Football players place roses at feet of cheerleader recently diagnosed with leukemia

PALO CEDRO, Calif. (CNN) – A high school cheerleader in California is getting a lot of love from her football team.

Ashley Adamietz is a senior recently diagnosed with leukemia.

One of the football players wanted to show support for her and he got the whole team to join.

As the players did their usual walk on to the field this past weekend, they each stopped to lay a rose at Ashley’s feet.

Orange by the way is the color for leukemia awareness.

Ashley says she was shocked, overwhelmed and speechless.

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