Coach: Robert Winterhalter
Last year: The boys took second in the SJAA behind Lincoln. The girls took first and have seven league titles in the last eight years.
Key returners: Phil Kruse, senior, distance; Chad Manguso, junior, thrower; Michael Gonzales, sophomore, jumps; Veronica Viramontes, junior, thrower; Haley Boynton, sophomore, distance; Berkeley Anderson, sophomore, pole vault; Danny Rangle, junior, thrower; Cameron Owens, sophomore, thrower.
Key additions: Sarah Hale, freshman, middle distance; Spencer Sani, freshman, thrower; Abby Goin, freshman, jumper; Robert Flesher, senior, thrower.
League favorites: Lincoln and Bear Creek for boys and Lodi for the girls. Lincoln should give Lodi a tough time, however.
Noteworthy: The Flames have a young team, but many underclassmen will compete on varsity. Construction of the school’s new track is expected soon so the team will be holding it’s meets at Tokay this year.
Coach: Emily Lopez
Last year: Tokay’s boys won the TCAL, 36 points ahead of Stagg. The girls were second behind St. Mary’s.
Key returners: Alec Hastings, sophomore, distance; Travis Dart, senior, middle distance; Jasmine Loyola, junior, distance; Marcelina Hill, junior, distance; Desirae Azua, junior, hurdles; Chad McBride, junior, hurdles; Melissa Trujillo, junior, hurdles; Jeff Evans, sophomore, sprinter.
Key additions: Christopher Bregman, junior, distance; Brice Perales, junior, distance; Diego Perez, junior, distance; Colin Cornaga, sophomore, jumper.
League favorite: St. Mary’s and West will challenge Tokay for title. Tokay and Stagg should again be good for the boys.
Noteworthy: The Tigers have showed early that they have some quality runners. If they can score in the field events, the could contend in the TCAL.