Prep Roundup: Templeton girls basketball team goes perfect in LPL

sports@thetribunenews.comFebruary 13, 2014 

Mari Stewart scored 31 points for the Templeton High girls basketball team Thursday, as the Eagles topped Nipomo 71-37 and completed their season sweep of the Los Padres League. 

Stewart also had 21 rebounds, seven steals and four blocks for the Eagles (22-2, 12-0). 

The Titans got off to a 6-0 lead, but Templeton got the ball inside to Stewart and controlled the game from that point on. 

Marissa Torres had 20 points and four assists for the Eagles, which rested their starters in the fourth quarter, and Anina Salida came off the bench to grab seven rebounds in the quarter.

Lompoc 41, Morro Bay 34

Nikki Machado scored a team-high 12 points for the Pirates in their loss.

Sierra Schwellenbach had nine points and eight steals for Morro Bay (16-4, 9-3 LPL).  

Coastal Christian 41, Shandon 21

Roni Garrison had a triple-double for the Conquerors, finishing with 14 points, 12 rebounds and 12 blocks. 

Amy Arnold also scored 12 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for Coastal Christian (7-11, 6-4 Coast Valley League). 

Letty Stockdale led Shandon (3-14, 0-10) with eight points. 

Mission Prep 49, Dunn 6 

Dolores Neal had 12 points to lead the Royals past the Earwigs. Lauren Solis added 11 points and seven rebounds for Mission Prep (15-9). 


Templeton 51, Nipomo 50

Matt Jardini scored 15 points, including the game-winning shot with 10 seconds left to lift the Eagles (10-13, 7-5 LPL). 

The Titans (4-18, 2-9) had possession with six seconds left, but Trevor Smalls’ shot wouldn’t fall. 

DJ Sofa had l4 points for Nipomo.

Lompoc 85, Morro Bay 60 

Braden Andres had a career-high 15 points — all on 3-pointers — for the Pirates (2-23, 0-11 LPL), and Solomon Ruddell scored 14 points. 


Morro Bay 10, Nipomo 9

Katie White scored five goals, including the game-winning goal with 23 seconds left to push the Pirates past the Titans. 

Miranda Galindo and Torie White both added two goals for the Pirates (4-11, 3-4 LPL), who finished third in league play. 


Cabrillo 4, Morro Bay 3

Backup goalie Javi Valencia made 11 saves in his first start of the year for Morro Bay (2-10 LPL).

Isaav Manaputy scored twice, and Marcelino Macias also scored for the Pirates, who led 2-0 at halftime. Carlos Moreno assisted Manaputy’s second tally.

Santa Ynez 5, Nipomo 0

Johann Ayala tallied 15 saves for the Titans (7-18, 2-10 LPL). 


Templeton 3, Coast Union 2

Courtney Elterman led the Eagles (9-15, 6-7 LPL) with two goals, including the game-winner with 15 minutes remaining. 

Miriam Robles also scored for Templeton.

Rebeca Tavera scored a game-tying goal for the Broncos in the second half.

Cristina Plascencia netted the first goal for Coast Union (7-12-2) off an assist by Maddie May.

Nipomo 1, Santa Ynez 1, tie 

Dani Diaz scored in the second half for the Titans to send the game into overtime. 

Yocelyn Lopez tallied 11 saves for Nipomo (9-10-4, 4-5-3 LPL). 

Cabrillo 1, Morro Bay 0

Madelynn Martinez had seven saves for the Pirates (9-12-4, 3-6-3). 


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