BAKERSFIELD - The Marauder women's cross country team took home a sixth place finish Friday at the Western States Conference preview.
For the third meet in a row this season freshman Mariah Theologidy was the top finisher for the Marauders. Despite not finishing as high as she did last week at the southern California preview in which she finished fourth, Theologidy still finsihed 12th place overall with a time of 19:42.28.
Ten of the other 11 finishers that defeated Theologidy belonged to Glendale College, Cuesta College and College of the Canyons. Miranda Daschian of Cuesta College was the top finisher, crossing the tape in 18:30.92. Giselle Masedo (18:45.53), who won the So Cal Preview meet in Irvine, finished fourth for Glendale College.
AVC's Carolina Gonzalez was 17th in 20:04.61 and Krista Beck finished 20th (20:22.96).
Glendale College won the overall team event followed by COC and Cuesta.