A preseason look at the top 10 track and field girls' teams in the Southland:
Shalonda Solomon, Jasmine Lee and Dominique Dorsey give Jackrabbits nation's best sprint trio.
*--* 1. LONG BEACH POLY, SS-DIV. I
*--* 2. RIVERSIDE NORTH, SS-DIV. I
Gayle Hunter's transfer from Riverside King gives defending state champion Huskies even more talent.
*--* 3. LONG BEACH WILSON, SS-DIV. I
Ashley Freeman is one of the state's top performers in 400 and 800.
*--* 4. ARROYO GRANDE, SS-DIV. I
Billie Jo Grant is top returning discus thrower in nation and teammate Megan Howard is top returning shotputter in state.
*--* 5. L.A. BAPTIST, SS-DIV. IV
Allyson Felix is the top returning sprinter in nation, but she can also burn a 400.
*--* 6. RANCHO CUCAMONGA, SS-DIV. I
Cougars have nice 1-2 punch in quarter-miler Tijahnni Newton and distance runner Brenda Martinez.
*--* 7. WOODBRIDGE, SS-DIV. II
Michelle Sanford is top returning triple jumper in nation and No. 2 returning long jumper in state.
*--* 8. ATASCADERO, SS-DIV. III
Kacey Lundgren and Monica Pacas give Greyhounds dynamic duo in pole vault.
*--* 9. MURRIETA VALLEY, SS-DIV. I
Liza Pasciuto excels in 800, 1,600 and 3,200 for Nighthawks.
*--* 10. MISSION VIEJO, SS-DIV. I
Priscilla Gardner was state finalist in discus last year.