Where: Todd Stadium, Newport News.
Athletes to Watch: Emily Arena, Osbourn Park, Sr. (girls' 1,600, 3,200), Thelma Breezealt, Stonewall Jackson, Jr. (girls' 100, 200); Tiffany Funny, Woodbridge, Sr. (girls' 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles); Fallon Hutcherson, Potomac, Sr. (girls' 100, 200, 400); Ariene Jenkins, Woodbridge, Jr. (girls' shot put, discus); Jared Simmons, Stonewall Jackson, Jr. (boys' 100, 200); Mike Vann, Sr. (boys' 100, 200).
Outlook: Woodbridge's girls, with a deep roster that dominated the competition in the Cardinal District and finished a close second at the Northwestern Region meet, have a chance to unseat Bethel, the defending state champion. Hutcherson could be a first-place contender in the 100, 200 or 400.
Where: James Madison University, Harrisonburg.
Athletes to Watch: Pat Eggleston, Brentsville, Sr. (boys' 800, 1,600, 3,200); Nick Gehlsen, Brentsville, Jr. (boys' 1,600, 3,200); Becky Stewart, Brentsville, Soph. (girls' 1,600, 3,200).
Outlook: Eggleston enters the state meet as the AA leader in both the 1,600 and 3,200. He headlines a deep group of distance runners that could propel the Tigers' boys to a spot among the top-finishing teams.
Where: Radford University.
Athletes to Watch: Raphael Rigaud, Manassas Park, Jr. (boys' 110 hurdles, 300 hurdles); Tamalle Attiah (girls' 100, 200, high jump).
Outlook: Rigaud is ranked second among all Virginia A athletes in the 110 hurdles and ninth in the 300 hurdles.
-- Sean P. Flynn