Prep Roundup: Mission Prep's Cardwell to play football collegiately in Missouri

sports@thetribunenews.comJanuary 31, 2013 

Mission Prep running back Michael Cardwell has verbally committed to play football at Missouri University of Science and Technology, according to Mission Prep coach Chad Henry.

Cardwell rushed for 1,370 yards and 14 touchdowns for the Royals this past season, including a season-high 225 yards against View Park in a game that Mission Prep won 26-14. 

The Royals went 11-2 this past season and were the CIF-Southern Section Northeast Division runnerup. 

Cardwell, an All-CIF selection, will receive a partial scholarship to play for the Miners, a Division II university in Rolla, Mo., that went 10-1 last season and was ranked 24th in the nation.

GIRLS WATER POLO

Arroyo Grande falls in tournament

Kelsey Hitchen and Brooklyn VanderVeen each scored a goal Thursday, but the Arroyo Grande High girls water polo team lost to Agoura 8-2 at the Southern Cal Championships. 

Goalies Hannah Wadlow and Alana Bincen combined for 10 saves for Arroyo Grande (17-4).

The Eagles will continue in the tournament today with two more games.

BOYS SOCCER

Lompoc 3, Templeton 0

Tyrus Yamagata had 11 saves, but the Eagles (3-13-2, 1-10 Los Padres League) fell on the road to the Braves. 

Santa Maria 2, Morro Bay 0

The Pirates (12-8-3, 5-4-1 LPL) lost  to the Saints. 

Jeremy Nielson made four saves for Morro Bay.

GIRLS SOCCER

Templeton 2, Lompoc 2

Courtney Elterman scored both goals for the Eagles (5-12-1, 4-6-1 LPL). 

Sammy Schmidt had two saves in goal. 

Santa Maria 2, Morro Bay 0

The Pirates had nine shots on goal to eight for the Saints but fell on the road.

Madelynn Martinez had six saves for Morro Bay (3-16, 1-9 LPL).

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