Prep Roundup: Nipomo baseball team captures two games at tournament

sports@thetribunenews.comApril 15, 2014 

Jimmy Pineo was 4 for 8 overall, including a walk-off grand slam, as the Nipomo High baseball team won its first two games at the Visalia/Tulare Tournament on Tuesday.

 The Titans beat Monache 10-6 in nine innings thanks to Pineo’s blast, and followed with a 13-1 win over Tulare.

Nipomo (7-13) trailed 6-5 in the bottom of the seventh against Monache when
Jacob Valencia hit a two-out RBI single to send the game into extra innings before
Pineo’s grand slam in the ninth.

In the second game, Valencia pitched a complete game, giving up three hits and striking out six.

The Titans’ Trevor Small was 6 for 9 and Jose Ojeda was 5 for 8 with three RBI in the two games.

Righetti 4, Paso Robles 2

The Bearcats scored an unearned run in each of the first two innings, but the Warriors scored three in the fifth to take the lead for good.

Ben Mecham scored in the first inning on an error for Paso Robles (11-3-2, 7-2-1 PAC 7), and Christian Erickson scored in the second inning on a wild pitch following his triple.

Pioneer Valley 6, Arroyo Grande 0

Garret Ball had the Eagles’ only hit in a road loss.
Mike Gutierrez pitched six innings for Arroyo Grande (8-8, 4-3 PAC 7) and gave up four earned runs.

St. Joseph 3, San Luis Obispo 1

Tristan Sill singled home Billy Donner in the second inning for the Tigers’ lone run.

Donner pitched six innings, giving up four hits and striking out four as San Luis Obispo did not give up an earned run in the loss. 


Paso Robles 12, St. Joseph 1

Dakota Rodriguez had two RBI and struck out seven in the circle for the Bearcats (8-4, 4-2 PAC 7).

Mikayla Stone had an RBI, and Chloe Kerns hit a two-run double in the sixth inning, as Paso Robles scored six in the frame.

Righetti 18, San Luis Obispo 2, 5 innings

Megan Williams was 2 for 2 with a double and a run, but the Tigers had eight errors and gave up 11 runs in the fourth inning.

Arriona Brown had an RBI double in the second, and Samantha Good had an RBI single in the third for San Luis Obispo (6-10, 1-5 PAC 7).

Arroyo Grande 15, Pioneer Valley 3
The doubles pairing of Ryan Stier and Skyler Zirpolo won 6-0, 6-0, 6-0 for the Eagles.

Fellow doubles teams Canaan Lysobey and Bryce Kirby, and Joseph Goryance and Karson Slocum also swept their sets for Arroyo Grande (12-7, 8-1 PAC 7).

Morro Bay 14, Santa Maria 4

Andrew Stella swept 6-0, 6-1, 6-0 in singles for the Pirates.

Andrew Calderwood and Keelan Rarig won 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 in doubles.


Boys: Arroyo Grande 227, St. Joseph 34; Girls: Arroyo Grande 230, St, Joseph 64

Charlie Watkins won the boys 100-yard butterfly in 56.83 seconds and the 100 backstroke in 58.36 for the Eagles (7-0, 6-0 PAC 7).

Zach Stevens won the 100 freestyle in 48.60. El-Effendi Hissam, Brock Johnson, David Vitt and Christian Solis won the 400 freestyle relay in 3:23.68.

For the Eagles girls (6-1, 5-1 PAC 7), Sarah Parson won the 100 freestyle in 57.63 and the 200 individual medley in 2:20.79. Paige Leonard won the 500 freestyle in 5:49.14 and the 200 freestyle in 2:09.42.


San Luis Obispo 419, Atascadero 450

Kush Sikand was the medalist with a 9-over 81 for the Tigers at the par 72 San Luis Obispo Country Club.

Michael Daigle finished with an 82, and Trevor Porter shot an 83 for the Tigers (7-0, 5-0 PAC 7).

Blaine Aguiar shot an 83, and Donnie Hedrick finished with an 86 for Atascadero (4-2, 3-2 PAC 7).


Pioneer Valley 3, Paso Robles 2

Riley Rookus had 15 kills, seven assists and three aces as the Bearcats lost 11-25, 25-20, 25-22. 22-25, 15-9.

Keegan Keelan had 16 assists, five kills, and five aces for Paso Robles (2-8, 1-5
PAC 7).

Mission Prep 3, Orcutt Academy 0

Sean O’Connor led the Royals (12-4) with 15 assists, six digs, and two aces, and Jack Mooney had 12 kills and nine digs.

David Miller had five aces and two kills as Mission Prep swept 25-15, 25-14, 25-21.

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