The Arroyo Grande High girls volleyball team opened the season Thursday with a 3-0 win over Frontier in Arroyo Grande.
Arroyo Grande’s Ashlyn Herlihy led the way with 14 kills, three blocks and two aces in the 25-13, 25-16, 25-13 nonleague victory. Fellow middle blocker Emily Sonny added 10 kills.
The Eagles (1-0) relied on a strong service game, racking up seven aces. Samantha Oliver had two of those aces to go along with 12 digs. The defense also totaled nine blocks.
Atascadero 3, Nipomo 0
The Greyhounds won in straight sets, 25-22, 25-13, 25-12.
Kaylie Griffin had 13 kills and four blocks, and Macie Pires had 10 kills and seven digs in the win.
Taylor Degnan added nine kills and two aces, and Brooke Harbottle notched 37 assists, three aces and three digs for Atascadero (3-0).
Paso Robles 3, Santa Maria 0
The Bearcats won 25-18, 27-25, 25-12 in the nonleague road match.
Kiara Gable had eight kills, nine digs and two aces for Paso Robles (2-1), Tegan Currten had nine kills and four aces and Chloe Kerns had nine digs and one ace.
Templeton 3, Coast Union 0
The Eagles won 25-15, 25-21, 25-13, led by Lauren Ralston who had eight digs and seven kills. Sarah Bolts had 10 digs, and Carra Kruse distributed 17 assists.
Coast Union’s Janelle Bohey had six kills, and Xue DiMaggio had five kills. Reagan Kniffen and Gigi Stoothoff each had 11 digs for the Broncos (1-2).
Morro Bay 3, Pioneer Valley 0
Ellie Friar had 11 kills and 10 blocks, and Maya Kote had 16 digs and two kills in the Pirates’ 25-17, 25-8, 25-20 nonleague victory.
Lexi Beaman added seven kills for Morro Bay (1-2).