Three girls - two freshmen and a sophomore - won CIF-State event titles - Sadie Engelhardt (1600m), Jathiyah Muhammad (pole vault), and Hanne Thomsen (3200m).
We rank up to the top 15 marks by returning athletes for 2023 from the 2022 State Track and Field Championships
We rank up to the top 15 boys marks from the State Track and Field Championships of athletes returning or 2023. (DeAnna Turner photo)
The first team state championship in Fresno Central boys' track history came down to the 4x400 relay. Credit the coach, a senior leader and a key cog to do it.
The 2022 Serra girls' CIF-State Team Championship comes 10 years after first-year Serra Coach and former Serra standout Alexis Faulkner won a state team title.
Clovis North senior Takiya Cenci was one of the big stars of the 102nd CIF-State Track Meet. Check out her four-event performance. (DeAnna Turner photo)
Freshman Sadie Engelhardt, battles seniors Dalia Frias, Samantha McDonnell and Mia Chavez for gold at the CIF-State Finals. (Daniel Hernandez photo)
Murrieta Mesa senior Cade Moran was one of four gifted athletes -- boys and girls -- to claim a coveted CIF-State title in either shot put or discus throws.
Only two of CA No. 1 athletes in the jumps leave Buchanan with gold medals from the State Meet. (DeAnna Turner photo)
Upland trio combines for 37 points in the hurdles and nearly wins a State team title; San Diego Section girls are tough to beat. (Daniel Hernandez photo)
Roosevelt senior Hunter O'Brien, and Dublin sophomore Jathiyah Muhammad jump clean early and it pays off it CIF-State Meet titles. (DeAnna Turner photo)
Sprint depth, strong relays, key to team titles for Serra (SS) girls and Central (CS) boys.
Serra junior Rodrick Pleasant is challenged by a strong field in the State Meet Final. (Daniel Hernandez photo)
Strong San Diego Section group takes on the 300-meter hurdles at the CIF-State Finals. (Daniel Hernandez photo)
The top four boys are separated by 0.19 seconds in the State 400-meter final.
The Clovis North senior completes an undefeated season in the 400 meters with a State Meet title. (DeAnna Turner photo)
Juniors Kai Graves-Blanks and Davis Davis Lyric go 1-2 for 18 points at the CIF-State Track and Field Championships. (Daniel Hernandez photo)
It took only two clearances for the state leader to win the State Meet title.
State leader Central holds off Serra - and super-fast anchor Rodrick Pleasant in 4x100m at CIF-State Track and Field Championships. (DeAnna Turner photo)
Serra runs 46.08 to hold off Golden Valley (46.42) to win the 4x100-meter relay at the CIF-State Track and Field Championships. (Daniel Hernandez photo)
Saturday's CIF-State Track and Field Championships go live at 5:50 pm provided by MileSplit's teammates at FloTrack.
A closer look at qualifiers in the 800-meter and 1600-meter runs from Friday's preliminaries into Saturday's finals.
Winning the discus Friday meant having a great first throw. In the shot put, both winners needed a little more time to get a qualifying mark and it was worth it
A closer look at the 4x100 and 4x400 meter relay teams and qualifiers for Saturday's finals.
We highlight all of the nuances and implications for the Team State titles!
Upland senior and teammates Kai Graves-Blank and Davis Davis Lyric are among the nine qualifying for Saturday's final. (Daniel Hernandez photo)
San Diego, led by Fallbrook's Rose Wagner, and SoCal dominated the girls qualifiers, while Lemoore's Shane Bagley was the only boy with a clean slate.
State leader Aaliyah McCormick DQ'd in 100m hurdles but San Diego is still well stocked in the finals.
Pleasant, Cenci, Walker, Currie, Stanley, Goode, Neal, Washington among the many marquee names moving on in the sprints.
CORRECTED: Most of the boys and girls favorites in the jumps advanced to Saturday's State Meet finals.