Arcata freshman Bella DeCarli got her third league win of the season in Wednesday’s final H-DNL regular-season girls cross country race at Arcata.
DeCarli crossed the finish line at the three-mile event in a time of 20 minutes, 55 seconds, which was 45 seconds faster than anyone else.
The victory capped a big week for the flying freshman, who also placed second at the weekend Yoshanny Invitational in Ukiah.
Fortuna’s Brida Lester (21:56) and Arcata’s Josephine Maguire (22:04) rounded out the top five.
Eureka senior Sequoia Ashby, who won three of the previous five league races, sat out this week.
Fortuna’s Gabby Crosswhite placed sixth, with Arcata’s Sydney Ventuleth, Madison Trieu, Sasha Love and Sonya Chisholm rounding out the top 10.
For more on the boys race, see Whitney leads the way in final H-DNL regular season race …
The league championships will be held at the Arcata Marsh a week from Saturday.