Swimming takes first and second

Daniel Ojeda and Elias C. Ahumada, Reporters



The Bakersfield College swim teams competed in their third Western State Conference meet of the season.

The men’s swim team finished in first place with 148 points, just ahead of second place finisher Ventura College.

Andrew Hargis took first place in the men’s 200-yard individual medley with a time of 1:59.55. Hargis also managed to take first in the 200-yard breast swim.

In the 400-yard free relay Hargis, along with Chance Marchini, Spencer Kerwin and Casey Moehnke, finished in first with a time of 3.19.30.

The women’s swim team finished in second place out of the four teams with a score of 151, with LA Valley College taking first.

In the women’s 200-yard free, Shelby Bayne took first place with a time of 2:02.53. Bayne also finished first in the 100-yard free with a time of 55.33

Clarissa Gardella managed to take first in the 50-yard free with a time of 25.80.

In the 200-yard individual medley, Elizabeth Hargis took first with a time of 2.22.89 and Alexis Zimmerman took first in the 100-yard breast swim with a time of 1.13.39.

All four swimmers were part of the 200-yard medley relay team that finished in first place with a time of 1:57.52.

Swim’s next meet is April 17 at LA Valley College.



The Bakersfield College men’s tennis team played against Ventura College on March 25 and lost their match 6-3.

BC’s No. 2 player Vitor Ikoda won his match 6-4, 6-1. BC’s No. 1 player Tim Roe lost his match 6-1, 6-4.

In doubles play, BC’s No. 2 team of Samuel Ramirez and Jesse Fonseca won their match 8-3.

The Renegades next match will be on the road in Ventura for the Western State Conference tournament from April 5-6.