Gauchos win Bakersfield Invitational

Cerise Ostrem

Edging out Glendale by one point, Saddleback’s men cross country team won the Bakersfield Invitational on Sept. 28.

Four Gauchos finished among the top 10 to tally 40 points.Glendale grabbed second with 41, followed by L.A. Valley College (79), Bakersfield College (88) and College of the Canyons (116) in the nine-team field.

Saddleback’s Matt Van Dyke (21:18) finished second overall. Bobby Stangl (21:26) took forth, with Miguel Lopez (22:16) and Stephen Tippett (22:18) grabbing seventh and eigth, respectively.

L.A. City’s Andrew Salg won the race, hitting the tape at 21:13.

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