The Minnesota State High School League expects big things from the Wayzata and Hopkins cross country teams in the coming year.
MSHSL also ranked the following local runners individually:
- No. 3. Joe Klecker, 11, Hopkins: Finished third in 2012
- No. 5. Connor Olson, 11, Wayzata: Finished fifth in 2012
- No. 12. Josh Nielsen, 12, Wayzata: Finished 21st in 2012
Wayzata’s girls’ team is also ranked No. 1 and put Trojans junior Anna French at No. 2. Wayzata was first in the 2012 state meet, and French finished second.