Paso Robles High won the PAC 7 wrestling finals at Pioneer Valley on Saturday to clinch the league title and advance to the CIF-Southern Section Division 1 team championships next weekend at Los Alamitos High in Orange County.
The Bearcats edged Atascadero 253-231 in the team race.
The Bearcats finished with four league champions, five runners-up and three third-place finishers. Those 12 wrestlers advance to the individual CIF-Southern Section tournament. Two other Paso Robles wrestlers are alternates in their weight classes.
Kevan Garcia, in the 145-pound class, won his third PAC 7 title and was named most outstanding lightweight wrestler. Robbie Standley (115) won his second league title. Kameron Morones (108) and Colton Madrigal (170) also won league titles.
Paso Robles is ranked seventh in the Division 1 South Section.
Atascadero had three league champions, three runners-up, and has 12 total wrestlers advancing. Jack Clemmensen (138), Seth Burchfield (160) and Hunter Stemper (182) all won PAC 7 titles for the Greyhounds.
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Los Padres League Finals
Nipomo narrowly took its second LPL title in two years, putting up 102.5 points to top Santa Maria (102) and Santa Ynez (95).
The Titans had three athletes win their weight classes — Humberto Ponce (106), Dylan Hulfizer (138) and Jared Dorado (182).
Bennett Kobliska (113) and John Renner (170) took second in their weight classes for Nipomo, and Eddie Bauseley (102), Harrison Bickmore (160) and Tommy Saenz finished third.
Mission Prep 70, Palma 55
Quinton Adlesh had a game-high 18 points, six rebounds and five assists to lead the Royals to the win.
Mission Prep (17-7) outscored Palma 36-26 in the second half. Andy Rowley had 11 points.
Mission Prep 35, Aptos 30
The Royals and the Mariners were tied at half, but Mission Prep pulled ahead in the second half and secured the win.
Connor Storlie scored a game-high 15 points for the Royals (4-16), and Carly Colvin and Noelle Laird added seven points apiece.
Mariah Roja led Aptos with 10 points.
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Arroyo Grande at Southern Cal Championships
The Eagles fell to two Southern Section Division 1 teams to finish 24th in the tournament.
Hannah Wadlow had six saves in goal in Arroyo Grande’s 3-2 loss to Irvine. Morgan Clark and Isabella Manuele scored for the Eagles.
In a 6-4 loss to Villa Park, Brooklyn VanderVeen led Arroyo Grande (17-7) with two goals, and Melanie Popovich and Kelsey Docouto also scored for the Eagles.