If the goal of the Desert Twilight Festival is to assemble a competitive field aiming to gauge their chances at qualifying for Nationals along the meet's regional course then, then based on previous year's times, I am led to have a lot of confidence in any girls' team that can average their runners under 18-minutes along the Grande Sports Academy course.
Niwot, Cherokee Trail, and Peak to Peak are titans of Colorado, and they could collectively dominate however the Boise Senior Girls held their own at their home invite against one of the strongest girls' teams in Great Oak school history.
Though the Colorado and Idaho athletes have the advantage of training in high altitude, those from Arizona will remain confident as they toe the line at 9pm in 90 degrees. Can Arizona hold its own against our guests from north?
Have a look at our girls' team picks to finish top-five in the Sweepstakes category at Desert Twilight!