PARSIPPANY _ High Point's Sarah Disanza could hear Mackenzie Barry's spikes. Disanza also could hear the Mendham standout breathing, seemingly inches behind her.
At that point, though, Disanza couldn't see Barry. That's because she passed her with 600 meters to go in the Northwest Jersey Athletic Conference Large Schools Race held on Tuesday, Oct. 16 at Central Park.
HOLMDEL _ Mountain Lakes freshman Jean-Marie Van der Merwe's season was over.
The Lakers' No. 8 runner hadn't practiced for three days when she got the call from coach Sue Bessin informing her she'd be taking part in the Group I race at the Cross Country State Championships at Holmdel Park.
PARSIPPANY _ Chatham's Tara Hanley could hear herself breathing loudly during the first mile of the girls varsity race at the Morris County Cross Country Championships on Tuesday and it had her concerned.