The Atascadero High softball team continued its strong play at the Lady Driller Tournament in Bakersfield on Friday, finishing pool play undefeated.
In their first game, the defending PAC 7 champion Greyhounds (6-0) defeated Edison 13-1 in four innings. Jill Johnson tossed a complete game with five strikeouts, giving up two hits. Jessie Hufstetler was 3 for 4 with two RBI, and freshman Chandler Haskell was 2 for 2 with three RBI.
In the second game, Atascadero defeated Shafter 17-1 in four innings, with Brigit Godfrey picking up the win. Hufstetler was 3 for 3 with two doubles and five RBI to lead the Greyhounds’ offense. Katie Agostini and Erin Pennington both hit home runs for Atascadero.
The Greyhounds will play their first elimination game at the tournament at 11 a.m. today.
Arroyo Grande 10, Nipomo 0, 5 innings
Jillian Compton had 10 strikeouts in a complete-game win for the Eagles (5-0), and added a 2-for-4 performance at the plate. She scattered four hits and walked two batters.
Kasie Craig was 3 for 3 for Arroyo Grande, while teammates Sydney Gouveia (2 for 3) and Jordan Robinson (2 for 4) also had multi-hit games.
Tessa Underwood had a double for the Titans (1-2).
Pioneer Valley 7, Templeton 0
Freshman Corinne Barto got her first career start for the Eagles, giving up three earned runs.
Danita Hinton was 1 for 3 with a triple for Templeton (0-3).
Orcutt Academy 12, North County Christian 2, 5 innings
The Crusaders couldn’t get their offense going against the Spartans (3-0).
North County Christian pitcher Cheyenne Ricks was 2 for 3 with a run scored for the Crusaders, and her twin sister, MacKenzie, was also 2 for 3.Alexandria Wisberg was 2 for 2 with an RBI and a run scored for North County Christian.
San Luis Obispo-Morro Bay postponement
The tsunami warning in effect Friday caused the game between the Tigers and Pirates to be rescheduled to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Morro Bay.
SWIMMING AND DIVING
GIRLS: Arroyo Grande 192, Righetti 117; BOYS: Righetti 163, Arroyo Grande 151
Amelia Schachter was part of three CIF-Southern Section qualifying times, with one more consideration-worthy time, helping the Eagles win the PAC 7 dual meet.
Schachter had an automatically qualifying time in the 100-yard breaststroke, winning in 1 minute, 9.49 seconds. She also won the 200 individual medley in a consideration-level time of 2:15.89.
She was also a part of the victorious 200 medley relay team, along with Corryn Haynes, Katie Sverchek and Claren Ruth, who had an automatically qualifying time of 1:54.41. The same group earned another automatic postseason time in the 200 freestyle relay in 1:44.21.
On the boys side, the Eagles’ Zach Stevens had a 200 IM qualifying time of 1:59.50. He was also a part of the winning 400 medley relay team, along with Zachary Toomay, Dennis Meffert and Peter Malouf, who posted a postseason consideration-level time of 3:26.82.
Malouf also turned in an individual consideration-worthy time in the 100 breaststroke, winning in 1:03.11.
Arroyo Grande claimed both diving wins. Aly Clelio won for the girls with 155.6 points, and Jake Milbrant won on the boys side with 163.85 points.
BOYS: San Luis Obispo 204, Paso Robles 109; GIRLS: San Luis Obispo 226, Paso Robles 81
The Tigers (3-0, 1-0 PAC 7) had three multi-event winners, including Graham Johnson, who won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:52.85 and the 500 freestyle in 5:10.41.
Alan Peterson won the 100 butterfly in 57.81 and the 100 backstroke in 59.09, and teammate Dom Magliari won the 100 freestyle at 51.59 and the 50 freestyle in 23.38.
San Luis Obispo’s 4x50 freestyle relay team of Jake O’Connor, Zach Flachman, Magliari and Petersen also won, earning a postseason-consideration time of 1:34.33.
Paso Robles’ Colby Thompson won the boys diving with a score of 216.75 points.
Two Tigers girls earned individual postseason consideration. Rachel Hure won the 200 freestyle at 2:03.51, and the 100 backstroke in 1:04.50, and Teagan Griffith won the 100 freestyle in 57.84. Both were part of the winning 200 medley relay squad, along with Jesse Magliari and Clare Duffy, which won in 2:03.93.
Ammid Gritzseld of Paso Robles was the diving winner with a score of 191.35.
San Luis Obispo Tournament
Four local teams competed, with the host Tigers sweeping their first three matches.
San Luis Obispo’s first win came against Nordhoff, 25-19, 25-18. The Tigers continued on to beat Logan, 25-20, 25-20, and Madera South, 25-23, 25-22. Leading in kills for the day for San Luis Obispo were Nick Butier (with 24) and Sam Duval (20). Keilan Meertens tallied 57 assists for the Tigers (7-0).
Arroyo Grande went 2-1, beating Mission Prep, 25-9, 25-11; beating Hueneme 25-17, 25-22; and losing to Bishop Diego 25-22, 23-25, 17-15.Paso Robles (1-5) lost to Morro Bay (25-16, 21-25, 15-9), Oxnard (25-16, 25-23) and St. Margaret (25-17, 25-11).
Mission Prep (1-6) beat Hueneme 25-14, 27-25 and lost to Bishop Diego 25-14, 25-12. Matt Souchek led Mission Prep in kills on the day with 10. Tanner Nelson amassed 31 assists, and Patrick Douglas collected 14 digs.
Teams will compete in another round of pool play today to determine the playoffs.
North County Christian 16, Orcutt Academy 6
Crusaders pitcher Peter Zippi entered the game with two outs in the first inning, and cruised the rest of the way, giving up two hits and two unearned runs. He had three strikeouts in North County Christian’s season opener.
At the plate, Zippi was 2 for 3 with two RBI, two runs scored and three stolen bases.
Tyler Roth was 2 for 4 with a double and two RBI for the Crusaders, and teammate Daniel Honeycutt was 2 for 3 with two RBI and a run scored.
Orcutt Academy 11, Coast Union 7
In a Thursday match, Jose Plasencia and Jordan Woeste won two of their three doubles sets for the Broncos (1-2).