Ardell Inlay, Sioux City East: The junior sprinter enters the state meet with the fifth-fastest time in the 100 (10.87) and the fastest in the 200 (21.56). Inlay took sixth at the Drake Relays in the 100 in 10.99.
Ty Boekelman, SB-L: The senior took third in the 400 last year and enters state with the top qualifying meet time of 49.78 in Class 3A. He will also be a key member of the Warriors' 4x400 looking for the three-peat.
Nick Phelps, KP-WC: The senior will be going for his third straight discus state title and his second overall shot crown having won in 2016. He picked up his first Drake Relays flag this year winning the shot.
Gable Sieperda, Central Lyon: The senior has his eyes set on the distance triple in the 3,200, the 1,600 and the 800. He is also qualified in the 400. He is a two time state champ in the 3,200 and won the 800 last year.