How would the teams from the Invitational race compare if they had raced the Championship squads head-to-head?
Defending champion Morristown-West returns to challenge the competition (and the course) in the girls' race, while Maryville's boys are also looking to improve on their runner-up finish from 2014.
Talk about a great season-opening match-up: defending meet champion Makenzie Jones of Morristown West (TN) takes on our NCHSAA 3A champ Anna Vess (A.C. Reynolds).
Coleman Mitchell returns to the site of the 2014 NCISAA state meet, and he will find a lot of familiar opponents from that race to go with the familiar setting.
Saturday’s Providence Invitational at McAlpine Park in Charlotte has four girls in-state teams listed in the top 10 virtual meet scoring.