The San Luis Obispo High boys soccer team ended Righetti’s 22-game PAC 7 winning streak last week but ran into a wall in Atascadero’s Alex Aguiar on Wednesday night that prevented the Tigers (7-4-1 PAC 7) from moving a step closer toward a CIF-Southern Section divisional playoff berth.
The UC Davis-bound Aguiar scored his 19th and 20th goals of the year and dished out an assist in a 3-3 tie in San Luis Obispo.
“Alex Aguiar single-handedly saved the game for them,” Tigers coach Johnny Costa said. Aguiar assisted Joe Camarillo to tie the game at 1 for Atascadero (8-11-6, 2-7-2 PAC 7).
Aguiar gave the Greyhounds a 3-2 lead before Alex Frost tied the game for San Luis Obispo.
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Neither team could capitalize in overtime.
“We were disappointed to come away with a tie,” Costa said. “Our standards are higher. Last year, if we got a tie we’d be popping the cider bottles, but we’re looking for more this year.”
Pioneer Valley 1, Paso Robles 0
The Panthers pounced on the Bearcats (8-11-2, 2-9 PAC 7) early in the game to score.
San Luis Obispo 5, Atascadero 2
Kiele Argente and Stevie Goo had a goal and an assist each for the Tigers (20-3-2, 9-2).
San Luis Obispo can still claim second place in the PAC 7 if Arroyo Grande beats Righetti on Friday.
“We’re A.G. fans right now,” Tigers coach John Clarke joked. “That’s probably the first time we’ve ever said anything like that.”
Jamie Council started things off for the Greyhounds (5-10, 3-8 PAC 7) by scoring the first goal for Atascadero in the 70th minute.
Atascadero’s Vivianna Cerda scored in the 79th on a header from a free kick by Haley Powers.
Paso Robles 6, Pioneer Valley 0
Krista Broderick scored two goals for Paso Robles (10-10-4, 4-6-1 PAC 7), one that was assisted by Bailey Baker.
Maddy Cline added two more goals for Paso Robles, and Maria Chavez scored once. Paso Robles Camilia Pacheco, who assisted Chavez’s goal, scored the final time.
Paso Robles 54, Pioneer Valley 48
The Bearcats used a 20-10 second quarter to distance themselves from the Panthers. Lonnie Watson finished with a game-high 23 points for Paso Robles (13-11, 5-6 PAC 7), which can tie for fourth in the league standings with a win in its regular-season finale against Nipomo on Friday.
The Bearcats’ Cheyne Hayes and Brandon Todd added 11 and 10 points, respectively.
Jordan Jones carried Pioneer Valley (3-20, 1-9 PAC 7) with 16 points, while Kevin Lodes added 13.
Santa Maria 45, Morro Bay 43
The Pirates lost on a buzzer-beater in their regular-season finale.
Freshman guard Case Bruton led Morro Bay (8-18, 2-10 Los Padres League) with 15 points, while sophomore forward Edward Griley had nine points and nine rebounds.
Kevin Lindgren paced the Saints (6-17, 3-7 LPL) with 14 points.
Cabrillo 70, Templeton 61
Jordan Hattar had a team-high 21 points for Templeton (10-12, 5-6 LPL), which dropped its second narrow decision to league-leading Cabrillo in two weeks.
Dakota Oropeza scored 14 points for Templeton while Daulton Oropeza added nine.
Atascadero 61, San Luis Obispo 32
Raven Taylor scored a game-high 25 points for the Greyhounds (18-3, 10-1 PAC 7).
Shannon Berwick scored 16 for Atascadero, currently tied for first in the league standings with Arroyo Grande.
“We played really good defense, along with everything else, against a very good team,” Atascadero coach Jim Stecher said.
Kaylee Williams was the leading scorer with eight points for the third-place Tigers (13-13, 7-5 PAC 7).
Righetti 46, Nipomo 31
Righetti’s Molly Schlemer, a Cal Poly signee expected to attend in the fall, had a game-high 21 points.
Tessa Underwood led the Titans (0-11 PAC 7) with 10 points.
Morro Bay 67, Santa Maria 16
Aria Johnson led with 12 points for the Pirates (17-6, 10-2 LPL).
Megan Hansen followed with 11 for Morro Bay, which finished second in the LPL. Morro Bay led 19-0 after one quarter.
Cabrillo 44, Templeton 33
Shelbey Dutra and Carly O’Sullivan each scored a game-high seven points for the Eagles (6-16, 2-9 LPL). Katie Koehler had 18 rebounds for Templeton.
Mission Prep 56, Coast Union 22
Playing in her final home game, Stephanie Darosa led the Royals (9-12) with 15 points. Bri Harvey added 12 and Ally Kersthold scored nine for Mission Prep.
Coast Union fell to 4-19.