By John M. Sherrard
(Walnut, CA) On Day two of the South Coast Conference Swimming and Diving Championships, the Mt. SAC Women's team vaulted into the lead over El Camino College heading into the final day of competition.
Mt. SAC, which has won two out of the last three conference championships, has 516.5 points and the Warriors have 457 points. East Los Angeles is a distant third with 254.
Leading the way was freshman Jerica Djapri with a conference title in the 100 Butterfly (1:00.27) and a second-place finish in the 100 Backstroke (1:03.04) and was a member of the second-place 200 IM Relay team (1:55.68). Also swimming on the IM Relay team was Nikita Rubio (FR), Jazzie Hernandez (SO) and Kaitlyn Dickinson (SO).
Rubio and Hernandez finished third and fourth, respectively in the 100 Fly for the Mounties.
Dickinson placed second in the 400 IM with a time of 4:55.08 and was also a member of the second-place 800 Freestyle Relay team (8:14.51), also consisting of Hannah Schmidt (SO), Hernandez (SO) and Angelica Quesada (FR).
Quesada also placed third in the 200 Freestyle and the 3-Meter Diving tandem of Melody Waintal (SO) and Haley Service (FR) placed second and third, respectively in last weekends' SCC Diving Championships.
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