JOSH ATKINSON, 100 meters, Granada, Jr. — Atkinson won the 100 at the North Coast Section Meet of Champions, then narrowly missed qualifying for the CIF state championship finals with an NCS-leading wind-aided time of 10.57 seconds in the trials.

ZACH CONIGLIO, discus, shot put, Alhambra, Sr. — Coniglio was dominant against section opponents in the postseason in both events. In addition to claiming NCS Meet of Champion and Tri-Valley Area titles in both events, he placed seventh in the shot put at the CIF state finals and finished the high school season ranked in the top 10 in the state in both events.

MONTE CORLEY, 300-meter intermediate hurdles, James Logan, Sr. — Despite suffering a season-ending injury before the NCS Meet of Champions, Corley still finished with the state's top time in the event (36.58), a mark that also ended up second in the country for high school boys this season.

KEREMIAH CROCKETT, triple jump, Dublin, Jr. — Crockett won the NCS Meet of Champions title in a wind-legal 47-21/2, which broke a 32-year-old school record. He also won the NCS Tri-Valley Area Championship title.

BEN EVERSOLE, 3,200 meters, Castro Valley, Jr. — Eversole was the top local finisher in his event at the NCS Meet of Champions (fourth, 9:23.89) and also won the event at the NCS Bay Shore Area Championships.

KEVIN GRIFFITH, 800 meters, San Ramon Valley, Sr. — The UC Davis-bound Griffith placed fifth in the CIF state finals with a personal-record and NCS-leading time of 1:51.31. Only five athletes in the state had a faster time this season. He also won the NCS Meet of Champions title in the event.

EVAN GRIMES, long jump, Antioch, Sr. — Grimes peaked impressively at the CIF state finals with a fourth-place finish and a personal-record mark of 23-21/4 (wind-legal). He also placed second in the event at the NCS Meet of Champions.

CARL HORSLEY, 200 meters, Skyline, Sr. — The Cal State Northridge-bound Horsley broke a 28-year-old Oakland Section championship record in the 200 with a time of 21.61. He then improved on that time with a wind-aided 21.45 clocking at the CIF state trials.

Khalid Jones, 400 meters, James Logan, Sr. — Jones' best 400 race of the season was his last, as he placed fourth in the CIF state finals with a time (47.94) that was more than a half-second better than his previous best. Only six athletes in the state had a faster mark than that this season.

ALEX KALISH, pole vault, Campolindo, Sr. — Kalish won the NCS Meet of Champions title in his event with a school-record mark of 15 feet, and he also won the Diablo Foothill Athletic League title.

ZACH PERKINS, 1,600 meters, Alameda, Sr. — Perkins was the top East Bay finisher in his event at the NCS Meet of Champions, earning a trip to the state championships with a fourth-place finish in 4:21.64, a personal record. He also had the fastest time in the event at the NCS Bay Shore Area Championships.

MAURICE SPIKES JR., high jump, St. Mary's, Sr. — Spikes was undefeated against NCS athletes in non-preliminary competitions this season, including a third-place finish at the CIF state finals and an NCS Meet of Champions victory.

KENNETH WALKER III, 110-meter high hurdles, Freedom, So. — Walker earned a spot among the elite at the CIF state championship finals with a sixth-place finish in a wind-aided 14.26. His time of 14.12 in the trials was the second-fastest in the NCS this season under any conditions.