Berry Academy brings their 2A-record-setting squad up to the 3A classification for a chance at back-to-back titles.
Cardinal Gibbons dominated the girls' race and narrowly won the boys' for the sweep; Steven Phillips and Blake Dodge won individually.
So many individual and team contenders; the 3A will be the most exciting classification to watch on Saturday.
The fields will be llittered with top-flight teams, but as we approach the championship season, will everybody be racing all-out?
Can the Spartans' depth put them on top of the rankings, or is Chapel Hill still in the driver's seat?
From Cary to Charlotte, with many stops along the way, this week produced an incredible number of big times.
Cool weather and a fast course combined for one of the best weekends of cross country ever in North Carolina.