Avendano/staffer/@josh_avendano Men’s Volleyball celebrating their sweep of three sets against the Fullerton Hornets, advancing to the semi-finals

Story by Josh Avendano

The LBCC men’s volleyball team lost to El Camino in the California Community College Athletic Association semifinal, 26-24, 25-17 and 25-19, ending the Vikings’ season.
The Vikings ended the season with an overall record of 16-4, while being 6-0 in conference games and 10-1 at home.
According to the men’s volleyball website, the Vikings averaged 12.05 kills per set with a .298 hitting percentage, 10.15 assists per set, 2.63 blocks per set, 0.96 service aces per set, and 9.01 digs per set.
The season’s Most Valuable Player was freshman outside hitter Cyrus Fa’alogo who played in 19 games while having 305 kills, 97 digs 10 assists, and have a combined total of 337.5 points during the season.
Fa’alogo said, “It’s a blessing coming to LBCC, even though I was the one who got the award it was definitely a team effort.”
Even though the team fell short of ending goal, he wouldn’t trade the team for anything, Fa’alogo said.