Virginia AAA

Where: Todd Stadium, Newport News.

When: Tomorrow-Saturday.

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.

Virginia AA

Where: James Madison University, Harrisonburg.

When: Tomorrow-Saturday.

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.

Virginia A

Where: Radford University.

When: Tomorrow-Saturday.

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

Senior Tiffany Funny of Woodbridge excels in the 100 and 300 hurdles. She is set to compete in the state championships this weekend in Newport News. The Vikings are hoping to unseat defending champion Bethel.