As of Monday
Top 10 Individuals
1. Abdin Fator, Sickles, Sr.: Underscored his position as the county's top man with a signature win at county championships.
2. Lars Benner, Newsome, Sr.: Ran strong in the final stages of the county meet to take second, just 4 seconds behind Fator.
3. Matt Magee, Steinbrenner, Sr.: Led the Warriors to their first team crown at county championships with a third-place individual effort.
4. Tim O'Loughlin, Jesuit, Jr.: The top-placing underclassmen at the county meet produced a fourth-place effort.
5. Josh Keenan, Seffner Chr., Sr.: Ran arguably his best -- and smartest -- race of the season to grab fifth at county championships.
6. Tyler Lima, Steinbrenner, Sr.: Joined Magee to set a torrid pace in first mile of county meet and finished strong to earn an important top-10 spot.
7. T.J. Lucas, Plant, Sr.: Panthers' No. 1 man led his squad to second place at county meet.
8. Tanner Biles, Steinbrenner, Sr.: Warriors' No. 3 produced his most important top-10 finish of the season by taking eighth at county championships.
9. Justin Martinez, Newsome, Sr.: Wolves standout returned to the top 10 after turning his best race of the year at the county finals.
10. Daniel Dean, Middleton, Fr.: One of the state's fastest freshmen ran to another impressive showing with a top-10 effort at county meet.
Top 5 Teams
1. Steinbrenner: Warriors win their school's first county cross country title by edging defending champion Plant.
2. Plant: Nearly won the county meet in what is suppose to be a rebuilding year.
3. Jesuit: Tigers finish third at county meet and do it with all underclassmen.
4. Sickles: Gryphons put three in the top 15 at county meet to finish fourth.
5. Robinson: They were probably hoping for more but Knights hold off an improving Berkeley squad to take fifth at county meet.
Top 10 Individuals
1. Claire Snyder, Academy of the Holy Names, Jr.: After being passed in the final 400 by Rodriguez, showed how competitive she is by surging to victory at county meet.
2. Julia Rodriguez, Plant, Sr.: Despite the effects of mono, Panthers star proved without question she is tenacious by nearly winning county championships.
3. Anna Montgomery, Plant, Jr.: Panthers' No. 6 runner at state last season made another quantum leap by placing third at county meet.
4. Brianna Jackson, Newsome, Sr.: Wolves star produced another stellar effort with a fourth-place finish at county finals.
5. Caroline Gibson, Plant, Sr.: After losing their No. 2 runner to illness minutes before the county race, Panthers senior rallied team and turns in fifth individually.
6. Stephanie Cajas, Newsome, Sr.: One of the area's most improved runners took a career-best sixth at county championships.
7. Bailey Sullivan, Plant, Jr.: Amazing improvement continued, going from fourth in the JV race of the county finals a year ago to seventh in Friday's varsity meet.
8. Annie Tedesco, Freedom, Jr.: Patriots' star runner rose to the occasion at the county championships with impressive top-10 showing.
9. Emily Zwijacz, Newsome, Soph.: Little sister of ex-Newsome star runner is making a name all for herself, placing ninth in the county meet.
10. Sneha Sathish, King, Fr.: County's top-placing freshman at county championships took 10th.
Top 5 Teams
1. Plant: Panthers run without their No. 2 due to illness while their No. 1 runs with mono -- and they still win county championship.
2. Newsome: Wolves are the county's clear No. 2 after placing a sold second at the championship meet Friday.
3. Freedom: Coach Dwight Smith had his team ready for the county meet as Patriots grab third place paced by two runners in the top 15.
4. Sickles: Gryphons nearly caught Freedom for third in county championships by putting all five scorers in the top 35.
5. Berkeley Prep: Buccaneers turned in their best meet of the season by edging Robinson by seven points for fifth place at county meet.
Note: Due to the great variance in courses and weather conditions, the Tribune rankings give preference to head-to-head competition. However, when recent matchups have not occurred, recorded times on accurate courses can also be taken into account.
Compiled by Bill Ward