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Top 5 girls to watch

1. ASHTON PURVIS, ST. ELIZABETH-OAKLAND

Look for her in: 100/200

The skinny: She placed 1-2 in the state 100 and 200 as a sophomore before winning the 200 last year, but jumping in the 100. She ranks third nationally in the 100 (11.50).

2. JENNA PRANDINI, CLOVIS

Look for her in: 100, TJ, LJ

The skinny: The junior ranks second nationally in the 100 (11.46), third in the long jump (20-2) and among the top 10 in the triple jump (39-53/4).

3. JESSICA DAVIS, HIGHLAND-PALMDALE

Look for her in: 100/200

The skinny: Her 23.42 time in 200 leads the nation. She finished 2-3 in the 100 and 200 a year ago.

4. ALEX COLLATZ, STOCKDALE

Look for her in: Discus, shot put

The skinny: A remarkable Kern County run in the throws has her ranked No. 1 nationally in the discus (180-9).

5. KORI CARTER, CLAREMONT

Look for her in: 100 HH/300 LH

The skinny: Three-time state gold medalist a mystery because of recent bout with mononucleosis.

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