Prep Roundup: San Luis Obispo football team goes to 2-0 with shutout

Tigers use stellar defensive effort to win 17-0 at Dos Pueblos

San Luis Obispo - The TribuneSeptember 7, 2013 

The San Luis Obispo High football team won 17-0 at Dos Pueblos on Saturday in a nonleague game. 

Nate Greenelsh highlighted the defensive effort by the Tigers (2-0) with a 70-yard interception return for a touchdown in the first quarter. Greenelsh also had 8 rushing yards on three carries and one catch for 24 yards.

“Going into the game we talked about two things: no turnovers and (to) limit penalties,” San Luis Obispo coach David Kelley said. “We didn’t turn the ball over, but we had way too many penalties. We probably had over 100 yards in rushing and a touchdown called back.”

Tigers running back Sawyer Scott scored the game’s only offensive touchdown when he scored from 5 yards with just under six minutes to go in the first half.

Scott led San Luis Obispo with 68 yards on 11 carries.

Quarterback Thomas Orradre was 7 for 15 passing for 114 yards with no interceptions and picked up 27 yards on eight carries. Zack Wilson led the Tigers with 44 yards on three receptions.

San Luis Obispo managed just 258 yards offensively, but did not have a costly turnover like Dos Pueblos (0-2) had.


Greg DeNike Big Ditch Invitational 

Combining the boys freshmen/sophomore and junior/senior races, Paso Robles won the team title with 46 points on the 4K course at Talley Field, Arroyo Grande was second with 48, Morro Bay third with 72 and Nipomo sixth with 226. 

Arroyo Grande freshman Christian Ricketts finished second in the boys individual race in 12 minutes, 50 seconds and finished behind Stockdale’s Blake Haney (12:10), who ran in the junior/senior race.

Ricketts won the freshmen/sophomore race by more than 40 seconds. 

Morro Bay’s Austin Lay was second in the junior/senior race and third overall with a time of 12:56. Zach Chamberlain of Paso Robles finished fourth in 13:10. 

With the combined race scores, the Arroyo Grande girls won with 18 points, Nipomo was second with 74 points, Paso Robles was third with 75 points and Morro Bay was sixth with 195.

Six Eagles finished in the overall top 10, including Talley Hill, who won the freshmen/sophomore race (14:48) and Elizabeth Heyde, the winner of the junior/senior race (15:10).

Angie Gemignani of Arroyo Grande came in third (15:14). Nipomo’s Kyra Meco finished fourth (15:20), and Arroyo Grande’s Jocelyn Reynolds was fifth (15:53).   


California Tennis Classic

Arroyo Grande lost in the finals in Clovis to Valencia, 7-6.

Arroyo Grande freshman Mary Waterman won 1-6, 6-1, 10-8 in the super tiebreaker.

Sophie Whittle swept 6-1, 6-1, and Lauren Hayashi won 6-2, 6-1. Neither lost a set in the tournament for the Eagles.

In the semifinals earlier in the day, Arroyo Grande beat Davis, 5-1. 


Conejo Classic 

San Luis Obispo went undefeated on the day at the tournament in Thousand Oaks. The Tigers placed fifth in their division out of 14 teams. 

Led by Tim Maas, who had three goals, San Luis Obispo beat Cabrillo, 11-9. Brothers Nick and Zach Eaton scored two goals apiece, and goalie Connor Troy had 14 saves. 

In their second game, the Tigers beat Nordoff, 16-3. Dan Crozier, Maas and both Eatons all scored three goals. Troy had 15 saves. 

Crozier had 12 goals in the Tigers’ 15-5 victory against Paso Robles. 

Calabasas beat the Bearcats 10-7 in the Bearcats’ first game of the day, and Paso Robles finished with a 2-2 record at the tournament. Daniel Malone and Isaiah Baker led the Bearcats with two goals each against Calabasas. 

Paso Robles beat Granada Hills 14-13 in its second game. Malone had six goals, and Mitchell Iunker had four goals, with three of them coming in the fourth quarter. 

Paso Robles was down 11-10 at the start of the fourth when Malone tied the score. The game went back and forth until Mitchell had a breakaway and scored the winning goal with 1:33 left. 

In its first game, Atascadero beat Reedley 15-6 behind Dylan Linnenkamp’s five goals.

Blake Archibald had four goals, Dylan Hughes had two, and Scott Beraud and Jarrett Rucker each had one. James Fisher had eight saves in goal.


Laguna Blanca Tournament

North County Christian tied two matches and lost two in the tournament at Santa Barbara. 

North County Christian split with Drew, winning 25-14 and losing 25-20.

The Crusaders also split against Faith Baptist, losing 20-25, then winning 25-17.

Santa Paula swept North County Christian 28-26, 26-24 in the Crusaders’ final pool play match.

In the consolation tournament, the Crusaders suffered a 25-14 loss to Bishop Diego.

Gabrielle Morrison had 11 aces and 20 assists on the day for North County Christian.

Aliyah Morrison had 16 kills, 17 digs and six blocks, and Madison Morrison added 18 digs.

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