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August 11, 2014 ranks cross country teams, Green Hope and Broughton No. 1 has all sorts of rankings. Ranked above all the rest in the state were Broughton's boys and Green Hope's girls. Nineteen other Triangle teams made the preseason countdown list.

As any high school track or cross country follower knows, not only is a great place to find results, it’s also fantastic at taking those results and compiling statistically-sound analysis.

And all sorts of rankings.

Right now, the website has compiled rankings for each NCHSAA and NCISAA classification, both individual and team. If you’re a subscriber, you could spend days going through all of it. also has statewide rankings regardless of classification. You can see all the girls all-classifications top 25 by clicking here and the boys all-classifications top 25 by clicking here.

Ranked above all the rest in the state were Broughton’s boys and Green Hope’s girls.

Enjoy a few other area teams who made the countdown below, with links to their article:

• Boys No. 1 Broughton
• Boys No. 4 Cardinal Gibbons
• Boys No. 6 Apex
• Boys No. 8 Chapel Hill
• Boys No. 15 Sanderson
• Boys No. 19 East Chapel Hill
• Boys No. 21 Green Hope
• Boys Honorable Mention: West Johnston, Cary Academy
• Girls No. 1 Green Hope
• Girls No. 3 Cardinal Gibbons
• Girls No. 7 Chapel Hill
• Girls No. 9 Broughton
• Girls No. 11 Leesville Road
• Girls No. 14 Carrboro
• Girls No. 16 Ravenscroft
• Girls No. 17 Millbrook
• Girls No. 23 Apex
• Girls No. 25 Cary
• Girls Honorable Mention: Sanderson, East Chapel Hill

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