Prep Roundup: Arroyo Grande wraps up PAC 7 girls soccer title

Eagles beat Paso Robles 5-0; elsewhere, San Luis Obispo hands St. Joseph it first PAC 7 girls basketball loss of the season

sports@thetribunenews.comFebruary 6, 2013 

Five players scored for the Arroyo Grande High girls soccer team in its 5-0 win over Paso Robles on Wednesday as the Eagles wrapped up the PAC 7 title.

Mallory Flatebo, Nadine Reed, Kayli Bengalli, Carrina Ambriz and Emily Mitchell all scored for Arroyo Grande (16-1-6, 10-1-1).

Eagles goalkeepers Sarah Doughty and Kendall Bowers each had two saves.

St. Joseph 2, San Luis Obispo 0

Kelsey Harper had five saves in goal for the Tigers, (8-3 PAC 7) as they fell to the Knights on the road.

Righetti 2, Atascadero 0

Goalkeeper Emily Johnson had 11 saves for the Greyhounds (9-11-1, 1-10 PAC 7) as they lost to the Warriors.

Pioneer Valley 5,Mission Prep 2

Annabel Scott and Sydney Rathjens each scored unassisted goals, but the Royals (15-5-1) fell on the road to the Panthers.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

San Luis Obispo 46, St. Joseph 43

The Tigers shut down the high-scoring Knights’ offense and handed St. Joseph its first league loss of the season.

St. Joseph won its first 10 PAC 7 games, including a 59-35 win at home against San Luis Obispo earlier this season.

St. Joseph averaged 64 points per league game coming into the game. Tatiana Dunlap led St. Joseph with a game-high 21 points.

Christine Freberg and Erica Chandler led the Tigers (14-10, 8-3) with 14 points and five rebounds each. Jessica Judge had nine points and eight rebounds.

Atascadero 57, Righetti 39

Sabrina Degnan had 19 points and seven rebounds to lead the Greyhounds (16-10, 6-5 PAC 7) past the Warriors. 

Maddie Leong added 16 points.

Arroyo Grande 41, Paso Robles 34

The Eagles held off the Bearcats behind Ashlyn Herlihy’s double-double with 13 points and 11 rebounds.

Elizabeth Mero and Krista St. Denis each had nine points for the Eagles (10-15, 3-9 PAC 7).

Molly Donovan had 12 points and Kailey Warren had eight points for the Bearcats (10-14, 3-8).

Templeton 64, Nipomo 57 OT

Marissa Torres scored 30 and was 8 for 9 from the free-throw line for the Eagles in an overtime victory over the Titans. 

Mari Stewart added 29 points, 27 rebounds and seven steals for Templeton (20-4, 9-2 Los Padres League).

Mercedes Rodrigues led Nipomo with 12 points.

Morro Bay 64, Lompoc 18

Hannah Gilbert scored 28 and had 12 rebounds for the Pirates, as wrapped up their second straight perfect season in the LPL.

Carli Watt and Kara Schmidt scored eight apiece for the Pirates (19-3, 12-0).

Coast Union 34, Dunn 21

The Broncos forced 39 Dunn turnovers to win at home.

Roxy Mertens had 17 points, 12 rebounds, seven blocks, six steals and five assists for Coast Union (10-6). 

Kylie Culver had four points, six assists, nine rebounds and nine steals, Dories Steen had 16 rebounds, six steals  and five blocks, and Crystal Nunez had 10 rebounds and five steals.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Arroyo Grande 51, Paso Robles 43

Matt Willkomm had a game-high 18 points for the Eagles as they defeated the Bearcats in Paso Robles to finish their season in fourth place in the PAC 7. 

Cobe Williams scored all 15 of his points for Arroyo Grande from behind the 3-point line. Brennan Rivera added 14 points and had nine rebounds for the Eagles (18-8, 7-5).

Josh Wilson-Murry led the Bearcats with 17 points. 

St. Joseph 70, San Luis Obispo 44

David Thoresen scored 11 points for the Tigers in their home loss. 

Jonathan Edwards and Curtis Schilling scored eight apiece for San Luis Obispo (8-16, 3-8 PAC 7).

Case Bruton scored a game-high 34 points for the Knights.

Templeton 56, Nipomo 34

Will Mehring had 18 points and eight rebounds to lead the Eagles (14-9, 8-3 LPL) over the Titans.

The Eagles trailed after the first quarter but shot 23 more free-throws attempts than the Titans
(2-23, 2-10). Andy Garretson had 11 points and five rebounds for Templeton.

Kaileb Mendez led Nipomo with 12 points, four rebounds and two assists.

Lompoc 75, Morro Bay 57

Elijah Lampley had 20 points, but the Pirates (10-15, 4-8 LPL) lost on the road to the Braves.

Luke Munds had 15 points, and Zach Smith added 14 for Morro Bay.

Dreyon Howell had a game-high 22 points for Lompoc, which outscored the Pirates 27-14 in the fourth quarter.

North County Christian 34, Maricopa 30

Blake Marchell scored a game-high 17 points for the Crusaders, (5-12, 4-7) as they clinched fourth place in the Coast Valley League. 

Brock Miller scored 11 for Maricopa.

BOYS SOCCER

Paso Robles 1, Arroyo Grande 0

Felipe Aguilar scored an unassisted goal for the Bearcats in their home win.

Goalkeeper Elmer Solis had five goals for Paso Robles (10-9-3, 5-6 PAC 7).

Righetti 2, Atascadero 1

Patrick Hammer scored with a Bryan Kirkpatrick assisted, but the Greyhounds (8-13, 3-8 PAC 7) lost to the Warriors.

GIRLS WATER POLO

PAC 7 Tournament

Arroyo Grande defeated St. Joseph 19-4 and Atascadero 17-3 in the first rounds of the tournament at Righetti.

Isabella Manuele scored six goals for the Eagles against the Knights, and Alana Benson had six saves. 

Alexis Elias had four goals in each game for Arroyo Grande (19-7, 8-0), and Hannah Wadlow had six saves against Atascadero.

San Luis Obispo fell to Righetti 10-4 but later defeated Pioneer Valley 10-6. Emma Tietje had five goals in the two games, and Anna Mullen had 12 saves in goal for the Tigers (9-18). 

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