PREP ROUNDUP: SLO boys victorious in PAC 7 basketball opener

sports@thetribunenews.comJanuary 2, 2013 

David Thoreson scored 23 points to lead the San Luis Obispo High boys basketball team to a 66-46 victory over Pioneer Valley in the PAC 7 opener for both teams.

Carlson Schwoerer scored 13 points and Kwab Farkye added seven for San Luis Obispo (6-8), which trailed by three after the first quarter and held just a one-point lead at halftime before pulling away in the second half.

Righetti 63, Paso Robles 62

Josh Wilson-Murry scored 26 points, but the Bearcats couldn’t overcome a game-high 35 from Cameron Walker who led the Warriors to a victory in the PAC 7 opener for both teams.

A technical foul called on Wilson-Murry in the final 35 seconds allowed Righetti to expand its lead to 63-59 on the free throw. A Rudy Binkele 3-pointer brought Paso Robles (4-9) within one, but the Warriors dribbled the clock out to hold on for the win.

Binkele finished with seven points, Jaylon Davis had 12 and Matt Van Dyk added eight for Paso Robles.


Paso Robles 43, Righetti 40

Molly Donovan scored a team-high 19 points as the Bearcats edged the Warriors on the road in the PAC 7 opener for both teams.

Donovan fouled out with less than two minutes remaining and Paso Robles leading by six, but the Bearcats made their free throws and maintained the six-point lead until a last second 3-pointer by the Warriors.

Jackie Caraveo and Jamika Martin added eight points apiece for Paso Robles.

Pioneer Valley 56, 

San Luis Obispo 49

The Tigers fell behind 21-5 in the first quarter and never recovered in a home loss to the Panthers.

Jessica Judge scored a game-high 20 points for San Luis Obispo and led the Tigers with six rebounds. Morgan Liebscher added nine points for San Luis Obispo (6-8). Christine Aguilar led Pioneer Valley with 16 points.

St. Joseph 58, Arroyo Grande 52

Ashlynn Herlihy scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Eagles (7-7), but Arroyo Grande lost the PAC 7 opener for both teams. 

Olivia Galindo scored eight points and added eight assists and Jordan Robinson added eight points and had six rebounds for the Eagles.


Arroyo Grande 5, St. Joseph 1

The Eagles scored five second-half goals and outshot the Knights 28-1 in a home victory.

Chris Herrera, Miguel Fregoso, Nick Valverde, Josh Wilkins and Raul Munoz scored a goal apiece for Arroyo Grande.

Juan Javo had three assists, and Brian Wright and Romario Mejia each had one for the Eagles (7-6-0, 1-0-0 PAC 7).

Righetti 2, Paso Robles 1

Juan Pino scored once for the Bearcats (6-4-2) in their loss to the Warriors at home.

Pioneer Valley 3, San Luis Obispo 2, 2OT

Lukas Holocher and Trevor James scored once apiece for San Luis Obispo and Jordan Knauar and Peter Delkeskamp each had an assist in the PAC 7 debut for both teams.

Michael Lambert had five saves in goal for the Tigers (7-4-2, 0-1-0 PAC 7).


San Luis Obispo 2, Pioneer Valley 1

Darla Berkefeld scored off an assist by Lauren Hutkin in the Tigers win over the Panthers in Santa Maria.

Sydney Knauer scored one for San Luis Obispo (7-6-1), and goalkeeper Lily McCann had six saves.

Arroyo Grande 1, St. Joseph 1 (tie)

Nadine Reed scored for the Eagles off an assist by Lupita Leon in their tie with the Knights.

Kaileen Cruden had the tying goal for St. Joseph. Sarah Doughty had six saves in goal for Arroyo Grande (6-0-6, 0-0-1 PAC 7).


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