Indiana Girls Preseason Composite XC Team Scores Rankings

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Find out who our data based ranking system projects in the preseason as the top returning girls cross country squads in the state of Indiana.

1Hamilton Southeastern High School (IN)3.841145000m 1-4 Gap (1:00.90)
2Fishers High School (IN)4.4749--
3Franklin Central High School (IN)6.423115000m 1-5 Gap (1:03.70)
4Bloomington North High School (IN)8.441255000m 1-4 Gap (1:23.50)
5West Lafayette High School (IN)8.83215000m 1-2 Gap (25.25)
6Zionsville Community High School (IN)9.082295000m 1-3 Gap (1:02.40)
7Bloomington South High School (IN)9.214175000m 1-4 Average (19:06.25)
8Carmel High School (IN)9.922425000m 1-2 Gap (1:06.70)
9Brownsburg High School (IN)11.03305000m 1-2 Gap (40.40)
10Brebeuf Jesuit Prep School (IN)12.51355000m 1-5 Gap (2:05.20)
11Westfield High School (IN)152265000m 1-4 Average (19:41.03)
12Penn High School (IN)15.55335000m 1-4 Average (19:50.62)
13Fort Wayne Bishop Dwenger High School (IN)19.39465000m 1-2 Gap (1:15.70)
14Pike High School (IN)208415000m 1-5 Gap (2:27.10)
15Noblesville High School (IN)20.4295000m 1-4 Average (18:56.10), Not Enough Data
16Fort Wayne Carroll High School (IN)21.61325000m 1-5 Gap (2:02.30), Not Enough Data
17Twin Lakes High School (IN)21.811505000m 1-2 Gap (1:34.69)
18Avon High School (IN)22.411375000m 1-4 Average (19:56.00)
19Chesterton High School (IN)2314355000m 1-2 Gap (53.00)
20Lowell High School (IN)23.516445000m 1-2 Gap (1:11.70)
21Edgewood High School (IN)23.811465000m 1-5 Gap (3:05.27)
22Crown Point High School (IN)24.119415000m 1-4 Gap (2:07.00)
23Southport High School (IN)25.211395000m 1-4 Average (20:04.03)
24Valparaiso High School (IN)25.38335000m 1-2 Gap (51.00), Not Enough Data
25Huntington North High School (IN)25.69455000m 1-4 Average (20:12.97)
26Floyd Central High School (IN)28.610285000m 1-5 Gap (1:47.57), Not Enough Data
27Lawrence North High School (IN)28.86485000m 1-5 Gap (3:19.00)
28North Central High School (Indianapolis) (IN)30.311495000m Top 4, Not Enough Data
29Homestead High School (IN)30.510285000m 1-2 Gap (39.30), Not Enough Data
30Portage High School (IN)30.613505000m 1-4 Average (20:17.95), Not Enough Data
31McCutcheon High School (IN)30.716495000m 1-4 Average (20:17.18), Not Enough Data
32Columbus North High School (IN)31.719335000m 1-5 Gap (2:02.50), Not Enough Data
33New Palestine High School (IN)32.78495000m 1-5 Average (20:36.75), Not Enough Data
34Fort Wayne Concordia Lutheran High School (IN)32.87325000m 1-4 Average (19:49.38), Not Enough Data
35Guerin Catholic School (IN)34.314375000m 1-4 Gap (1:55.00), Not Enough Data
36Indianapolis Cathedral High School (IN)35.412475000m 1-5 Gap (3:10.50), Not Enough Data
37Evansville Memorial High School (IN)37.222485000m 1-2 Gap (1:17.01), Not Enough Data
38Rochester Community High School (IN)37.76485000m 1-5 Average (20:35.78), Not Enough Data
39Hamilton Heights High School (IN)37.814495000m Top 5, Not Enough Data
40Munster High School (IN)38.411385000m 1-4 Gap (1:57.70), Not Enough Data
41LaPorte High School (IN)3923495000m 1-3 Gap (2:20.00), Not Enough Data
42Terre Haute North Vigo High School (IN)40.211491600m Top 4, Not Enough Data
43Oak Hill High School (IN)41.032455000m 1-2 Gap (1:14.80), Not Enough Data
44Forest Park High School (IN)42.435485000m 1-4 Gap (2:52.30), Not Enough Data
45East Noble High School (IN)42.428495000m 1-5 Gap (3:31.30), Not Enough Data
46Rushville Consolidated High School (IN)44.47505000m 1-5 Average (20:39.44), Not Enough Data
47Norwell High School (IN)46.238505000m 1-5 Gap (3:58.38), Not Enough Data

What are composite team rankings?

A few years ago, MileSplit developed a data based number-cruncher system to rank cross country teams called "composite" team rankings. The rather complicated algorithm takes into account both cross country and track seasons, based on various categories and weights. It even indicates what the computer believes the biggest weakness is at this point.

Teams that did not have much of a track season or did not have at least four of their top distance runners out for track may see their scores drop. However, teams that busted it and looked great this past spring will show higher. Hopefully it is a good balance to predict who is strong coming in! It does not necessarily take into account any new freshman or transfers.

The score represents the team's weighted composite average rank across all categories. The highest column represents the highest ranking they received in a category, and conversely the lowest is the worst ranking they received in a category.

If you pull up the XC Team Scores page, you'll see a link to "Composite" scoring. This is a type of scoring that gives a team a rank on a number of different categories, with different weights on each:

  • XC 5K Team Rank (normal)
  • XC 5K 1-5 Split
  • XC 5K 1-5 Average
  • XC 5K 1-4 Rank (normal)
  • XC 5K 1-4 Split
  • XC 5K 1-4 Average
  • XC 5K 1-3 Split
  • XC 5K 1-2 Split
  • Outdoor 1600m Top 4 (normal)
  • Outdoor 1600m Top 4 Average
  • Outdoor 3200m Top 4 (normal)
  • Outdoor 3200m Top 4 Average

By using all of these factors and weighting them appropriately, we should get a really good and balanced idea of who are the best teams. This is especially designed for returning teams.