2011 state team champion: Bishop Kelly
2011 individual state champion: Emily Nist (graduated)
2011 District Three team Champion: Bishop Kelly
2011 individual district champion: Nist
Teams to watch:
Senior Kim Rudeen (32nd) is the only returning varsity runner for BK, which swept the district and state titles.
Emmett finished sixth at districts last year and returns five runners led by juniors Chandra Smith and Kallie Young.
Nampa returns all seven varsity runners from a year ago.
Skyview placed fourth at state last year and returns four.
Sophomore Sierra Manzer (2nd) and junior Anysja Manzer (60th) have transferred from Kuna and will compete for Melba.
Other runners to watch: Skyviews Jocelyn Baker (11th) and Elaina Gillepsie (injured in 2011, 19th in 2010); Columbias Kelsea Donahue (20th) and Mikayla Hunter; Mountain Homes Aerial Groene (39th) and Arisha Karren (44th); Kunas Madie Cook (65th).
2011 state team champion: Pocatello
2011 individual state champion: Pocatellos Elijah Armstrong (returning)
2011 District Three team champion: Bishop Kelly
2011 individual district champion: Alberto De Los Reyes (returning)
Teams to watch:
Eric Albertson and Tom Parry will lead Bishop Kelly, after many runners from the defending district champion graduated.
Kuna seniors Andrew Burgess (14th at state) and Michael Cunningham (injured in 2011) will likely be the top runners for last seasons district runner-up.
Columbia returns all seven runners, including two top-35 runners from state (Levi Watson, Erik Barfuss).
Nampa returns five varsity runners.
Other runners to watch: Caldwells De Los Reyes (7th); Columbias Jason Raymond (41st), Kunas Brock Thompson (44th); Skyviews Zach Davlin (63rd).