Best HS team EVER!!?!! You're forgetting the the Fall of 1942 boy-harriers at General Anthony Wayne High School. The English Bulldogs had one of the most epic cross country campaigns ever!! They defeated their arch, cross-town, parochial-school rivals (and eventual State single-A champions) St. Pius X High School 27-28 in the one of the most historic dual meets this side of the Mississippi River!!! Then they went on to score a record low 18 points at their sectional meet, and took it all the way to State where they won the Double-A race 47 to 87 over the hugely favored Lakeland High School Flying Dutchmen!!!
Senior Team Captain Rickie Dunbar also won the individual title by over 45sec. The next day he gave up a full athletic scholarship and rescinded his commitment to run for Wichita State, dropped out of school, and joined the Navy, to fight in the Second Great War. He went on to eventually be awarded the Purple Heart, the Medal of Valor, and was promoted to the Rank of Captain. However, he never made it home, being shot down over the the Sea of Japan.
5th-man, little freshman Mattie Haxton, was the real hero on that fateful day at State in 1942. Having missed most of the season due to a bout of consumption, He wasn't even expected to score, yet with a mile to go, and the English Bulldogs behind the Flying Dutchmen, he rallied himself to move up from 145th place to 59th!!! passing Lakeland's 5th, 6th, and 7th men!!
Now, THAT was the best HS team ever!!!!