Photo by Tamie Meck
Kelli Buhrdorf prepares to hand off the baton to Savannah Rocha at a recent practice. The Hotchkiss girls are ranked in the top five in all five relays.
It's something that a lot of relay runners take for granted, until they mess it up.
It's the handoff, also known as the exchange, and it can make or break a relay team's success.