Swim places last in Bakersfield

The Pierce College swim teams floundered to last place in the waters at Bakersfield College, finishing the second swim meet of the season on a low note.

The women’s team performed better than their counterparts, scoring 61 points compared to the men’s team, with a 46.5 score.

The day’s events began with the women’s 200-yard medley relay, where the Pierce team placed last with a time of 2:15.63.

Yurdiana Martinez placed 10th with a time of 13:45.41 in the Women’s 1,000-yard Freestyle.

In the men’s 200-yard freestyle, Juan Lopez finished last with a time of 2:33.79. In the race, Rowdy Feather of College of the Canyons was disqualified.

Kayli Hedges finished ninth in the women’s 50-yard freestyle with a time of 29.18, while Cassidy Hoffman finished with a time of 30.03.

In the men’s 50-yard freestyle, Alonzo Noguera finished with a time of 23.55.

In the women’s 200-yard individual medley, Lily Pang [See Pang story on page 10.] finished 13th with a time of 2:44.42.

The next swim meet will be held on Friday, March 30, at Cuesta College.