With a 4:53 already under her belt, we can't wait to see what Claudia Lane can post in the 3200!
Trad Berti (Paso Robles) is carrying the momentum from his strong cross country season over to the track so far this spring.
Ashley Anumba (Los Osos) started her spring season with a BIG 45' throw, putting her in position to challenge top returner Pamela Amaechi for supremacy.
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Only three weeks into the season, Sean Lee (Trabuco Hills) is already threatening the 7 foot mark.
Shae Anderson has the top time in California in the 200 and 400, ranks 2nd in the 100 and the 300H, and falls to 3rd in the 100H...and also leads the 800 rankings. Sheesh.
While Joseph Anderson was concentrating on the 60 Hurdles indoors, Roosevelt's Anthony Easter has gotten a great start on the 110H and 300H outdoors.
Kaelin Roberts can win anything from 100 to 400 in her section, but she's far from the only title contender on this loaded Carson squad.
Haley Herberg's 10:38 3200 was just one of many top CA performances from around the state and around the country this weekend!
The only athlete in the section that leads the rankings in three events, Kelly Koehnen, is looking to make a repeat trip to Fresno.
Andrew Skoy leads the section in the 1600 and 3200 as he looks for a return to the CIF State Meet.
Kaelin Roberts is back to challenge for the 400 and 200 state titles and lead Carson to a repeat team championship.
Mark Nunez is the top returner in the 200 and 400, leading a Dorsey team that has a strong tradition of relay speed.
Carson's weapons extend well beyond the track, where Jonon Young leads a fleet of talented jumpers.
Jacob Wilson (Buchanan) leads a group of talented throwers from this section, three of which already have state meet experience.
Buchanan's Meagan Lowe is the top returning distance runner in the section, although she has a young teammate that might challenge her this spring.
Mahmoud Adams (Bullard) is the defending champ in the 400 and also the top returner in the 200.
Stockdale's Aaliyah Wilson is poised to fill the star vacuum left by one of the sections all-time best sprinters.
You can be forgiven if you don't know the names of some of the athletes putting up 2017's best performances, but we've got their stories for you.
Antelope has more than the best returning 400 runner in the state; they also have a strong jumper in Vadim Trachuk.
The top 5 girls sprinters in the section are back, not to mention this hurdler named Jurnee Woodward. It's going to be a big year in the SJS!
Rae'vyn Lawler returns as the top gun in the short sprints for Sacramento High, but she will have some stiff competition in the 200.
Myles Davis (Antelope) isn't just a contender to MAKE the state meet, he's a contender to WIN the 400 there!
Tri-City Christian's Matt DeRoos leads all returners in both the long jump and triple jump, while Nu'u Tuilefano (El Camino) is the top thrower coming into the season
Christian High's Benjamin Goodwin is the man to beat in the 100 and 200, and the section took a big hit in both the girls' and boys' hurdles after the 2016 class graduated.
McKenna Brown is back to defend her 1600 title, and teammate Kristen Fahy could also be a force for La Costa Canyon this spring.
Joaquin Martinez de Pinillos has a ton of competition for the top spot in the SDS distance races, and that could help him become a contender at the state level.
(Photo by Mary Ann Magnant) Mari Friedman (Santa Cruz) leads the section rankings in both the 1600 and the 800, where she is a threat for the state title.
Kent Slaney (Palo Alto) leads the returning 1600 and 3200 lists, which could put him in position for a very strong spring.
(Photo by vcrunning.com) Can Valley Christian continue to stay on top of the girls' throws? Elena Bruckner is gone, but Athiya Iese is on top of both returning lists.