Ruthe Neeley led the Beaver girls to a first-place finish among Class AA competition at the Slippery Rock Invitational on Saturday.
Neeley crossed the line in second with a time of 21:05.2, three seconds behind Meadville's Meredith Prather. Emily Former and Rachel O'Neil solidified the team win by placing seventh and 11th, respectively.
Beaver defeated South Fayette by 12 points with 44.
West teams Ambridge (fourth) and Central Valley (fifth) also landed in the top five.