A list of the top returning individuals in each event among Eastern Region Region schools from last year's outdoor season and links to full returnees rankings lists in each event. Great Bridge's Heather Smith was able to improve drastically in the 55 meter hurdles this past indoor season to get her time down to 8.12 in the event, but she is going to feel truly at home now that outdoor season has come so she can compete in her best event in the 300 meter hurdles. The defending Group AAA state 300 meter hurdles champion with a personal best of 43.54, the University of Virginia signee Smith is back to defend her state outdoor title and expects also to challenge for a 60 second time in the 400 meter hurdles in the post-season and summer.
Top Eastern Region Boys Returnees from 2012 Outdoor Season
Top Eastern Region Girls Returnees from 2012 Outdoor Season