Many of the top high school track and field athletes from across the country will converge in Arcadia this weekend for one of the most anticipated meets of the season.
The two-day Arcadia Invitational at Arcadia High School begins on Friday. Here is a look at some of the races and events featuring some of the top high school athletes from the L.A. North area and Southern California.
The men's 4x100 seeded relay will pit Chaminade against Rio Mesa and Oaks Christian. The women's 4x100 seeded relay will feature Simi Valley, Woodland Hills Taft, Westlake and Monrovia.
The men's 110-meter seeded hurdles has Elijah Jolt from Arroyo Grande against James Knowles from St. Francis and Marquis Norris from Concord De La Salle.
The women's 1-mile seeded race has Chelsey Totten from Golden Valley running against Rebecca Mehra from Palos Verdes and Emily Taylor from Marina.
The men's 100-meter seeded race is packed with Michael Davis from Glendale, Vinnie Saucer from Oaks Christian and Philip Johnson from Bishop Amat.
The women's 4x400 seeded relay will include teams from Oaks Christian, El Camino Real, Mater Dei and Summit.
The meet begins on Friday afternoon with the women's seeded 4x800 relay featuring 26 teams including Valencia, Harvard-Westlake, Arroyo Grande, Palos Verdes, Palisades and San Marcos.