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.
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.
After a monster cross country season, we expect Justin Hazell to be a force on the track for El Camino this spring.
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.
One of the more underrated sections in California has fielded some of the best distance runners in the state. Check out the leading runners in 2017.
Antelope has more than the best returning 400 runner in the state; they also have a strong jumper in Vadim Trachuk.
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.
Continuing our section previews, we take on the SJS and all the distance favorites, contenders and wildcards.
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.
Jarrett Chinn (Poway) is just one of the many distance runners you need to know from this section, because the returning talent here is poised to make a splash at the state meet.
(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.
Mikayla Revera (Santa Catalina) is the top returner in the 200 and 400, although she has strong competition in the shorter of the two races.
All the top distance runners in the Central Coast Section including the favorites and contenders for each distance event.
Versatile sprinter Daniel Bessolo (Castro Valley) has a chance to make a major splash in the section finals this year.
Kaylah Robinson (El Cerrito) is a monster over the high hurdles, but which sprint races will she pursue this spring?
Pittsburg's Iffy Joyner is looking for a section championship, a third straight trip to the state meet, and a top 10 finish there.