NHSCA National Team Rankings (4th edition)
Announced by US Marines in Afghanistan courtesy of David Taylor
The top boys teams in the Nation defending national champions US#1 Arcadia CA and US#2 Christian Brothers Academy are separated by .0002 in the power rankings. After a perfect score at Holmdel CBA narrows the gap. Joining the national rankings for the first time US#18 Cardinal O'Hara PA after winning the Great American XC Festival. US#7 Palos Verdes CA moves up after a dominant performance at the Palos Verdes Invitational.
US#1 Fayetteville Manlius NY maintains the top spot. However US#3 Saratoga Springs NY victory over four nationally ranked teams at Great American shows they are on a New York collision course. US#11 Assumption, KY joins the nations elite after finishing 3rd at Great American ahead of US#15 Green Hope NC and US#16 Great Oak CA. US#25 Wheaton Warrenville South IL returns to top-25 status with an impressive flight run against US#10 New Trier IL.