2019 New Mexico state Cross Country Championships series.
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The top six finishers at Colorado 5A Region 5 all wore Mountain Vista green. Photo by Joel Hawkins.
Albuquerque Academy's Jackson Morris was superb in the Boys 5A Throwing events. Photo by Rod Stanopiewicz.
Albuquerque Academy's Jordan Lesansee won the 5A 3200m at the 4A-6A Track and Field State Championships. Photo by Blake Wood.
Los Lunas' Alexis Lafave (center) and her Tiger teammates look to runaway from the field in Class 5A at this weekend's 4A-6A Track and Field State Championships. Photo by Holly Patterson.
Eldorado's Lauren Martinez set a new Meet Record at the 2015 APS Metro Championships. Photo by Rod Stanopiewicz.
Santa Fe's Akeisha Ayanniyi (center) had a record setting day at the Marilyn Sepulveda Classic. Photo by Rod Stanopeiwicz.
Aztec's Sarah Root competed in three events in Monday's Marilyn Sepulveda Invitational. Photo by Rod Stanopeiwicz.
Steven Duran (SPX) will look to go 2-0 in the 800m at the Cleveland Invite. Photo by Blake Wood.
The 5A Girls team competition could see some familiar faces amongst the favorites. Cover Art by Sampson Sage.
The lead pack at the Rio Rancho Jamboree was comprised of much of New Mexico's top talent. Photo by Blake Wood.
Madison Foley and her Hilltopper teammates aim for their sixth team title in a row. Photo by Blake Wood.
Albuquerque Academy's Jordan Lesansee will be leading his Charger teammates in the District 5-5A Meet this weekend. Photo by Blake Wood.
The Palmer Ridge boys, fresh off of running what was arguably the best boys race of the Colorado state meet, relax with a little trophy time. Photo by Tim Hilt.
Miyamura's Niles Thomas leads the Boys Championship race in its early stages. Photo by Blake Wood.
Los Alamos, Santa Teresa, and Roswell will all be running in the girls Championship race at Saturday's Rio Rancho Jamboree. Photo by Alan Versaw.
The picture is starting to look brighter once again for Heather Holt and her Fort Collins teammates. Photo by Ashley Green.
Familiar Metro foes Albuquerque Academy, La Cueva, St. Pius X, and Sandia will face-off in Saturday's Metro Championships. Photo by Rod Stanopeiwicz.
Friday brings another chapter to the storied history of the Albuquerque Academy Invite. Photo by Blake Wood.
Led by Hannah Baca, St. Pius X may have this year's best chance of knocking off perennial favorite Los Alamos. Photo by Alan Versaw.
While most of 5A is familiar with one another from 4A, Lovington's Alexis Mata and Luis Villasenor will be new cards in the deck. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Talia Dreicer returns the top 5K time for Los Alamos next fall, but it will be something of an accomplishment just to stay ahead of her own teammates. Photo by Alan Versaw.
For the first time all season, Nica Vasquez was the face of the front for Los Alamos cross country. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Cameren Kristensen and Julie Giannini have seen a lot of each other this season, but there's one more round of it coming. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Colin Hemez led his Los Alamos team to a tellling sweep of their district contests. Photo by Blake Wood.
Amanda Mercer of Los Alamos put away the District 2 - 4A individual title. Photo by Blake Wood.
The Wednesday afternoon crowds lining Utah's state meet course are the stuff of legend. Photo by William Hasty.
Eventual race winner Jereme Santistevan stakes out an early lead at Friday's Los Alamos Invitational. Photo by Blake Wood.
A collection of my favorite images from the 2013 Albuquerque Metro Championships.
Eldorado seemed intent on proving a point, with Jessie Hix and the sisters Amberg going straight to the front of Saturday's girls varsity race. Photo by Alan Versaw.
One of the bigger pieces of news out of Colorado this weekend was the return to action of Bailey Roth, immediately enhancing Coronado's status as a player. Photo by Alan Versaw.
The girls varsity race gets underway at the Rob Winter Classic and Las Cruces. Photo by Lola Cunico.
Cleveland's Jared Mayoral brings the top time into Saturday's Metro Championships, but that may only serve to make him more of a marked man. Photo by Alan Versaw.
A little scenery comes with the cross country at the Centennial Hawks XC Challenge. Contributed photo
Every so often, the NM coaches get together (electronically speaking) and vote for the top five teams in New Mexico, dubbing the results "Super Cinco."
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.
St. Pius star Julie Giannini heads into her senior season. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Nobody has lost track of Los Alamos or Albuquerque Academy, but Dontae Vigil helps to make Belen another team you want to be thinking about this fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
There's some optimism in the Albuquerque Academy camp, and Alex Dean and Cameren Kristensen are two of the reasons for that optimism. Photo by Alan Versaw.
It looks like a good, old-fashioned showdown ahead in 4A boys.
On paper, 4A boys has the look of a very competitive contest going into the spring season.
Piedra Vista's Harrison Fleming rolls through the state course just ahead of Gallup's Alexander Taylor and Belen's Dontae Vigil. PIedra Vista and Belen are two 4A teams with solid potential to move up next fall. Photo by Alan Versaw.
It's been this way at the front for Los Alamos all season long. Photo by Alan Versaw.
Every state but New Mexico is now done and in the books, and nobody made a bigger statement this past weekend than the Rio Rico boys. Photo by Margot Kelly.
Things are building to fever pitch in New Mexico. Photo by Blake Wood.
Kelly Regan, Jennifer Mooday, Julie Giannini, and Malia Gonzales battle it out at the front of the pack at the Los Alamos Invitational on Friday, Photo by Blake Wood.
The days leading up to the 2012 Albuquerque Metro cross country championships were characterized by a high degree of anticipation.
The race gets underway at Valencia. Photo by Carvella Lueras.
Julie Gianinni of St. Piux X posted a margin of victory of nearly 18 seconds. Photo by Blake Wood.
For all intents and purposes, the 2011 New Mexico girls high school cross country season began as it ended--with Los Alamos taking it all.
4A girls cross country belonged to Los Alamos last fall--lock, stock, and stopwatch. Will it be any different this fall?
Nicole Jenrette creates a lot of interesting possibilities for Los Lunas and the teams they will compete against at this weekend's state championships. Photo by Blake Wood.
Louisville (Monarch) fell to Fort Collins by one point at last year's NXN-SW regional. Both teams return this year to battle again. Colorado Track XC file photo.
Although it's way too early to make hard predictions about who will get bids to the NXN-SW championship races, it's not at all too soon to look and see what's happening in the various states that may have implications for who might make it to the big dance.