By Erik Engle
March Madness hasnâ€™t quite started yet, but the CCCAA playoffs are set to begin tonight. Cuesta has two tickets to the California community college version of the big dance, as both the menâ€™s and womenâ€™s teams will be ready to go. The menâ€™s team earned the twelfthÂ seed with a record of 19-9, while the womenâ€™s team earned the seventeenthÂ seed with a record of 23-7.
The women kick off the CCCAA playoffs with a road game againstÂ Riverside City College tonight. Riverside comes into the playoffs as the sixteenthÂ seed with a record of 17-11. The winner of this game will face an uphill battle against the undefeated, top seeded Mt. San Antonio College on Saturday, Feb. 28.
The men will also play on the roadâ€”they face Southwestern College on Friday, Feb 27. Southwestern comes into the the game as the fifthÂ seed, with a record of 20-8.
This will be the first time any of these four teamsÂ are meeting this season.
To view the menâ€™s playoff schedule, click here.
To view the womenâ€™s playoff schedule, click here.