The biggest track and field meet of the year, to decide the Division I state champion, begins on Wednesday (May 3) and continues Saturday (May 6) at Mesa Community College.
Xavier Prep figures to be well-represented in numerous events.
Among the top performers for the Gators (automatic qualifiers) are distance runner Sarah Carter, hurdler Jada Sims and a pair of relay teams.
XCP also had some provisional qualifiers during the year.
They are Kinsey Ehmann (middle distance), Remy Feagles (pole vault), Annie and Leila Grant (hurdles/relays), Helen Innes (distance), Caroline McClelland (distance), Maddie Minton (sprints/relays), Bisola Ojeniyi (sprints/relays), Mia Olsen (distance), Paris Rasheed-Moore (sprints/relays), Sims (jumps), Megan Zacher (middle distance), Elysia Fleetwood (middle distance), Maddy Todd (jumps) and the 4x800-meter relay team.
Field events are at 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday and 1 p.m. on Saturday. Running events begin at 3 p.m. on both days.