Here are some Oklahoma City-area athletes to watch at the Class 5A and 6A state track meets Friday and Saturday at Yukon High School:
Otugo Ananaba and Bryce Balenseifen, Deer Creek, 5A: Ananaba is always a threat in the 100 and 200, while Balenseifen is one of 5A's top distance runners.
Alex Shook, Edmond Memorial, 6A: Always dangerous in the 800 and 1,600.
Mackenzie Wahpepah-Harris and Colin Pasque, Norman, 6A: Wahpepah-Harris blazed to victory in the 3,200 last year and will try to do it again, while Pasque will try to repeat in the pole vault.
A.J. West, Yukon, 6A: One of only three sprinters in the class to break 10.7 seconds in the 100 this year.
Edmond hurdlers, 6A: Together, Memorial, Santa Fe and North could dominate the medal stand in boys hurdles.
Kirsten Burnett, Deer Creek, 5A: Won four golds last year and is back for more as a senior.
Shaquan Burris, Edmond Memorial, 6A: Coming off an impressive 100-meter win at regionals.
Bre Davis, Piedmont, 5A: Capable of contending for gold in the shot put and discus.
Emily Helms, Mustang, 6A: A staple in the distance events at state since she was a freshman, Helms will run her final meet before heading to OSU.
Paige Houston, Midwest City, 6A: One of the state's top throwers in the shot put.
Jasmine Robinson, Shawnee, 5A: Posted the best times in both the 100 and 300 hurdles this season.
Adrienne Sheets, Del City, 5A: One of the few 5A girls to go over 17 feet in the long jump.
Tyler Wisby, Edmond Santa Fe, 6A: Bound for OU in the fall, Wisby will put the finishing touches on a standout career as a sprinter.
Schuyler Wood, Putnam City, 6A: Will contend for medals in the 100 hurdles, high jump and long jump.
Haley Woodard, Norman North, 6A: The girl who shocked everyone with her 400 win last year is putting up better times as a sophomore.