Greene swims to 2nd for MC

April 26, 2013 

— Connor Greene just missed out on breaking his second record in as many days.

The Merced College sophomore will have to content himself with second in the 100-yard breaststroke on Friday at the 2013 CCCAA State Swimming & Diving Championships.

Greene broke the school record with a 56.83 at last week's Bay Valley Conference championships. He was just off that pace with a 57.31 on Friday, finishing second to Modesto's Tim Richard. Luke Baum was ninth in a 58.58.

The MC duo joined Ryan Randall and Kolby Ellett to place 10th in the 200 medley relay as the Blue Devils turned in another solid day.

The three-day state meet concludes today.


Merced College 7, West Hills 3

COALINGA -- The Blue Devils bounced back from a tough loss Thursday in Fresno and from an early 3-1 hole to close out the regular season with a win over the Falcons.

Shota Nagatomi picked up two hits, scored a run and drove in two.

Russell Longworth allowed just one earned run in 61/3 innings to earn his sixth win of the season. Carl Jameson tossed the last 2 2/3 innings for his seventh save.

MC (22-14) will open the playoffs next weekend.

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