Foothill's Thurman Knowles will be the guy to beat in the 800 and 1600 next year, and he has state meet experience under his belt already.
California Track & Field and Cross Country News
There's more than enough returning talent in this section alone to keep us excited for 9 months until track season starts again!
Gatorade just announced the California Track and Field athletes of the year.
Were superstars like Zach Shinnick, Joseph Anderson, and Javelin Guidry remarkable as freshmen? Many were, but others have improved immensely over their high school careers.
Laurel Wong is the top returning vaulter in the state, but she has a crowded group of contenders gunning for her.
Rachel Baxter has already been to Poland to compete in World Juniors, and this summer she hopes to add a trip to Pan Am Juniors in Peru to her resume.
It's hard to believe that Sean Lee still has another year of high school left, after all the success he has already had in his career!
The top performances from the 11-12 and 13-14 age groups during last weekend's two AAU regionals in California.
Sometimes it's easy to forget that Alyssa Brewer has another year, after the two state titles she already won.
The National Scholastic Athletics Foundation (NSAF), a non-profit organization created to support and promote high school-age track and field, announced the launch of the National High School Track and Field Hall of Fame.
The best of the best faced off this weekend!
Not only does Justin Hazell have the top returning time in the state, he's also the top returning runner from the state meet.
With her strong performance out of lane 8 in the state final, Tierra Robinson-Jones established herself as the one to beat in 2018.
Here are the top seven moments from Brooks PR and New Balance Nationals Outdoor this weekend
The prep for cross-country greatness starts now with MileSplit's official 5K training program brought to you by Olympic coach Ryan Ponsonby.
Karson Lippert is #2 in California as a sophomore, and already under 47. Can't wait to see what he can do over the next two years!
(Photo by Alan Versaw) The Rancho Verde senior reflects on a tight race and an incredible senior season.
Malcolm Clemons is a rising star after making the state meet in both horizontal jumps, and he has the example of senior teammate Sanjay Kettles to follow.
(Photo by Alan Versaw) Isaiah Cunningham also returns victorious after winning the 100 Dash, capping a solid day by California athletes competing in Seattle.
Joeseph Anderon (Ca.) had an incredible performance at the Brooks PR Invitational after being in the hospital only hours before.
Victoria Plummer cleared 5' 8" during the season and made it all the way to the state finals in her first season for Moorpark.
His senior teammate won a state championship, but freshman Malcolm Clemons made the state meet in both the long and the triple, and he could one day eclipse what Sanjay Kettles achieved.
See the sub-4 attempt, a loaded 110 Hurdles race, and 19 of California's best athletes competing against the cream of the crop from around the country!
Amid all the great times posted by upperclass runners, did you notice freshman Amber Jackson clocking 4:52.94? We did, and we think she has a very bright future.
Matt Strangio leads the 3200 rankings, and just missed making the CIF State Meet, and he will be one to watch over the next three years.
Chaminade's Jasmine Jackson has the top freshman times in both hurdle races, and she is already under 45 - the only 9th-grader in California to do so.
Jamar Marshall is the future of the SJS hurdles, the only freshman to make the finals in both races.
Starting at 6:30 tonight, you can catch all the action from Portland, featuring High Performance distance races!
Entries for the AAU Region 23 Qualifier to be held June 15th-18th at Orange Glen High School in Escondido, California.