EVANS' QUOTE: "We are a team that's much stronger. Our strength is our distance team. We are going to score a lot of points in distance."
FLINTRIDGE PREPCOACH: Kenny Fisher, 15th year.LEAGUE: PrepATHLETES TO WATCH: Lauren Von Der Ahe, 200, senior; Kyle Edwards, hurdles, junior; Dot Silverman, 800/1600, freshman; Kathryn Iwata, middle distance, junior.ASSISTANT COACH STEVE MCQUAID'S QUOTE: "Our strength right now lies in the distance events, but we have up and coming sprinters and hurdlers."
FLINTRIDGE SACRED HEART ACADEMYCOACH: Eddie Gorton, fourth year.LEAGUE: MissionATHLETES TO WATCH: Heather Riley, hurdles, junior; Erin Hartwig, 400/800, sophomore; Katie Hernandez, 400/800, freshman; Amanda Rincon, mile, junior; Kathryn Poet, pole vault, senior.GORTON'S QUOTE: "This is the best all-around track team since I've been here. They are focused, they want to run and they want to be here."
GLENDALECOACH: Bob Bailey, 13th year.LEAGUE: PacificATHLETES TO WATCH: Heidi Diaz, distances, senior; Rita Assoian, jumps/sprints, junior; Jennifer Dowty, sprints, junior; Daniela Pollard, jumps, sophomore; Rachelle Saturino, shot put, senior; Vera Stewart, jumps, sophomore.BAILEY'S QUOTE: "Even though we are light on seniors, only six on the team, we are not light on experience."
HOLY FAMILYCOACH: Andres PupoLEAGUE: Horizon
HOOVERCOACH: Jack Sallakian, second year.LEAGUE: PacificATHLETES TO WATCH: Annie Sahl, sprints, junior; Gwen King, hurdles, junior; Shannon Azizi, pole vault, junior; Amy Ingram, distance, junior; Mary Ippolito, distance, freshman; Katherine Brewer, distance, freshman.SALLAKIAN'S QUOTE: "They are strong, fit and they are young."