Led by the Flowery Branch boys team, four area teams are listed in gatfxc.com’s Class AAA preseason cross country poll.
West Hall came in at No. 10 in the boys poll, while the Flowery Branch was No. 6 and North Hall was No. 10 in the girls poll. Region 7-AAA accounted for three teams in each poll, with the Creekview boys ranked No. 4, and the West Forsyth girls ranked No. 3.