The Saddleback women's cross country team was in rare form on Friday, dominating the Cerritos Falcon Invitational at Don Knabe Regional Park. The Gauchos finished 1-2-4-5 as Dana McGrath won her third event of the season.
McGrath finished the 5k trek in 18:13.11, winning by nearly 40 seconds. Teammate Nayelli Hernandez was second among the community college athletes, finishing in 18:52.42. Saddleback also finished in fourth and fifth place, with Alexis Park and Cayla Porter giving the Gauchos two more top-5 performances. Park crossed the tape in 18:56.56 while Porter finished in 19:03.09.
Other Orange Empire Conference programs included Orange Coast College and Santa Ana College. OCC finished a distant second place in the team competition while Santa Ana was fourth.
Saddleback will be back in action next Friday at the Brubaker Invitational at Irvine Regional Park.