Week 8 Cross Country Coaches Poll: Colby, Medford, Pacelli, SPASH, Marathon, Athens and Assumption Ranked

Wisconsin Rapids (OnFocus) – The Wisconsin Cross Country Coaches Association has released its Week 8 poll, with several area teams ranked among the state’s best:

  • Colby Girls, 10th Division 3
  • Assumption Girls, 12th, Division 3
  • Marathon Girls, 15th, Division 3
  • Medford Girls, 6th, Division 2
  • SPASH Boys, 3rd, Division 1
  • Pacelli Boys, 3rd Division 3
  • Athens Boys, 15th, Division 3

Rank D1 BOYS
1. Homestead
2. Wauwatosa East
3. Stevens Point
4. Onalaska
5. Kenosha Indian Trail
6. Madison West
7. Oconomowoc
8. Waukesha West
9. Arrowhead
10. Middleton
11. Marquette University
12. Badger
13. Wisconsin Lutheran
14. Badger
15. Madison La Follette
16. Hartford Union
17. Waukesha North
18. Neenah
19. Germantown
20. Sun Prairie

Rank D1 GIRLS
1. Middleton
2. Menomonie
3. Kaukauna
4. Madison West
5. Whitefish Bay
6. Neenah
7. Appleton North
8. Arrowhead
9. Brookfield Central
10. Hudson
11. Muskego
12. Kimberly
13. Waukesha West
14. Madison Memorial
15. Wauwatosa East
16. Pewaukee
17. DeForest
18. Monona Grove
19. Brookfield East
20. Sun Prairie

Rank D2 BOYS
1. Shorewood
2. Notre Dame
3. Dodgeville/Mineral Point
4. West Salem
5. Little Chute
6. Shawano Community
7. Osceola
8. Catholic Memorial
9. Winneconne
10. Port Washington
11. Lakeside Lutheran
12. New Glarus/Monticello
13. Monroe
14. Two Rivers
15. Mount Horeb
16. Lodi

Rank D2 GIRLS
1. Shorewood
2. Freedom
3. Dodgeville/Mineral Point
4. Notre Dame
5. Little Chute
6. Medford
7. Amery
8. Plymouth
9. Xavier
10. New Berlin Eisenhower
11. West Salem
12. Winneconne
13. Kiel
14. Rice Lake
15. Osceola
16. Fox Valley Lutheran

Rank D3 BOYS
1. Valders
2. Grantsburg
3. Pacelli
4. Boscobel
5. Poynette
6. Ozaukee
7. Aquinas
8. Sheboygan Area Lutheran
9. Darlington
10. Cedar Grove-Belgium
11. Kewaunee
12. Kohler
13. Iola-Scandinavia
14. Phillips
15. Athens
16. Albany

Rank D3 GIRLS
1. Lourdes Academy
2. Boscobel
3. Lancaster
4. Darlington
5. Ozaukee
6. Kickapoo/La Farge
7. Durand
8. Albany
9. Valders
10. Colby
11. Poynette
12. Assumption
13. Catholic Central
14. Bonduel
15. Marathon
16. Weyauwega-Fremont

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David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]