The Mission Prep girls basketball team fell to fourth-seeded Bishop Montgomery of Torrance 81-43 in the opening round of the Southern California regional bracket of the CIF State Division IV Tournament on Tuesday night.
The Royals (22-7), who were added to the regional field after being eliminated in the quarterfinals of the Southern Section divisional playoffs, trailed 25-4 after the first quarter.
“They really took it to us in the first quarter,” Mission Prep coach John Krossa said. “They were much more aggressive than we were and much more athletic.”
Mission Prep fought hard the whole way, scoring in double figures in every quarter after the first.
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“We battled all the way through,” Krossa said. “We fought hard. We were diving on the floor and fighting for loose balls with three minutes left in the game.”
Jenna Dunbar led the Royals with 19 points. Bri Harvey added 12 points and six rebounds.
Cal Poly signee Kristen Ale led Bishop Montgomery with a game-best 24 points.
Paso Robles 4, Lompoc 0
Jenna Wookey tossed a no-hitter for the Bearcats (3-1).
A sophomore, Wookey struck out nine Braves batters and walked three.
Wookey was also 1 for 2 with a double and an RBI. Amanda Searcy had a 2-for-3 game for Paso Robles with a double and a home run, while teammate Kellie Reynolds also had a double.
San Luis Obispo 4, Santa Ynez 0
Tigers sophomore standout Andrea Reynolds pitched a complete game with 17 strikeouts, giving up three hits and walking two Pirates.Selene Houlis was 3 for 3 for San Luis Obispo (2-0), and Samantha Rivas had two RBI.
Atascadero 14, Morro Bay 4, 5 innings
Jessie Hufstetler led the Greyhounds (2-0) with three hits, one of which was a two-run home run.
Atascadero’s Jill Johnson pitched a complete game, giving up just six hits.
Morro Bay’s Jordan Martinez had a two-run homer in the loss.
Arroyo Grande 10, Santa Maria 0, 5 innings
Mackenzie Stoner went 2 for 3 with three RBI as the Eagles (4-0) rolled over the Saints.
Jill Compton made the start for Arroyo Grande and went three innings with eight strikeouts. Maurisa Dominguez relieved her and pitched two-hit ball over the last two innings.
Alexa Wetmore was 3 for 3 with a double for Arroyo Grande.
Nipomo 26, Coast Union 0, 5 innings
Tessa Underwood hit for the cycle, going 5 for 5 with six RBI for the Titans.
Courtney Cuzick had five strikeouts for Nipomo (1-1) in two innings before Ashley Ruiz came on to strike out six in the final three innings.
Cuzick was also 3 for 5 with five runs scored.
Righetti 9, Templeton 2
Katie Koehler went 2 for 3 with a double for the Eagles as they lost to the Warriors.
Mission Prep-Pioneer Valley postponement
The Royals were unable to field their full team because of the girls basketball squad being selected for the regional tournament.
The nonleague game against the Panthers is expected to be made up at a date to be determined.
Arroyo Grande 3, Santa Barbara 0
Jesse Yancosek threw a four-hit shutout, striking out five batters to lead the Eagles (2-0) to a victory over the Dons (2-1), who came into the game ranked No. 2 in the latest Southern Section Division 2 poll.
Cal Poly signee Colton Haynes had an RBI for the Eagles in the first inning, and Jordan Morrison added an RBI double down the right-field line.
San Luis Obispo 10, Cabrillo 2
Sean Mullen pitched five innings of two-run, three-hit ball for the Tigers (2-0). Mullen gave up no earned runs, just one walk and had seven strikeouts.
Nick Niles was 2 for 3 with three RBI, with teammate Dakota Wells picking up three hits with an RBI.
Atascadero 6, Santa Ynez 1
Scott Kaul tossed a complete game, allowing one run on four hits while striking out five. Kaul also went 2 for 3 at the plate with an RBI.Bryce Evans was also 2 for 3 for the Greyhounds (1-1), with two RBI.
Mission Prep 13, Santa Maria 5
The Royals (2-0) received five solid innings from Anthony Bosshardt, who gave up one run on three hits with six strikeouts. Trevor Fernandez was 2 for 4 with two RBI to lead Mission Prep.
Righetti 12, Morro Bay 1
Sam Labrecque was 2 for 3 for Morro Bay.
Pioneer Valley 6, Templeton 2
Michael Frigon was 2 for 2 for Templeton with a double, two walks and scored both Eagles’ runs.
San Luis Obispo 3, Morro Bay 0
The Tigers (3-0) stayed on a roll, beating the Pirates 25-9, 25-11, 25-12.
Nick Butier had 12 kills to lead San Luis Obispo, and Keilan Meertens tallied 29 assists.
For Morro Bay, Marcus Zorovich had five kills.
Pioneer Valley 3, Mission Prep 1
The Royals (0-3) fell 25-10, 25-27, 25-11, 25-19.
Chris Salvini led Mission Prep with seven kills, and Tanner Nelson had 18 assists Patrick Douglas had 11 digs for the Royals.
BOYS SWIMMING AND DIVING
San Luis Obispo 123, Santa Ynez 62
In their first dual meet of the season, the Tigers (1-0) beat the Pirates in a nonleague matchup.
Including a relay, San Luis Obispo’s
Eric Erbstoesser was a part of three wins. He won the 200-yard freestyle in 1 minute, 52.03 seconds, and the 500 freestyle in 5:01.07.
Also with two individual wins for the Tigers was Alan Peterson, who won the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke in 56.55 and 59.54 seconds, respectively.
In diving, Kevin Schultz of San Luis Obispo won with a score of 183.25.
San Marcos 12, Arroyo Grande 6
The Eagles’ top two singles players each took two of three sets in the loss.
Sean Hollister went 6-0, 6-1, 5-7 for Arroyo Grande (2-1), while teammate Eli Whittle was 6-1, 6-0, 3-6.
Jordan Hayashi also picked up a singles win for the Eagles, and Danny Williams and Evan Lange had a win in doubles.
Templeton 14, Coast Union 4
Austin Harrington led the way for the Eagles, winning all three singles matches, 6-0, 6-1, 6-0.
Matt Murray was also undefeated on the day for the Eagles, winning 6-2, 6-2, 6-0.
The doubles team of Dennis Diener and Nick Taron went 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 to lead the Broncos (1-1).
Morro Bay 243, Coast Union 342
Willie McGonagill earned medalist honors for the Pirates, shooting a 6-over 41 for nine holes at Morro Bay Golf Course.
Spencer Chamberlain carded a 45 for Morro Bay (4-2).
The Greyhounds won a three-school competition against the Royals and the Eagles at par-72 Chalk Mountain Golf Course.
The scores for Templeton and Mission Prep were incomplete. Atascadero had an adjusted total of 378.
Randy Armas shot a 70 for the Greyhounds. Teammates Casey West and Austin Jensen carded 74 and 75, respectively.
Nipomo 224, Pioneer Valley 265
Steve Canales was the medalist for the Titans (2-3), shooting a 4-over 40 for none holes at Monarch Dunes. Alex Mueller shot a 41, and Jacob Camacho a 43 for Nipomo.
All-star game selections
Selections from Arroyo Grande and Nipomo were named for the FCA All-Star Football Classic, which will be held June 4 at Pioneer Valley.
For the Eagles, defensive back Garrett Coleman, linebacker Aaron Ley and offensive lineman Griffin Soto were initial selections; additional Eagles will be named in the near future.
For the Titans, the selections were offensive lineman Jerardo Torres, defensive lineman Chris Reed, receiver Micah DeBruno and fullback Devonte Jackson.