The Arroyo Grande High baseball team completed a five-run rally in the seventh inning to force Pioneer Valley into extra innings before falling 8-7 in eight innings to fall out of first place in PAC 7 play Tuesday.
Glenwood Lewis had two hits and two driven in for the Eagles (15-4, 7-3), who now trail Paso Robles by one-half game.
Mitchell Hollingsworth was 2 for 3 with a run scored for Arroyo Grande.
Atascadero 3, Righetti 1
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Atascadero (12-10, 6-7 PAC 7) had 12 hits in the win.
Luke Allen hit a triple for Atascadero, and Bryce Cherry was 2 for 4 with two doubles for the Greyhounds (12-10, 6-7 PAC 7).
Spencer Ruggles and Scott Kaul were each 2 for 3 for the Greyhounds, and Mitchell Angeloni and Weston Walker were 2 for 4.
Kenny Block gave up six hits, one unearned run struck out three for Atascadero.
St. Joseph 8, Templeton 7
Templeton (6-11, 2-6 Los Padres League) held a 7-4 lead until the bottom of the fifth inning when St. Joseph hit a three-run homer to tie it.
Jonah Yamagata, Nolan Hildebrand and Dan Wheeler each added two hits apiece for the Eagles.
St. Joseph came back with another solo home run in the sixth inning to pull ahead of Templeton by a run and held on for the victory.
Mission Prep 4, Morro Bay 3
Kevin Laird pitched 41⁄3 innings, striking out six and giving up two earned runs and added a triple at the plate.
Anthony Bosshardt got the win in 22⁄3 innings of relief after he struck out three.
North County Christian’s home game with Maricopa was rescheduled to 3:30 today because of rain.
Righetti 5, San Luis Obispo 0
San Luis Obispo (11-11, 2-6 PAC 7) had as many hits (three) as errors.
Kelli Lewelling, Kerri Jacobs-Kelley and Jessica Ybarra each hit a single for San Luis Obispo.
Andrea Reynolds gave up seven hits and had five strikeouts and walked one for San Luis Obispo.
St. Joseph 4, Templeton 3
Templeton (4-4 LPL) took an early 2-0 lead but was unable to hold it against St. Joseph.
Coastal Christian 15, Valley Christian 14, 4 innings
Sevelyn Van Ronk was 4 for 4, and Koral Wright hit a grand slam for Coastal Christian, which won despite committing five errors and walking 12 batters.
Cheyenne Bartlett was 2 for 2 with a double and five RBI for the Conquerors (7-4 Coast Valley League).
Pioneer Valley 2, Arroyo Grande 1
No information was provided.
The game between Paso Robles and Atascadero has been rescheduled to today at 4 p.m. at Atascadero High School.
North County Christian’s game with Maricopa was suspended because of rain and will be continued this afternoon. The Crusaders lead 5-1 in the third inning.
Mission Prep’s game at Coast Union was cancelled.
San Luis Obispo 15, Pioneer Valley 3
James Campbell had three singles sweeps for the Tigers (9-7, 8-1 PAC 7).
Coco Angulo also swept for San Luis Obispo, as did the doubles team of Zach Hutlein and Blake Nicholson.
Atascadero 10, Nipomo 0
Aaron Bickel, Austin Alexander and Connor Sima swept 6-0 in their win over Nipomo.
Atascadero (7-4, 6-3 PAC 7) dropped just five games.
The PAC 7 match between Paso Robles and Arroyo Grande was postponed to this afternoon.
SWIMMING AND DIVING
Boys: San Luis Obispo 217, Paso Robles 87
Erik Holtz was a four-event winner for the San Luis Obispo boys (6-1, 5-1 PAC 7).
Holtz won the boys 50 free in 23.48 seconds, the 100 butterfly in 57.98 and was the leadoff leg on the boys 200 free relay, which won in 1:37 and the boys 200 medley relay winning in 1:47.
Ethan Merritt won the boys diving with 240.3 points for San Luis Obispo, Eric Erbstoesser won the boys 500 freestyle with a season-best time of 4:56 and teammate Robert Hure followed with a season best time of 4:59.
On the girls side, Rachel Hure won the 200 free (2:03.99), the 100 butterfly (1:05.15) and was on the winning medley relay team (2:05.13).
Kara Logan won the girls diving with a mark of 142.40.
Girls team scores were unavailable.
Girls: Arroyo Grande 194, Nipomo 102
Mia Schachter set a school record in the 200 individual medley, finishing in 2 minutes, 12.68 seconds but was bested by Nipomo’s Bekah Corbin, who won in 2:11.49.
Arroyo Grande’s Claren Ruth won two events, including the 500 free (5:42.95). She also swam a leg on the 200 medley relay team which had a season-best time of 1:55.14.
Paso Robles 3, Nipomo 2
Paso Robles (5-6, 3-4 PAC 7) battled for a five-set win against Nipomo, 25-13, 20-25, 23-25, 25-12, 15-11 at home.
Cheyne Hayes led with 23 kills, 15 assists and seven blocks for the Bearcats and Kodie Redongo had 27 assists and 11 kills.
San Luis Obispo 3, Righetti 1
Despite losing the first game, San Luis Obispo (18-2, 7-0 PAC 7) came back to win 23-25, 25-22, 25-16, 25-20 to keep the Tigers undefeated in league.
Nick Butier had 22 kills, and Jeremy Cleere added 29 digs for San Luis Obispo while Keilan Meertens had 45 assists.
Arroyo Grande 3, Pioneer Valley 0
The Eagles (11-3, 7-1 PAC 7) stayed on track for Thursday’s rematch with San Luis Obispo, winning 25-15, 25-16, 25-15.
Sean Reed had a match-high eight kills and Hairold Lopez added five kills and five blocks for Arroyo Grande.
San Luis Obispo 394, Paso Robles 469
San Luis Obispo’s Joseph Zakaria won medalist honors after shooting at 76 at San Luis Obispo Country Club.
Three other Tigers shot under 80, including Tyler Anderson (78), Adam Zakaria (78) and Parker Irving (79).
Paso Robles was led by Wes Levanduski’s 83.