Blue Springs junior Stephen Mugeche finished 18th out of 35 runners in the boys 3,200-meter invitational race at this past weekend's Arcadia Invitational in southern California.

The Arcadia Invitational includes some of the top prep track and field athletes from across the country. Events generally had seeded and invitational races. Mugeche ran an 8:58.87, and the winning time was 8:46.8. Last year Mugeche clocked 9:07.89 to take third place at state in the 3,200.