Changes in state qualifying upset many coaches
Brian Johnson/AFN Desert Vista freshman Carly Sokol and her teamamtes are competiing under news qualifying procedures for track and it will shut out some top performers because the new rules limits how many individuals at school can take per event.
Brian Johnson/AFN Desert Vista has some of the state's top
distance runners, like (left to right) Andrew Hermanski, Carter
Macey, Nick Terreri and Ryan Maack, and the new rules state rules
make it tough on programs with depth.
The track season has started with some controversy as some coaches are unhappy with the fact that the new bylaws state only four athletes from one school can qualify for an event so coaches have to decide whether or not athletes like Mountain Pointe's Chad Rosel, seen her at a recent practice, should stay in one event or move to another where there is less depth.-
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