San Diego Section Track and Field Preview

La Costa Canyon's Kristin Fahy (9) led for a couple of laps during the 3200 finals at the CIF State Meet last June and is the top returner in California at the eight-lap race. (Pat Rhames photo)

SAN DIEGO -- Just like when baseball teams start Spring Training, there is plenty of optimism in the air in the San Diego Section. Since there hasn't been a single meet, every event appears to have potential.

Two state champions, one from track and one from cross country, return and several events look as strong as any section in the state.

Here is a look at the Border Section's prospects with a preseason report card of the event's strength within the section: