Here are the statistical returning team rankings for the state course, Holmdel Park, entering this 2018 season. These take every non-senior performance from last fall at this course and scores them in a virtual meet. We've also included the usual full individual rankings which label which meets the times came from as well as some quick analysis of the top performances.
Boys Team Snapshot
Losing three of their starting five from last year, Christian Brothers Academy is the statistical favorite heading into the season scoring 132.5 points in the returners virtual meet. They split a remarkable 25 seconds through their top five and average 16.34. Tim McInerney leads the squad's Holmdel times with a 16:22, scoring 17th, with Luke Reid right behind in 19th running 16:23.
Haddonfield, Morris Hills, West Windsor Plainsboro South, and North Hunterdon make up the rest of the top five. All five teams average under 17 minutes. Check the full rankings with every team in the virtual meet.
Girls Team Snapshot
It is no surprise that North Hunterdon sits atop the pre-season rankings here. They won the Meet of Champions title last fall in dominant fashion with a 100% return rate on their roster for this season. Led by Chloe Gonzalez scoring second in the virtual meet at 18:30 the squad split 1:47 and average 19:24. Their top three sore within the top ten girls overall.
North Hunterdon isn't the only squad returning their full roster, Colts Neck didn't lose anyone from their third place Meet of Champions team last fall. They come in ranked second on this list with 168.5 points and average just a 19:43. North Hunterdon, Colts Neck, Kingsway, Union Catholic (also return full MOCs squad), and Middletown South all claim to five status in this statistical season preview. Check the full rankings with every team in the virtual meet.