Prep Roundup: Arroyo Grande wraps up PAC 7 boys volleyball title

Arroyo Grande improves to 9-0 in the PAC 7, has yet to drop set in league

sports@thetribunenews.comMay 1, 2014 

Jack Empey had 30 assists, and Keanu Morrison had 12 kills as the Arroyo Grande High boys volleyball team beat Pioneer Valley 3-0 to clinch the PAC 7 title on Thursday at Arroyo Grande.

Ronan Paulsen added three blocks and two digs, and Brett MacDonald had five digs and three aces in the Eagles’ 25-6, 25-14, 25-7 win.

Arroyo Grande (19-6, 9-0 PAC 7) has yet to lose a set in league play this season and if it beats Righetti on Tuesday, it will be the third straight undefeated league title.

San Luis Obispo 3, Righetti 2

Shea McSorley registered 13 kills as the Tigers won a back-and-forth match 16-25, 26-24, 21-25, 25-22, 15-11.

John Duffy and Dillon Walter both had 10 kills for San Luis Obispo (14-7, 6-3 PAC 7), and Rennie Heza had 39 assists.

St. Joseph 3, Paso Robles 2

The Bearcats dropped the first two sets, but came back to force a fifth before falling 26-24, 25-17, 15-25, 23-25, 15-11.

Riley Rookus had 14 kills, eight assists and three aces for Paso Robles (1-8 PAC 7), and Keegan Keelan had 16 assists, five fills and four blocks.

Templeton 3, Morro Bay 0

Henri Cherry had 25 kills and eight assists as the Eagles won 25-18, 25-19, 25-22.

Michael Laharguh had 12 assists and five digs, and Jordan Scully and Brandon Bracy both had three kills for Templeton (17-7, 7-1 LPL).

Mission Prep 3, Santa Maria 1

Jack Mooney had 25 digs and 15 kills as the Royals won 25-18, 25-14, 22-25, 25-23. Sean O’Conner had 38 assists, 19 digs and seven aces, and Paul Tompkins had 16 kills for Mission Prep (15-4).

Santa Ynez 3, Nipomo 0

The Titans (0-16, 0-10) lost to the Pirates 25-10, 25-13, 25-6.


Mission Prep’s Adlesh garners all-state junior honors

Mission Prep point guard Quinton Adlesh was named to the second team all-state list for juniors compiled by Cal-Hi Sports.

Adlesh, who averaged 22.5 points, 5.6 rebounds and 5.2 assists per game, was joined on the second team by Righetti forward Cameron Walker.

Adlesh has an offer from Cal Poly and is receiving interested from more than a dozen schools, including Saint Mary’s, UC Irvine and Harvard, according to


San Luis Obispo 18, St. Joseph 0

Ryan Hsieh, Cameron Dong, Chase Braun, and the doubles pairing of Scott Hicks and Addie Alwen each swept without dropping a game for San Luis Obispo (20-1, 11-1 PAC 7).

The doubles teams of Alex Dill and Luke Olson (6-0, 6-1, 6-0), and Pablo Caminada and Elijah Felman (6-2, 6-1, 6-0) also swept as the Tigers clinched their first PAC 7 title since 2009.

Arroyo Grande 14, Paso Robles 4

Derek Lakowske didn’t drop a game as the Eagles clinched second place in the PAC 7. Andrew Arcangel swept his singles sets, and the doubles team of Jamieson O’Marr and Canaan Lysobey (6-2, 6-0, 5-7) also won for Arroyo Grande (14-8, 10-2).

The doubles pairing of Mitchell Kellar and Evan Serpa swept (7-5, 6-3, 6-1) for Paso Robles.

Atascadero 10, Righetti 8

The doubles teams of Elias Jordan and Ross Schaefer (4-6, 6-2, 6-1) and Yuma Olsen and Dean Menigoz (6-7, 6-1, 6-3) rebounded after dropping their first sets to lead the Greyhounds (16-5, 7-4 PAC 7) on the road as they clinched third place in the PAC 7.

Templeton 10, Lompoc 8

All three singles players swept their sets to lift the Eagles to their third straight victory.

Michael Murray (6-1, 6-0, 6-0), Chaz Darrow (6-2, 6-0, 6-1) and Andrew Heim (6-0, 6-0, 6-3) all rolled to victories for Templeton (7-14, 4-5 Los Padres League).


PAC 7 at Santa Maria Country Club

Arroyo Grande’s Jack Avrit and Righetti’s Nick Zimkowski were co-medalists at 3-over 75 at Santa Maria Country Club.

The Warriors edged the Eagles, 397-406, to win the team title.

San Luis Obispo finished third at 417, followed by St. Joseph (419), Paso Robles (424), Atascadero (428) and Pioneer Valley (550).

Conner Sandman shot a 76 for Arroyo Grande.

Nils Figueroa led the Tigers with an 81, followed by Andy Eppright (82) and Kush Sikand (83). Greg Potruch carded a 76 for the Bearcats, and Cody Autry shot an 84.

Ryan O’Connell led the Greyhounds at 83.

LPL at Lompoc Tournament

Morro Bay finished fifth (485) at the Lompoc Tournament as Luca Bruno led the Pirates with an 82.

Thomas Requejo of Cabrillo was the medalist shooting a 79.

Nipomo finished third (465). No other information was provided.


Coast Union 15, Maricopa 0, 5 innings

Jake McAvoy pitched five innings, striking out nine and giving up two hits as the Broncos scored nine runs in the first two innings.

Gehrig Kniffen was 2 for 3 with three RBI, and Quinten Raethke was 2 for 4 with three RBI for Coast Union (11-4, 7-0 Coast Valley League).


Coast Union 10, Maricopa 0, 6 innings

Ellie Magnuson threw a no-hitter with 10 strikeouts and added a triple and an RBI at the plate for the Broncos.

Patty Vecio was 3 for 4 with two runs and three RBI, and Maddie May was 2 for 3 with three RBI for Coast Union.

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