Team Breakdown: PIAA District 5 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!


The District 5 Championships will feature one fewer race this fall as its AA classification will compete at with the District 6 teams. What's left is a girls and boys 1A race for one state qualifying spot. The defending champs -- Southern Fulton (girls) and Windber Area (boys) -- will aim for repeat district titles, but each will be challenged for the top spot.

We break down all the District 5-1A team action in the links below: