The Saddleback men's cross country team finished in fifth place at the Mt. San Antonio College Invitational on Saturday in Walnut, California. The Gauchos had six harriers in the top-50.
Saddleback lined up against some of the top competition in the state on Saturday and held their own. The Gauchos were fifth out of 18 programs, in a race featuring 180 runners.
Saddleback had three finish in the top-30 among team participants. Brody Ray led the Gauchos by finishing 21st in the 4-mile trek with a time of 22:23.9. He was followed closely by Jacob King (22nd, 22:27.2) and Dale Neumann (28th, 22:36.4).
Saddleback will race again at the Orange Empire Conference Championships on October 26 at the Norman P Murray Center in Mission Viejo. Race time is scheduled for 9:00 AM.