Prep Roundup: Arroyo Grande downs San Luis Obispo in girls tennis

Arroyo Grande wins eight of nine singles matches to down San Luis Obispo, 11-7

sports@thetribunenews.comSeptember 26, 2013 

Arroyo Grande High’s doubles team of Angelica Gagliano, left, and Joanne Phung won two of their three sets in Thursday’s 11-7 home win over San Luis Obispo.


The Arroyo Grande High girls tennis team topped San Luis Obispo 11-7 on Thursday afternoon. 

The Eagles’ top two singles players both swept, with Lauren Hiyashi winning 6-0, 6-0, 6-0 and Sophie Whittle winning 6-1, 6-0, 6-0. 

“Senior Lauren Hayashi and junior Sophie Whittle continue to be our foundation,” Arroyo Grande coach Lori Hollister said. “They are both undefeated with a combined league record of 18-0.”

After losing to to Maya O’Brien 7-5, Melina Rodgers won 6-0, 6-2 in singles for Arroyo Grande (7-1, 5-0 PAC 7).  

San Luis Obispo (7-4, 3-1 PAC 7) had the edge in doubles, winning six of nine sets. 

The Tigers’ number one doubles team of Lauren Hutkin and Caroline Burke won 6-3, 6-2, 6-4, and Maia Hoffman and Joelle Lewis won two out of three sets.

The Eagles’ top doubles team, Joanne Phung and Angelica Gagliano, won their final two sets after losing the first.

Lompoc 12, Nipomo 6

Lompoc went eight of nine singles sets to beat the Titans.

Nipomo’s (3-5, 1-3 LPL) top doubles  team of Ashley Jimenez and Monica Guerrero, swept 6-4, 6-4, 6-3.  


Atascadero 3, Paso Robles 1

The Greyhounds beat the visiting Bearcats 25-18, 21-25, 25-17, 25-17 behind Kendall Featherstone’s 14 kills and 10 digs in the PAC 7 match.

Sabrina Degnan had 16 kills, and Kathryn Sedley and Maren Cracknell each had seven kills for Atascadero (9-4, 1-1). Brooke Harbottle handed out 28 assists.

Morgan Lawson and Maddi Chace each had seven kills for Paso Robles (8-5, 1-2). 

Arroyo Grande 3, Pioneer Valley 0

The Eagles swept the Panthers 25-13, 25-8, 25-9. 

Megan McGuigan led Arroyo Grande (7-6, 3-0 PAC 7) with 17 kills and had three aces. 

Ashlyn Herlihy had 10 kills and three aces, Kacee Fox 16 digs,  and Alaina Hogeboom had 36 assists for the Eagles. 

San Luis Obispo 3, Mission Prep 0

Holland Boege led the visiting Tigers with 10 kills to beat the Royals 25-21, 25-18, 25-16.

Molly Maguire and Anna Pedersen each had seven kills, and Casey Frost had 29 assists for San Luis Obispo (11-3).

Rachel Hindmarsh had six kills for Mission Prep (6-3). Noelle Laird had 13 digs, and Catherine Ikeda had 10 assists.

Templeton 3, Santa Maria 0

The Eagles topped the Saints 25-11, 25-14, 25-15. 

Elsa Strysko led Templeton (9-4, 3-0 Los Padres League) with seven kills and two aces, and Autumn Russell had six kills and six aces. 

Lucy Portillo had six kills, Josi Kelly had 18 assists and five aces and Marissa Torres had 12 digs.

Nipomo 3, Morro Bay 2

The Titans topped the Pirates 28-26, 22-25, 25-21, 16-25, 15-8.

Megan Penaflor led Nipomo (3-4, 1-1 LPL) with 25 assists and 10 digs, Taylor Nevitt had 18 kills and two aces, and Sam Baker had 14 kills and two aces. 

Kendra Jackson had 21 digs. 

Sierra Emrick had 15 kills for the Pirates (9-8, 1-2 LPL), Dani Donaldson had 32 assists and Amaya Toke had 24 digs. 

North County Christian 3, Coast Union 2

Aliyah Morrison had 22 kills for the Crusaders as they rallied to beat the Broncos 22-25, 26-24, 18-25, 25-21, 16-14.

North County (6-5-3, 2-0 Coast Valley League) staved off four Coast Union match points in the fifth set.  Madison Morrison had 14 kills and 29 digs, and Gabrielle Morrison had 26 assists.

Coastal Christian 3, Valley Christian 0

Bethany Young had 17 kills and 22 digs as the Conquerors swept the Lions 25-21, 25-17, 25-11.

Audrey Berder had 35 assists and two aces, and Isabelle Unger had 12 digs, nine kills and three aces for Coastal Christian (12-3, 4-0 CVL).


PAC 7 Tournament  

Righetti and San Luis Obispo tied for first with a 242 at the PAC 7 Tournament held at the Dairy Creek Golf Course front nine. 

The tournament medalist was St. Joseph’s  Desiree Gillapsy, who shot 3-over 38.

Neha Sikand led San Luis Obispo with a 42, and Nora Zakariah shot 44. 

Arroyo Grande shot 257 and came in third. The top player for the Eagles was Tessa Oates (46).

Paso Robles was fifth (270), and Atascadero was seventh (293).  

LPL Tournament

Erin Shusterich was the medalist with a 7-over 43 at La Purisima Golf Course to lead Nipomo to the win at the midseason league tournament.

Christine DeLaby and Brooke Cuzick each shot a 51 for Nipomo, and Ashley Ruiz shot a 52.

Nipomo won with a 254, followed by Cabrillo (263), Santa Ynez (292), Morro Bay (297), Lompoc (302) and Santa Maria (344).

Lily Keogh led Morro Bay with a 54. 


Paso Robles 20, Santa Maria 10

Isaiah Baker had eight goals to lead the Bearcats over the Saints.

Mitchell Iunker had three goals for Paso Robles (4-6), and Taj Williams, Simon Schoennauer and Cameron Chambers all had two goals. Kole Coffey, Matt Dodds and Daniel Maloney all had one goal.

Cabrillo 13, Atascadero 7

Dylan Hughes had three goals for the Greyhounds, who lost at home to the Conquistadores.

Blake Archabald, Sebastian Cornejo, Scott Beraud and James Fisher all had one goal for Atascadero (2-6).

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