ATHLETES TO WATCH
Michaela Baker, sr., Armstrong: Rare athlete to reach the podium in three events: 100-meter hurdles (eighth), long jump (second) and triple jump (third).
Calvin Ciganik, jr., Mounds View: Cleared 15 feet, 6 inches to win the Elite Meet pole vault title and later won the Class 2A championship. Could threaten the state mark of 16-0 set in 2013 by Grant Krieger of Blake.
Declan Dahlberg, jr., Mounds Park Academy: Class 1A cross-country champ in the fall went all-state in the 1,600 (sixth) and 3,200 (fourth).
Evan El-Halawani, sr., Lakeville North: Won the 300 hurdles and placed fifth in the 110 hurdles.
Julia Hayes, jr., Irondale: Third in both hurdles events behind two graduated state record holders.
Cece Lewis, soph., Fridley: Only freshman in Class 2A to have all-state finishes in the 200 and 400 last spring.
David La Vaque