The Manhattan High boys’ cross country team was ranked Number 1 in Class 6A in the 2013 preseason coaches’ poll, released today. The girls’ team was also highly ranked, checking in at No. 3 in 6A.
Behind the Indians on the boys’ side is Wichita North at No. 2, with Olathe North at No. 3. On the girls’ side, Olathe East is at the top with Garden City in second ahead of Manhattan.
Other area teams in the rankings include the Riley County girls, checking in at No. 5 in 3A. The Riley County boys’ team was receiving votes.
Both Wamego teams are in the poll, with the girls at No. 7 and the boys’ team at No. 4.
The Frankfort boys’ team will start the year at No. 4 in 1A.