Family and friends of 13-year-old Paris Nykel Byrd pray together on a field outside the Solomon Calhoun Center on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, during a vigil celebrating her life. The eighth grade student died on Tuesday after she became ill while participating in basketball tryouts at Murray Middle School, according to a news release by the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office. On Wednesday, The District Medical Examiner ruled the manner of death as “natural” due to congenital disease and the cause of death as hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, an enlarged heart. (Christina Kelso/ The St. Augustine Record)