Prep Roundup: Templeton girls basketball team holds off Arroyo Grande to remain unbeaten

Arroyo Grande misses a last-second free throw as Templeton wins 37-36

sports@thetribunenews.comDecember 13, 2013 

Templeton High’s girls basketball team edged Arroyo Grande 37-36 on Friday at the Perry Ford Invitational at San Luis Obispo. 

Ashlyn Herlihy led Arroyo Grande (3-4) with 14 points and was fouled with less than a second left in the game and her team down by two points. She made the first free throw, but the second rimmed out and was rebounded by Mari Stewart of Templeton (4-0). It was Stewart’s 14th rebound in addition to her 13 points. 

Marissa Torres had a game-high 15 points and six rebounds for Templeton, and teammate Autumn Russell had 10 rebounds. 

San Luis Obispo 43, Frontier 22

Jessica Judge had 21 points and seven rebounds to lead the Tigers (6-2) in the Perry Ford Invitational. 

Stephanie Brenner had 10 points and 12 rebounds for the Tigers.

Ridgeview 60, Paso Robles 24

Gwen Lundy was the leading scorer for the Bearcats with 10 points as they fell to Ridgeview in the Perry Ford Invitational. 

Kailey Warren added seven points for Paso Robles (0-6). 

Righetti 38, Nipomo 30

Shailynn Joseph led the Warriors with 11 points as they beat the Titans in the Perry Ford Invitational. 

Mercedes Rodriguez was Nipomo’s leading scorer with 12 points, and Kylie Mendez had eight for the Titans (2-5). 

Garces 61, Morro Bay 26

Sierra Schwellenbach scored eight points, grabbed eight rebounds and had four steals in the Pirates’ first loss of the season at the Perry Ford Invitational. 

Kara Schmidt had seven points, and Morro Bay (5-1) trailed by four points in the third quarter when she left the game with an injury. From that point on, Garces took the momentum and dominated the game. 

Midland 40, Coastal Christian 32

Roni Garrison scored 20 points and grabbed 12 boards for the Conquerors in their loss to the Oaks. 

Amy Arnold had eight points and eight rebounds for Coastal Christian (1-3).

The Oaks got off to a quick start, outscoring the Conquerors 18-9 in the first quarter.

BOYS BASKETBALL 

Templeton 50, San Luis Obispo 41

Will Mehring’s 12 points and 12 rebounds led Templeton (1-3) to a win over San Luis Obispo (2-4) in the Arroyo Grande Optimist Tournament. 

Clark Burton had 12 points for Templeton, and Aidan Sarbeck had eight points and 13 rebounds for the Eagles.

Arroyo Grande 66, Cabrillo 47

Carson Wack and Cobe Williams led Arroyo Grande to a win over Cabrillo as the Eagles never looked back after taking a 23-9 lead after the first quarter. 

Wack had 17 points, and Williams had 16 points and both made four 3-pointers. Cabrillo’s Chad Brodhend led all scorers with 20 points. 

Thousand Oaks 64, Paso Robles 30

Matt Hauser scored 23 points for the Lancers in their rout of the Bearcats. 

Josh Oliver was the leading scorer for Paso Robles (6-1) with seven points.

Shandon 45, Alpaugh 30

The Outlaws pulled away from the Buffaloes in the fourth quarter when Roberto Rodriguez hit a crucial 3-pointer. Rodriguez led Shandon (2-3) with nine points. 

GIRLS SOCCER 

Grace Brethren 1, Nipomo 0 

The Titans (1-4-1) were shut out by the Lancers at the Grace Brethren Tournament. 

Clovis North 1, San Luis Obispo 0

Lily McCann had 11 saves as the Tigers (3-1-1) lost to the Broncos. 

GIRLS WATERPOLO 

Mira Costa 9, Arroyo Grande 8, OT

Melanie Popovich scored a goal for the Eagles with 20 seconds left to tie the score and force overtime. 

Popovich ended with three goals for Arroyo Grande (3-1), and Rebekah Hernandez also scored three. Brooklyn Vander Veen added two goals for the Eagles.  

WRESTLING

Atascadero 66, Serra 9

The Greyhounds dominated Serra as they received pins from Lincoln Fang (120 pounds), Jacob Perry (138), Kyler Torres (145), Nathan Hendrickson (152), Seth Burchfield (160), Nick Ducasse (170), and CJ Cooper (182).

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