Team: Kamiakin (WA)
Analysis: Kamiakin has been a Washington powerhouse for years. The Braves have finished top three in the state for class 3A every year since 2011. Each year at the NXN Northwest Region Meet the guys match against some of the larger schools from Washington as well as the surrounding states. Last year they punched their ticket to NXN as a team for the first time since 2012 placing second behind Central Valley.From its 2017 NXN squad, Kamiakin returns five of its top seven. Based on team scores heading into this season they could challenge for the NXN Northwest Region win this year. They are one of the top three teams in the region. Only 16 points separatea those top three teams.