MoCoRunning.com conducted an open online poll between August 28 and September 2 for anyone to rank their top ten athletes in the county. 57 valid boys individual votes were collected and tabulated to form the ranking you see below.
Poll Points: 180 2010 County Finish: 16 2010 4A West Region Finish: 13 2010 4A State Finish: 26
Sheehan was a key member of WJ's team which swept county, region, and state titles last year. He has a 5k PR of 16:16 and ran a 2:03 800m but otherwise did not improve on his track times in his junior year.
Poll Points: 277 2010 County Finish: 24 2010 4A West Region Finish: 20 2010 4A State Finish: 50
Trzeciak didn't finish last cross country season as strong as he started it. He was fairly quiet for a while until he surprised many people by taking third in the 800m at the outdoor county championship in 1:57.48.
Poll Points: 383 2010 County Finish: 15 2010 4A West Region Finish: 7 2010 4A State Finish: 12
Ellis has the top times in the 800 and 1600 among returning MoCo public school athletes. His time of 1:57.24 won the 800m county titles as a sophomore and 4:20.59 was good for third at the state meet as a junior. His 5k XC PR is 16:02.90.
Poll Points: 483 2010 County Finish: 7 2010 4A West Region Finish: 9 2010 4A State Finish: 4
Conway won the indoor track state title in the 1600 with a personal best time of 4:21.34 and boasts an 800m PR of 1:58.06. He was the top non-senior at the XC county and state championship meets last year.
Poll Points: 515 2010 County Finish: 13 2010 4A West Region Finish: 10 2010 4A State Finish: 7
Weinstein won the 3200m indoor county title in 9:45.08 and was second at the outdoor county championship with a personal best of 9:33.16. He also ran 4:25.04 in the 1600 and clocked 15:41.0 at last year's Great American Invitational.
Tie Breaker: The tie breaker question asked the voters to predict the winning time at the county championship meet regardless of who they thought would win. The average answer for the boys was 15:45.07. There will be a new county course this year.