The Saint Joseph Academy cross country team, fresh off its team trip to the state meet in 2016, will enter this season state-ranked.
In the pre-season poll released on Thursday by the Ohio Association of Track and Cross Country Coaches (OATCC), the Jaguars received 75 votes which ties them for 14th in the Division 1 state rankings. SJA and Twinsburg are tied for the 14th spot.
View the full poll HERE:
As the Jaguars begin their season next weekend, they already have their sites set on the postseason. SJA is once again in a loaded district. The Jaguars will compete in the Medina district which features five schools listed in the state’s preseason poll:
Medina – 8th
Brunswick – 13th
SJA – T-14th
Shaker Heights – 21st
Medina Highland – 25th
Pictured are Sydney Seymour (right) and Annie Allen (left).