Trojans nearly get No. 1 sweep in latest KCCCA 2A Poll
The Stanton County Trojans have flexed their muscle often in meets throughout Southwestern Kansas, and the two cross country programs have earned high recognition in the latest Kansas Cross County Coaches Association polls.
The Johnson harriers nearly pulled off a boys-girls sweep of the top positions in Class 2A, with the boys holding onto their No. 1 ranking, while the Lady Trojans were just three points out from making it a top-ranked sweep, settling in at No. 2 in the latest rankings.
It's not the only time a school has has both its boys and girls teams ranked in the same poll - Scott Community teams are both No. 5 in the latest Class 3A poll, and both Greeley County and Meade have experience similar recognition this fall - but the Trojan runners nearly pulled off the No. 1 sweep.
They were not the only teams to be ranked this week - the Meade girls were ranked seventh in this week's Class 1A poll, while Southwestern Heights (3A girls), Greeley County (1A boys), Syracuse (2A boys) and Lakin (3A boys) also received votes.
Scott Community finished ranked tied for fifth in the girls Class 3A poll, while the Beaver boys were ranked fifth in Class 3A.
Most conferences will host their conference meets on Thursday or Saturday, with regionals and the state meet the following two weekends.