Cross country workers Kaite Renyer, left, and Megan Hrenchin help Free State High's Alysha Valencia. The Firebirds' senior collapsed at the finish line after finishing sixth Saturday at the Class 6A state championships at Rim Rock Farm.
Lawrence High's Kelly Renfro, left, is congratulated by teammate Sue Schwartz. Renfro finished eighth Saturday.
Lawrence High's Matt Riley stretches for the finish line. Riley took 11th on Saturday at the Class 6A state championships.
Free State's MJ Hassaballa (233) gets off to a fast start at the Class 6A state cross country championships. Hassaballa placed seventh on Saturday at Rim Rock Farm. Story on page 3C.
Dylan Hedges chips the finish line at the 2005 State High School Cross Country Championship on Saturday at Rim Rock Farm. Hedges finished 15th.
FSHS's Alysha Valencia looks good in the early part of the girls 6-A cross country championship Saturday at Rim Rock Farm north of Lawrence.