In addition to Purcell sprinter Cole Swayze, here are some metro-area athletes to watch for at the Class 4A-A track meets Friday and Saturday:
Grayson Haws and Garrett McGrady, 4A, Bethany: Each will contend in multiple events; Haws in the middle distances and McGrady in throwing.
Kenneth Combs, 4A, Star Spencer: One of 4A's top hurdlers will contend in the 300, and contributes on relays as well.
Tyler Harrison, 4A, John Marshall: Look for him near the top in the long jump and high jump.
Joseph Reis-Herron, 3A, Mount St. Mary: One of 3A's top sprinters should be on the podium for the 100 and 200.
Chris Lowery, 3A, Chandler: Has been among the best in the class in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 this season.
Mitch Henderson, 3A, Kingfisher: Likely to contend in the throwing events.
Mikey Thomas, 2A, Northeast: Has a chance at winning the 100, 200 and 400 as Northeast pursues a team title.
Magnus Scott, A, Coyle: Arkansas and Kansas State are the top college choices for the Coyle sprinter, who recently set personal bests in the 100 (10.41 seconds) and 200 meters (21.65).
Madison Reynolds, 4A, Douglass: Last year's Little All-City Athlete of the Year is back at it as a senior, posting some of the best 200 and 400 times around.
Abby Mayfield, 4A, Bridge Creek: Now a junior, Mayfield has the top 100 time in 4A.
Katie Riojas and Ashley Bryant, 4A, Newcastle: Riojas easily won both the 100 and 300 hurdles at regionals, while Bryant is a standout thrower.
Audrianna Morgan, 3A, Centennial: Burst onto the scene as a freshman last year, and still going strong, with top times in the 100 and 200.
Becky Hau and Cheyenne Choate, 2A, Hennessey: Hennessey can score in a variety of areas, especially the hurdles (Hau) and longer distances (Choate).
Taylor Williams, Lanesia Williams and Trelynn Stephens, 2A, Northeast: A talented group of sprinters who anchor Northeast's chances for another state title.