom next ahead of the Eagles. Photo by Karen McCoy.
Broomfield's girls packed it up, ran relaxed, and still came away with the Front Range League title in Colorado. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Daniel Marquez and his Gila Ridge teammates came back from Desert Twilight with a win at the Ken Denson Invitational this past weekend. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
The Desert Vista girls stuck together nicely early at Desert Twilight and ended up as decisive team champions. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Highland's girls took a big win, and an even bigger trophy, out of this weekend's Doug Conley meet. Photo by Irving Girabaldi.
In Mountain Vista's system of interchangeable parts, it was Joshua Romine who came up big this week. Colorado Track XC file photo by Alan Versaw.
Reina Paredes led Rio Rancho's girls to a second-place finish at the St. Vrain Invitational. Photo by Alan Versaw.
While we've been waiting to see the real Mountain Vista team, Monarch gave some proof they will be heard from this season. Here, Charlie Perry forms the middle of a 2-3-4 finish for Monarch at Centaurus on Saturday. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Amanda Mayoral advanced as an individual to Nike Cross Nationals last fall, though the Cleveland team was not quite as successful as their front runner. We are still looking for the first NXN girls team qualifier out of New Mexico. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Jesse Madrid (2002) is part of a deep roster of returning runners for Hobbs who figure to give the rest of New Mexico fits this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
If anyone was hoping Alamosa might let up a little now that they'd won a state title, Isaiah DeLaCerda put those hopes to rest. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Alex Raichart and Battle Mountain made their case as the top small-school girls team in the region at Colorado's state meet on Saturday. But, they just might end up in the overall championship race. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Broomfield's girls used a powerful presence toward the front of the race to dominate Colorado's Front Range League meet last week. Contributed photo.
The American Fork girls celebrate a regional title and take aim at state next week. Contributed photo.
Aztec's Sarah Root competed in three events in Monday's Marilyn Sepulveda Invitational. Photo by Rod Stanopeiwicz.
The Boys Championship Race at the Rio Rancho Jamboree saw much of New Mexico top distance talent in one race. Photo by Blake Wood.
The lead pack at the Rio Rancho Jamboree was comprised of much of New Mexico's top talent. Photo by Blake Wood.
The Timberwolves' Amira Cunningham has proved a consistent contributer since 2011. Photo by David Rauch.
East Mountain's Alex Heffelfinger will be positioned at the front of the pack during the 4A Boys Cross Country Championship. Photo by Rod Stanopeiwicz.
Miyamura's Niles Thomas separated himself early on his was to the District 1-5A individual title. Photo by Holly Patterson.
East Mountain's Addison Rauch will lead the Lady Timberwolves against the rest of District 3/4-4A. Photo by Rod Stanopeiwicz.
The Onate Knights will be one of 32 teams to take the starting line in the Championship Race at Saturday's Rio Rancho Jamboree. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Estancia's Jakob Bernal (in the white) has been on a tear this early season. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Looping through the starting line, Miyamura's Nile Thomas and Albuquerque Academy's Jordan Lesansee lead the Varsity Boys Race early during the UNM Lobo Invitational. Photo courtesay of Alan Versaw.
One of the showdowns to look forward to on Saturday is a first match-up between an even-more-loaded-than-last-year Rio Rancho team and the defending state champions from La Cueva who return with most of last year's roster intact. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Hannah Gunther's track season should help have Taos excited about the possibilties for cross country season. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Many of the same teams and individuals who lit up the 3A state race last fall will be back for this year's 4A state race. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Distance runner Alex Heffelfinger has enjoyed a great season to date and can do a great deal this weekend to keep his East Mountain team in the title hunt. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Amanda Bishop takes control of last spring's state 800 meter final. Contributed photo.
If mystery is what you like in a track and field season, 2A girls has a lot to offer.
Shawvan Levi figures to lead the individual title chase, but can anyone hold off Taos for the team title? Photo by Alan Versaw.
Addison Rauch and her East Mountain teammates completed the goal that got away from them last year. Photo by Alan Versaw.
When Alex Eustace and his Zuni teammates break a sweat, everyone gets to feel the heat. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Tre' Riley, at right, was young last year and finished 25th in the state meet. Look for a much bigger contribution from him this year. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Amanda Mercer of Los Alamos put away the District 2 - 4A individual title. Photo by Blake Wood.
We expect to see a vastly different La Cueva team this weekend than last, where Tom Hiett and Nathan Buttry hid out in the C team race. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Augustus Cuch takes his win from last weekend's SFIS meet into this weekend's Zuni Patason Amesoli meet. Photo by Blake Wood.
A little scenery comes with the cross country at the Centennial Hawks XC Challenge. Contributed photo
Eldorado's Crissey Amberg pulls away from Kelli Reagan of St. Pius X in the final stages of the girls race. Photo by Blake Wood.
For most of the teams at Saturday's University of New Mexico Lobo Invitational, this will be the start of another season of cross country. And there's always a little buzz that goes with the opening of a new season.
Jimmy Buchanan leads a Santa Fe Prep team that figures to go title hunting this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Amira Cunningham ran 13th in last fall's state cross country, but raised a few eyebrows with a state title in the 3200 this spring. Photo by Alan Versaw.
A great deal of how Navajo Prep and Bosque do this fall figures to be determined by the kind of seasons Muriel Waukazoo and Kendall Kelly have. Photo by Alan Versaw.
At this point, 2A Girls 2014 has all the intrigue you could ask or hope for.
Addison Rauch qualifies as one of the most bundled up contestants at this year's state meet, but dreams of contending for a team state title next fall should make the winter at East Mountain a little warmer. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Muriel Waukazoo challenges Kendall Kelley for second in the early going, while eventual winner Cassie C de Baca keeps herself in contact. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Rachel Fleddermann stakes out an early lead (one that she would not relinquish) in her district race last weekend. Photo by Tim Host.
Mora's Alonzo Chavez and Pecos's Cassie Cde Baca captured the district meet titles at District 2 - 2A. Photos by Tim Host.
There's always a rush of new information on opening weekend. This year's edition of opening weekend did not disappoint on that score.
Of the classifications looked at thus far, Estancia in 2A girls looks like the biggest preseason favorite of all.