The 2011 Jim Maska Pre-season Coaches poll results have been released, with the Newton Boys Cross Country team ranked 6th in class 5A. The Newton Girls were not ranked.
Wichita Bishop Carroll has the top spot, followed by St. Thomas Aquinas in 2nd, Wichita Kapaun Mt. Carmel in 3rd, Liberal in 4th, Mill Valley in 5th. McPherson is ranked 7th.
Wichita Bishop Carroll is also rank 1st in the Girls poll, followed by St. Thomas Aquinas, Great Bend, Gardner Edgerton, Wichita Kapaun Mt. Carmel, Valley Center, and Blue Valley.