Northwest High School sophomore Katherine Chavez is the Region 1 champion and set the course record. In the state 5A girls’ race, Chavez placed 13th. Northwest High School junior Zach Kirkland placed 19th in the boys’ 5A race. Byron Nelson High School senior Rana Ryan placed 18th in the 4A girls’ race. This is the first time BNHS has sent a cross country athlete to the state contest.