Prep Roundup: Willkomm leads Arroyo Grande to win over St. Joseph

Arroyo Grande boys close gap in PAC 7 basketball race with the road victory over St. Joseph

sports@thetribunenews.comJanuary 23, 2013 

Matt Willkomm had 24 points and seven rebounds to lead the Arroyo Grande High boys basketball team to a 60-48 upset of second-place St. Joseph in Santa Maria on Wednesday night.

The Eagles (15-6, 4-3 PAC 7) pulled within one game of the Knights (15-5, 5-2) and Atascadero, who are one game behind first-place Righetti.

Four players had seven rebounds for Arroyo Grande, including Willkomm, Andrew Midyett, Brennan Rivera and Dylan Brigham.

Midyett had 17 points, Cobe Williams had six and Rivera added five for the Eagles.

Arroyo Grande was up by seven points at the half, and extended its lead to 46-32 after the third quarter.

Keith Datu had 16 points, and Case Bruton had 11 for St. Joseph. 

San Luis Obispo 59, Pioneer Valley 46

David Thoresen scored 20 points as the Tigers (7-13, 2-5 PAC 7) completed the season sweep of the Panthers.

Kwab Farkye had 13 points, and Curtis Schilling added 10 for San Luis Obispo.

Morro Bay 64, Nipomo 53

Luke Munds scored 23 points to lead the Pirates (9-12, 3-4 LPL).

Elijah Lampley had 21 points, and Xavier Alfaro added 13 for Morro Bay.

Templeton 53, Lompoc 41

Andy Garretson scored 15 points for the Eagles as they defeated the Braves in Lompoc. 

Clark Burton scored 11, and Will Mehring added nine and had 11 assists for Templeton (10-9, 4-3 LPL). 

Torey Sims scored 16 points for Lompoc.

Righetti 55, Paso Robles 43

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St. Joseph 67, Arroyo Grande 33

Olivia Galindo and Alex Mero scored 10 points apiece for the Eagles in the PAC 7 league loss.

Mero added seven rebounds for Arroyo Grande (8-12, 1-6).

Tatiana Dunlap led the Knights with 25 points.

Pioneer Valley 50, San Luis Obispo 44

Erica Chandler and Jessica Judge scored 17 points apiece for the Tigers in their loss to the Panthers on the road.

Chandler added eight rebounds and five steals, and Judge had three blocks for San Luis Obispo (10-10, 4-3 PAC 7).

Pioneer Valley’s Ali Rodriguez had a game-high 18 points.

Paso Robles 46, Righetti 29

Katie Ryan scored 10 points for the Bearcats in their home win over the Warriors.

Kayla Ramirez added seven points for Paso Robles (3-7 PAC 7).

Morro Bay 49, Nipomo 22

Hannah Gilbert scored 20 points and had nine rebounds to lead the Pirates to the victory on the road.

Nikki Machado added 10 points for Morro Bay (13-3, 7-0 LPL).

Tess Lattimer scored nine for Nipomo (11-10, 5-3).

Templeton 70, Lompoc 58

Marissa Torres scored 20 points, and Mari Stewart had 20 points and 17 rebounds as the Eagles (17-3) improved to 6-1 in LPL play.

Megan Hattar added 19 points and five assists for Templeton.


Arroyo Grande 3, St. Joseph 2

Josh Wilkins had an assist and two goals, the second of which broke a tie in the 79th minute to keep the Eagles perfect in the PAC 7.

Raul Munoz assisted both Wilkins goals, and Brian Wright added another goal for Arroyo Grande (13-7-1, 7-0 PAC 7).

Pioneer Valley 2, San Luis Obispo 1

Lukas Holocher scored off a Trevor James assist for the Tigers (8-8-3, 2-5 PAC 7) in their loss.

Michael Lambert had five saves in goal for San Luis Obispo.


Arroyo Grande 4, St. Joseph 0

Nadine Reed and Brianna Welch recorded a goal and an assist apiece in the road win for the Eagles (11-1-6, 5-1-1 PAC 7).

Pita Leon and Mallory Flagebo each had one goal, and Roxy Harmon added an assist for Arroyo Grande.

Paso Robles 2, Righetti 2, tie 2 OT

Sarah Bourgault converted a penalty kick, and Michalann Mott scored on an unassisted corner kick for the Bearcats (10-6-2, 2-4-1 PAC 7).

Carly McCall had five first-half saves, and Natalya Marcove added five more in the second half and overtime for Paso Robles.

San Luis Obispo 5, Pioneer Valley 2

Five different players scored for the Tigers (12-7-1, 6-1 PAC 7) in their home win.

Mission Prep 6, Midland 0

Jessa Culver scored twice, and Sydney Rathjens had one point and one assist for the Royals (13-3-1), who have scored 13 goals in the past two games.

Annabel Scott, Kelly Scharlach and Kendra McKeague all scored for Mission Prep.

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