King’s boys and girls cross country capsule
Head coach: Rod Wilcox, 21st season.
Top returners: Boys -– Matt Jackson (eighth at state in 2015); girls – Allison Perrow (12th in league, state participant in 2014)
Outlook: In his 21 years with the Knights, Wilcox has taken 34 teams to state, placed 25 teams in the top 4, won 11 team championships and had five individuals win the state title. The boys team placed fourth at state last year with no seniors on the team. “With the entire team returning, the boys see that the window of opportunity is now,” Wilcox said. The girls team didn’t go to state in 2015 for the first time in 16 years. “Getting back to the state tradition is the goal,” Wilcox said.