By Jim Crowhurst

Varsity Grisl start

Chloe Pigg, far right, has large lead on top of first hill.

Erin Thomas leads the pack of Arcata runners chasing Pigg.

Strong downhill running brought Thomas close to Pigg midway.

Pigg pulls away in second half of race.

Chole Pigg (A) 19:28

Erin Thomas (M) 20:09

Elise Ford (A) 20:26, Zoe Zieger (A) 20:32

Palmona Romero (P) 21:08