Story and Photo By Jerick E. Leblanc/Staff Writer/@jerickjake

With competition from Los Angeles Trade Tech College and host Cerritos College, LBCC men's

swimming and diving team proved victorious and earned a pair of South Coast Conference dual-

meet wins on Friday, March 18, to move to 3-0 on the season.

LBCC took first place in 11 of 15 events at the three-way meet on its way to a 210-34 win over

Los Angeles Trade-Tech and a 166-108 victory against Cerritos.

Viking head coach David Kasa said, “We train Monday–Friday to get the team ready for the

swim conference.” Kasa, coaches the women’s and men’s swim teams who will compete Friday,

April 1, at 12:30 p.m. at Rio Hondo College against El Camino College.

Sophomore Conor Schuey, 20, said, “I hope to do well in conference and later I want to win the

500 meter free style and the 100 meter breast stroke.”

On Friday and Saturday, April 8-9, the LBCC swim teams will be at the Pasadena Invitational at

Pasadena City College and then prepare for the April 21-23 South Coast Conference

championships at Cerritos College.

“We want to be ready to go to State Championship,” Kasa said.

The state championship will be at East Los Angeles College from Thursday-Saturday, May 5-7

all day races.