Santa Ynez downs Templeton in LPL girls volleyball

Eagles are unable to hold 2-1 lead on the road as they suffer first league setback

sports@thetribunenews.comOctober 10, 2013 

In a match-up of two undefeated Los Padres League girls volleyball teams, Santa Ynez High outlasted Templeton 29-27, 17-25, 18-25, 25-16, 15-8 on Thursday night in Santa Ynez.

Autumn Russell had 16 kills, 12 digs and two aces, and Mari Stewart had 11 kills and 13 digs for Templeton (10-1, 6-1). Marissa Torres had 27 digs and two aces, Elsa Strysko had nine kills and six blocks, and Lucy Portillo had nine kills and four blocks.

Lauren Ralston had seven kills and five blocks for the Eagles. Josi Kelly had 27 assists, Cece Mazzarotto had 24 assists and two aces, and Julie Cates had five kills, five blocks and three aces.

Templeton hosts Santa Ynez (7-0 LPL) in its regular-season finale Nov. 5. 

Atascadero 3, Pioneer Valley 0

Kendall Featherstone had 14 kills, nine digs and four aces to lead the Greyhounds to a 25-13, 25-9, 25-14 PAC 7 sweep over the Panthers.

Kaylie Griffin had 10 kills, and Sabrina Degnan had 27 digs for Atascadero (12-8, 4-2). Brooke Harbottle had 33 assists and eight digs.

St. Joseph 3, Paso Robles 1

Morgan Lawson had 16 kills, four digs and four aces, but the Bearcats fell 25-21, 24-26, 25-19, 25-22 in the PAC 7 match.

Maddie Chase had 11 kills, and Abi Venturini had nine kills and three digs for Paso Robles (8-9, 1-5 PAC 7). Chloe Kerns had 25 assists.

Righetti 3, San Luis Obispo 1

The Warriors beat the Tigers in four sets, 21-25, 25-19, 26-24, 25-12. 

Holland Boege led San Luis Obispo (14-7, 4-2 PAC 7) with 12 kills, and Anna Pedersen had 11. 

Nipomo 3, Cabrillo 0

Taylor Nevitt had seven service aces in a row for the Titans as they swept the Conquistadors 25-9, 27-25, 25-15.

Nevitt also recorded eight kills and 11 digs. Megan Tenaflor had 24 assists for Nipomo (7-7, 4-2 LPL). Gwen Menane had four blocks and five kills.   

Mission Prep 3, Dunn 0

The Royals swept the Earwigs 25-9, 27-25, 25-15. 

Noelle Laird led Mission Prep (7-3) with 13 kills and 22 digs, and Sarah Reed had six kills. Catherine Ikeda led with 15 assists. 

Coastal Christian 3, North County Christian 2

The Conquerors topped the Crusaders 23-25, 25-10, 22-25, 25-15, 15-3 to remain atop the Coast Valley League. 

Bethany Young led Coastal Christian (15-4, 7-0) with 13 kills, 15 digs, three aces and two blocks in their victory over second-place North County Christian (9-6, 5-1). 

Roni Garrison had seven kills, six aces and 20 digs for the Conquerors. Audrey Berdar had 26 assists and eight digs.

Kelsie McCroy and Aliyah Morrison had nine kills each for the Crusaders, and Morrison also recorded 15 digs.  

Gabrielle Morrison had 15 assists before she left with an ankle injury in the fourth set.

Coast Union 3, Cuyama Valley 0

Xue DiMaggio had seven aces as the Broncos swept the Bears 25-11, 25-18, 25-17.

Itzel Saavedra had seven kills, and Cristina Plasencia had 12 digs and three aces for Coast Union (5-6, 4-2 CVL). Sage Radecki had 27 assists.


PAC 7 midseason tournament

St. Joseph’s Desiree Gillaspy was the medalist with a 2-under 33 on the front nine at Chalk Mountain to win the tournament by eight strokes.

Righetti won with a score of 225, followed by San Luis Obispo (238), Arroyo Grande (254), St. Joseph (256), Paso Robles (267), Pioneer Valley (280) and Atascadero (285).

Neha Sikand led the Tigers with a 42. Nora Zakaria shot a 43, and Lisa Figueroa shot a 46.

Tessa Oates and Rachel Harris led the Eagles with a 45 and Kinsey McBryde shot a 46.

Violet Lopez led Paso Robles with a 48, and McKenzi Etchison led Atascadero with a 50.

LPL midseason tournament

Nipomo won with a score of 256 on the front nine of the Alisal River Course to take a one-point lead over Cabrillo in the LPL standings. 

Santa Ynez’s Jin Ai Jones was the medalist with a 9-over 45.

Cabrillo came in second (260), followed by Santa Ynez (266), Morro Bay (274), Lompoc (293) and Santa Maria (327).

Christine DeLaby led the Titans with a 47. Ashley Ruiz shot a 48 and Erin Shusterich shot a 49.

Lily Keogh led Morro Bay with a 49.


Arroyo Grande 13, Righetti 5

Lauren Hayashi and Sophie Whittle both swept in singles to lead the Eagles over the Warriors.

Hayashi won 6-1, 6-0, 6-0, and Whittle won 6-0, 6-1, 6-0 for Arroyo Grande (11-1, 

8-0 PAC 7). Melina Rodgers won two out of three sets, and the doubles teams of Joanne Phung and Angelica Gagliano and Mekayla Landers and Olivia Madison both won two out of three sets.

San Luis Obispo 18, Atascadero 0

Annaliese Lippold won 6-0, 6-1, 6-0 in singles play as the Tigers shut out the Greyhounds. 

Lauren Hutkin and Caroline Burke won 6-2, 6-2, 6-1 for San Luis Obispo (11-4, 7-1 PAC 7), and the doubles  team of Maia Hoffman and Maya O’Brien won 6-2, 6-0, 6-0. 

Paso Robles 13, Pioneer Valley 5

Maddie Berry won 6-0, 6-0, 6-0 in singles to lead the Bearcats.

Lindsey Horst swept 6-1, 6-0, 6-0, and Katie Evenson swept 6-4, 6-1, 6-0 for Paso Robles (8-5, 4-4 PAC 7). The doubles team of Hannah Jorgensen and Arlen Merced won 6-3, 7-6 (7-0), 6-0.

Nipomo 9 (79), Morro Bay 9 (74)

The Nipomo singles players took seven of nine sets as the Titans beat the Pirates in a games-won tiebreaker. 

Kelly Barrett and Kelly Springford both swept for Nipomo (5-7, 2-5 LPL). 

Skye Schwellenbach won two of three in singles play for Morro Bay (3-9, 1-7 LPL). 

The Pirates’ doubles team of Sarah Keas and June Janzen won 6-2, 6-1, 6-1, and the team of Keely Coxwell and Camilla Russo also swept 6-4, 6-4, 6-2.  

Coast Union 18, Mission Prep 0

The doubles team of Kimberly Mendez and Rebecca Tazera swept 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 to help the Broncos shut out the Royals.

The doubles team of Yvette Casas and Karina Ochoa swept 7-6 (7-1), 6-0, 6-3 for Coast Union (3-7). 

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