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VIDEO: Long Beach City College Men’s Volleyball Sweeps Playoff Opener

The top-ranked Long Beach City College men’s volleyball team made quick work of its first-round opponent Miramar in the California Community College Athletic Association state playoffs at home on Friday. The Vikings won their 20th consecutive match 25-18, 25-20, 25-19.

Long Beach City College Men’s Volleyball 2018 State Playoffs First Round

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The Vikings averaged 15 kills per set with a .400 hitting percentage. Sophomore Steven Rotter led LBCC with 12 kills with four block assists. He leads the conference in kills. Sophomore outside hitter Andrew Pearson added eight kills with two block assists and an ace. He leads the state in hitting percentage.

Freshman setter Melbe Perez had 21 assists and three digs. Sophomore libero Steven Morales had 11 digs and four assists.

LBCC advances to the State Semi-Finals on Apr. 26 at Fullerton College.

JJ Fiddler
JJ Fiddler is an award-winning sportswriter and videographer who has been covering Southern California sports for multiple newspapers and websites since 2004. After attending Long Beach State and creating the first full sports page at the Union Weekly Newspaper, he has been exclusively covering Long Beach prep sports since 2007.