Event Info: 2017 Winner: Kevin Moshier (Corning) 4:13.79, State Record: 4:05.50, Meet Record (2000s): 4:11.21, State Qualifier Mark (FAT): 4:28.74
State of the Action: Senior Greg Fusco sits atop the rankings here, after a 19th place finish last year. With redemption on the line, he'll have plenty of challengers. Chief among them are Maazin Ahmed and Donnovan Tucker, both from Section 2, who are also under 4:20, chasing Fusco's 4:16.90.
Just because they are the top seeds, doesn't mean they are guaranteed to finish that way. Josef Raphael Oettl and Ryan Tierney both come in with a 4:20, and could drop that time when needed on the home track of their qualifier. There are another handful of guys right at 4:20, and they could make the jump as well, leaving the race wide open.