There's no doubt that Isaac Roberts has dreamed about taking that right hand turn into Penrose Stadium with no one in front of him, and no challenging shadow besides his own behind him. He was seventh as a freshman, second as a sophomore, and third as a junior.
When you're that close to the top of the mountain, the only satisfying end is reaching the summit.
The Lyons senior finally turned that dream into a reality Saturday morning, as he claimed his first cross country state title in runaway fashion.
But before the storybook ending, we had a race on our hands...