Team Breakdown: PIAA District 8 Girls & Boys

During the month of August, PennTrackXC is giving you wall-to-wall coverage of the upcoming cross country season! We'll be going through each district, previewing the top teams and individuals. We will be starting with a look at the team battles and then moving on to individuals in the second half of the month.

With our rankings, you'll get an "objective" stat-based look at each district, and with out breakdowns, we'll give some "subjective" thoughts on the action you can expect this fall! Keep track of all of our 2018 XC preview content HERE!


Changes are coming new to District 8 this season. AAA teams from District 10 will now be competing with District 8 this season, and battling it out for one team state qualifying spot for both the boys and girls.

Taylor Allderdice swept the girls and boys team titles last year, but new additions like McDowell, Erie, and Cathedral Prep will look to challenge them this fall. Expect some tight team battles across the board.

We broke down both the girls and boys District 8 team action to watch for this fall: