The York girls will take a Class B No. 3 ranking into Friday's Boone Central Invitational while those Dukes boys are No. 8.
Ratings from the Nebraska Cross Country Coaches Association were released on Wednesday.
With two-time state medalist Micah Lucas, the York girls are listed behind only area rival/No. 1 Seward and No. 2 Lexington. The Dukes finished No. 4 last season as then-freshmen Lauren Clark and Josie Lee both finished among Class B's top 30.
All three all back to lead York into Friday's season (5 p.m.) debut at Albion.
Seward took second last year behind champion Lincoln Pius X and Lexington finished third. Pius X is now is Class A.
The York boys have also moved up one spot from their No. 9 team finish in 2011. Top runners Christian Wagner and Caleb Magner are expected to lead a strong Dukes pack again this fall.
Defending state champion Scottsbluff is No. 1 again. The complete NXCCA Top 10s:
Class B girls – 1. Seward, 2. Lexington, 3. York, 4. Elkhorn South, 5. Omaha Duchesne, 6. Sidney, 7. McCook, 8. Columbus, 9. Gering, 10. Omaha Skutt.
Class B boys – 1. Scottsbluff, 2. Elkhorn Mount Michael, 3. Lexington, 4. Seward, 5. Elkhorn South, 6. Crete, 7. Omaha Skutt, 8. York, 9. Blair, 10. Plattsmouth.