CLAREMONT, Ca. - Junior Langston Gash placed sixth overall out of 137 runners with an impressive time of 25:44.17 as the Stevenson men's cross country team competed at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational, held on the campus of Pomona College. Gash, who placed third overall among the collegiate runners, now has three top-10 finishes on the season and eight for his career.
The Mustangs finished fourth overall out of 12 schools with a score of 96 in the program's first trip to the state of California.
Sophomore Patrick Watson crossed the line in 15th place with a solid time of 26:15.57, which is the second-fastest 8k time of his career.
Sophomore Ryan Siegel picked up a top-20 finish (19th) after clocking a 26:28.63.
Julian Sandoval of Whittier took first overall with a time of 25:03.12. Claremont-Mudd-Scripps won the team standings with 56 points.
The squad's final tune-up before the MAC Championships takes place at the LVC Last Chance Run Fast Invitational on Friday, October 20.