The San Luis Obispo High girls soccer team kept surging in PAC 7 play Monday, edging Atascadero 1-0.
Kiele Argente tallied the go-ahead score in the 60th minute on an assist from Alessa Moscoso. Lauren Harper and Kelly Koch combined in goal for the shutout for the Tigers (16-1-2, 5-1 PAC 7), ranked No. 5 in Division III of the CIF-Southern Section.
“We’re playing good soccer,” San Luis Obispo coach John Clarke said. “We’re creating chances (offensively); we’ve just got to find the switch to turn these girls into scoring machines.”
Paso Robles 5, Pioneer Valley 0Camelia Pacheco scored twice for the Bearcats, who also got goals from Maria Chavez, Vicki Villa and Chelsea Baker. Madison Cline, Nikki Calabria and Chavez all had assists.
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Carly McCall and Jasmine Galvez both saw time in goal for Paso Robles (8-5-3, 2-3 PAC 7).
CANCELLATIONSBoth the boys and girls soccer matchups between Mission Prep and Lompoc were canceled, as Lompoc had to rearrange its schedule after last week’s Los Padres League contests were rained out.
BOYS SOCCERSan Luis Obispo 2, Atascadero 1Luis Morales scored first for the Tigers on an assist by Oscar Muñoz.
UC Davis-bound Alex Aguiar found the equalizer for the Greyhounds (6-9-4, 0-5-1 PAC 7) toward the end of the first half, but Paul Sullivan put San Luis Obispo (4-2 PAC 7) over the top on a pass from Jeremy Cleere.Atascadero has now suffered seven of its nine losses by one goal.
Pioneer Valley 2, Paso Robles 1Paso Robles (8-7-2, 1-4 PAC 7) played with three defenders in an effort to generate offense early, but trailed 2-0 at halftime. Sophomore midfielder Daniel James later got one back for the Bearcats on a free kick from 35 yards out.
“Our second-half effort was very good,” Paso Robles coach Evan Clark said. “But we were just asleep in the first half. At this point, at 1-4 in league, we can’t afford to give away a half like that.”
Goalkeeper Daniel Fuerte made 10 saves for Paso Robles.
St. Joseph 2, Templeton 1The Eagles gave up two second-half goals at home.
Tyler Schnorf scored in the 55th minute for St. Joseph, and Santiago Martinez made the score 2-0 in the 76th. Spencer Macomber scored off a free kick from 20 yards out in the 80th for Templeton (1-13, 0-6 LPL).
“We definitely controlled the ball more in the first half and had more shots on goal, but we couldn’t finish,” Templeton coach Nelson Yamagata said.
BOYS BASKETBALLPioneer Valley 46, Paso Robles 39The Bearcats were outscored 10-3 in the third quarter in being upset on the road. Kevin Lodes sank three of five Pioneer Valley 3-pointers to lead the Panthers (3-15, 1-5 PAC 7) with 15 points, while Anthony Zepeda and Manny Zarate had 10 apiece.
“We just got outplayed,” Bearcats coach Scott Larson said. “They shot really well, and the third quarter killed us.”
Cheyne Hayes led Paso Robles (11-8, 3-3 PAC 7) with 13 points. Lonnie Watson, coming off a 34-point performance against Nipomo on Friday, had nine in defeat.
“I just hope we learn some things from (the loss) and apply them on Wednesday,” Larson said of Paso Robles’ midweek home game against league leader Arroyo Grande (17-3, 6-0 PAC 7).
Cabrillo 85, Morro Bay 62Cabrillo’s David Terrones scored 33 points and the Conquistadores rode a 28-point second quarter to win at Morro Bay.
Sophomore Edward Griley scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, both team highs for the Pirates (8-13, 2-5 LPL).
“Cabrillo has the full-court press; they play it the whole game,” Morro Bay coach Dave Yamate said. “When they get it on, it’s pretty effective. We played them pretty even in the second half — we just couldn’t recover from the rough second quarter.”
GIRLS BASKETBALLCabrillo 35, Templeton 33Although the Eagles held freshman Tatiana Dunlap, the LPL’s leading scorer, to just 12 points, they were doomed by a 23-percent shooting performance.
Jeanine Madson led Templeton (5-12, 1-5 LPL) with 11 points. Carly O’Sullivan added eight points and 10 rebounds, and Katie Koehler had five points and 15 rebounds in defeat.
GIRLS WATER POLOAtascadero 6, Paso Robles 3Katie Patterson led the Greyhounds (11-7, 4-2 PAC 7) with three goals, while Justine Cooper, Erin Hasenkamp and Bailey Kelly also scored in the win. Lauren Kasenberg made five saves for Atascadero.