Marcus Mota is the top returning 3200 in the section and one of the best in the state, and he could be a contender in the 1600 as well.
How does the 6th-largest section in California produce so many state championship contenders? We've got nothing but respect for the Central.
Riley Hunt, the defending Masters champion in the 110 Hurdles, leads both hurdle lists for Simi Valley. Who else is in position to claim the 2019 titles?
Come see the top performances by former California high school athletes now competing for colleges and universities around the country!
Who had the best performance Saturday at Arcadia? You decide!
Tierni Kaufman won the CIF-SS D3 title and made the state finals in 2018, and this year she is back to aim for a podium finish in Clovis.
Jazlynn Shearer is an established star. Who is in position to break through in 2019?
Ciearra Mathis already tops the returning 100 and 200 list (and she's a strong 400 runner as well), and she's still just a junior this year.
Lauren Harper made the state finals in the 800 last spring, and this year she has her eyes on the podium.
This section often gets overlooked, but almost always produces several athletes that can factor into the excitement of the state meet. This year is no exception.
Kenan Christon is the man to beat in the short sprints, but it won't be a walkover for him. Who will challeng the Madison senior this spring?
Katie Hurst is best known for her high jump prowess, but she is also the best returning long and triple jumper in the section.
Can Oaks Christian win the girls' title if Hannah Wilson only runs one event at the CIF-SS Division Finals?
Cristian Moore leads the 100 and 200 lists. Who else makes the top 15 in each returning individual event?
How did the top athletes in the Class of 2021 do during the track and field season last spring? Check out these top-200 rankings for each event.
Randolph Ross and Khaleb McRae are back to battle for the 400 title, just one of the eight invitation-only events that are loaded with multi-state talent!
How did the top athletes in the Class of 2020 do during the track and field season last spring? Check out these top-200 rankings for each event.
How did the top athletes in the Class of 2019 do during the track and field season last spring? Check out these top-200 rankings for each event.
Thanks to the efforts of one of the state's long-time coaches and historians there will be permanent recognition for athletes, coaches, officials, and media members.
NCRunners is happy to announce our 7 meets for the 2019 Outdoor Season!
Vista Murrieta made the D1 race (and the overall final rankings) closer than we expected at the start of the season - and they weren't the only ones! Was it enough to claim the top spot?
The top spot is clear, but the remaining choices were often difficult. Which teams were the most impressive this fall?
Joshua Brockman is one of several nationally-ranked NC athletes hoping to defend home turf against top competition from SC, FL, GA, and TN.
Forget about "future stars" - the Class of 2020 is loaded with runners that are ALREADY nationally known, and we get to witness their brilliance for one more season.
These polls include state champions and developing future stars - which Class of 2021 athletes will you vote for?
Which newcomers grabbed your attention the most this fall? Let us know with your votes between now and New Year's!
Great Oak may have lost three of their top 7 runners from this year's state meet, but the database still predicts them to be the top team in 2019.
St. Francis has a tremendous group returning for 2018, perhaps enough to contend for the state title.
Corie Smith was unable to compete at the state meet, which means she carries serious unfinished business into the 2019 season. How good will her Bears team be?