Prep Roundup: Santa Ynez tops Arroyo Grande in girls volleyball

sports@thetribunenews.comSeptember 5, 2013 

The Arroyo Grande High girls volleyball team fell to Santa Ynez, 15-25, 25-15, 14-25, 25-20, 25-12 on Thursday night. 

Ashlyn Herlihy and Bryann Thoming led the Eagles with 13 kills apiece.

Megan McGuigan had 12 kills, and Alaina Hogeboom recorded 48 assists for the Eagles, who played their season opener and had three freshman play in the match.

Atascadero 3, Morro Bay 0

The Greyhounds (1-1) swept the Pirates 25-16, 25-21, 25-12. 

Katherine Sedley led Atascadero with 13 kills, and Kendall Featherstone had 10 kills and 10 digs. 

Chandler Haskell had five blocks, and Brooke Harbottle had 19 assists. 

San Luis Obispo 3, Cabrillo 1

The Tigers won 25-16, 25-20, 23-25, 25-13 as Molly Maguire had six aces and five kills.

Cambria Joyce had 11 assists, and Anna Pedersen had seven kills for the Tigers in their season opener.

Paso Robles 3, Orcutt Academy 0

The Bearcats swept the Spartans 25-11, 24-8, 25-13 in the Bearcats’ season opener. 

Morgan Lawson had eight kills, seven aces, two assists and one block to lead Paso Robles. Madison Chace had five kills, three aces and one block, and Skylar Marshall had three kills for the Bearcats.  

Nipomo 3, Pioneer Valley 1

Sammi Baker had a match-high 19 kills and three aces to lead the Titans to a 25-17, 25-11, 17-25, 25-12 win over the Panthers. 

Taylor Nevitt had 18 kills, and Megan Penaflor had 20 assists and seven aces for Nipomo.

Templeton 3, Coast Union 0

Autumn Russell had four kills and four aces as the visiting Eagles swept the Broncos 25-10, 25-19, 25-17.

Mari Stewart had six kills, and Elsa Strysko had six kills and two aces. Caitlin Ruski had 12 digs for the Eagles (2-0).

Sage Radecki led Coast Union (1-1) with 22 assists and four aces, Cristina Placencia had 18 digs, and Itzel Saavedra had five kills.

Mission Prep 3, St. Joseph 0

Noelle Laird had 24 digs and 12 kills to lead Royals, who swept the Knights 25-23, 25-17, 25-12.

Samantha Fernandez had 29 assists, and Rachel Hindmarsh nine kills for Mission Prep (2-0).

BOYS WATER POLO

San Marcos 12, Arroyo Grande 11

The Eagles rallied from a four-goal deficit in the third quarter and took the lead in the fourth, but ultimately fell in their season-opener when San Marcos scored the game-winning goal with two minutes remaining.

Hissam el-Effendi led Arroyo Grande with four goals, and Clint Doucette had 10 saves in goal. 

San Marcos scored the first goal in the third quarter to extend its lead to 8-4 before the Eagles scored five unanswered goals to close the third and take a 9-8 lead into the fourth.

Jack Empey had three goals, David Vitt had two for Arroyo Grande, and Ryan Sverchek and Brock Johnson each had one goal.

GIRLS TENNIS

Paso Robles 14, Templeton 4

Maddie Berry swept 6-2, 6-1, 6-0 as the Bearcats swept the singles sets against the Eagles.

Lindsey Horst won 6-2, 6-2, 6-1, and Lauren Martinez won 6-1, 6-1, 6-4 for Paso Robles (2-0). 

The doubles team of Katie Evenson and Diana Grijalva swept 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 for Paso Robles.

Santa Ynez 12, San Luis Obispo 6

Maya O’Brien swept for the Tigers 6-4, 6-1, 7-5 in singles, but San Luis Obispo fell to 0-2 on the season.

GIRLS GOLF

Arroyo Grande 267, Nipomo 274

The Titans’ Ashley Ruiz was the medalist with an 11-over 47 on the front nine at Cypress Ridge Golf Course, but the Eagles (3-0) pulled out the team win.

Tessa Oates led Arroyo Grande with a 49. Victoria Maretti and Kinsey McBryde each shot personal bests with a 52 and 53, respectively. 

Christine DeLaby shot a 51 for Nipomo (0-2).

San Luis Obispo 234, Morro Bay 277

The Tigers (2-0) beat the Pirates at Morro Bay Golf Course behind medalist Neha Sikand’s 8-over 43 on nine holes.

Lisa Figueroa and Nora Zakariah each shot a 44 for San Luis Obispo.

Lily Keogh led Morro Bay (1-1) with a 46.

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