In a matchup of two of the best singles players in the PAC 7 on Thursday, Eli Whittle came up big for Arroyo Grande High, edging Atascadero’s Devin Barber 7-6 (7-2) to clinch the 11-7 team win for the Eagles.
Whittle had won his previous two sets 6-0, 6-0, and Barber won 6-3, 6-0.
The Eagles (6-1, 3-0 PAC 7) played particularly well in doubles, winning six of the nine sets, with their only losses coming to the Greyhounds’ doubles tandem of Kyle Barber and Zac Haskell, who went 6-1, 6-4, 6-0.
San Luis Obispo 14, Paso Robles 4The Tigers swept the Bearcats in doubles to secure the win.
The No. 1 duo of Adrian Angulo and Mason Hansen won 6-1, 6-0, 6-0.
Coco Angulo went 6-1, 1-6, 6-0 for the Tigers, with teammate Shahrukh Syed also earning two victories in singles play, going 6-7, 6-0, 6-1.
BOYS SOCCERAll-divisional honors
Arroyo Grande’s Morgan Wack and Mario Herrera were named to the all-CIF Southern Section Division 5 first team Thursday, Eagles coach Brad Bowdey said, with teammate Christian Garcia selected for third-team honors.
Wack and Garcia have also both been selected to play in a regional senior all-star game at Occidental College on Saturday.
BASEBALLPaso Robles 8, Morro Bay 0
Mac Stuart, a junior for the Bearcats (4-0), had a six-inning no-hitter going before Justin Sly came on to relieve him in the seventh.
Stuart walked six batters and had four strikeouts.
“He had a good fastball today,” Paso Robles coach Derek Stroud said.
Stuart added a 2-for-4 day at the plate, and scored two runs.
Scott Plescia was 2 for 3 with two RBI for Paso Robles.
Templeton 3, Atascadero 0
Eagles junior right-hander Evan Peterson threw a four-hit shutout to lead Templeton (5-3) to the road win against the Greyhounds (3-2).
Peterson was also 1 for 3 with an RBI. Michael Frigon was 1 for 2 with two runs scored, and Alex Kotheimer and Tyler Kollmann had the other two RBI.
Cabrillo 5, Arroyo Grande 3
Cabrillo tacked on two runs in the top of the seventh inning to take the lead. Arroyo Grande (4-1) ended up leaving a man on base in the bottom of the inning.
Santa Ynez 7, San Luis Obispo 3
Despite getting 10 hits, the Tigers couldn’t string together many runs against the Pirates.
San Luis Obispo had four players with two-hit games: Louie Summer, Connor O’Hare, Nick Niles and Max Sensenbach.
Righetti 2, Nipomo 0
Titans pitcher Marc Baker gave up three hits in the complete-game loss.
For Nipomo (2-2), Ryan McNeil was the top hitter, going 2 for 2.
BOYS GOLFMission Prep 298, Orcutt Academy 303
The Royals snuck by the Spartans as they played nine holes at par-35 Dairy Creek.
The Royals’ Robbie Schutt was the medalist with a 49. Jedd Hasay followed him with a 52.
PAC 7 Tournament
Righetti’s Macgregor Hoobery was the medalist with a 3-under 69 at Cypress Ridge Golf Course.
Both Mitch Martin and Rik Mersai shot a 76 for Arroyo Grande, and the Eagles’ Doug Merrin, Atascadero’s Austin Jensen, and San Luis Obispo’s Adam Zakaria all carded 77s.
Arroyo Grande won the team title with a score of 388, Righetti was second with 402, San Luis Obispo third with a 411, Atascadero fourth at 423, and Paso Robles sixth at 494.
Los Padres League Tournament
Both Alex Mueller of Nipomo and Dakota Zavala of Santa Ynez were the medalists, shooting 10-over 82s at La Purisima Golf Course.
Steve Canales placed second with an 83 for the Titans.
Santa Ynez won the team title with a score of 438. Morro Bay placed third at 461, Templeton was fourth at 482, and Nipomo was fifth at 484.
SOFTBALLNipomo 3, Pioneer Valley 2; Nipomo 4, Pioneer Valley 2
Courtney Cuzick guided the Titans in both games of their doubleheader against the Panthers.
In Game 1, Cuzick pitched a compete game, giving up three hits and two unearned runs, with 11 strikeouts. She also helped herself, going 2 for 3 with two runs scored.
Tessa Underwood had the only extra-base hit of the game, going 1 for 3 with an RBI triple.
Cuzick cruised in the second game as well, going seven innings and giving up one earned run and five hits with 12 strikeouts.Destiny Fryckman was the best offensively, going 2 for 2 with a run scored.
Paso Robles 8, Morro Bay 0; Paso Robles 6, Morro Bay 2
In the first game, Bearcats pitcher Jenna Wookey tossed a complete-game three-hitter, striking out nine batters and walking three. Kellie Reynolds was 2 for 4, Carly McCall was 2 for 3 with two RBI, and Jennifer Hernandez was 2 for 3 with a double and an RBI for Paso Robles (5-4).
In game two, Megan Clark picked up the win in four innings, giving up one run, striking out six, and walking three.
Reynolds was 2 for 3, Alexa Munoz was 2 for 4 with an RBI, and Clark was 3 for 4 with an RBI.
Amanda Searcy also pitched three innings in relief, giving up one run and striking out two.
TRACK AND FIELDBOYS: Paso Robles 74, Santa Maria 63; GIRLS: Paso Robles 118, Santa Maria 4
Bo Bonnheim was a double event winner for the Bearcats boys, and Tess Rountree claimed three individual events for the Paso Robles girls.
Bonnheim won the shot put at 49 feet, 1 inch, and the discus at 137-8. Zander Souza won the 800 meters in 2 minutes, 2 seconds and came in second in the 400 at 53.6 seconds.
Rountree took wins in the 400 at 1:02.1, high jump at 5 feet and shot put at 35-10.
Crystal Perez won the 110 hurdles in 18.8 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 54.2. Elle Bernal was another two-event winner with a long jump of 14-5 and triple jump of 28-8.
BOYS: Arroyo Grande 87, Atascadero 49; GIRLS: Arroyo Grande 22.5, Atascadero 10.5
For Arroyo Grande’s boys, the winners included Garrett Weinreich, who won the shot put with a throw of 47-11, and Uriel Mendoza, who won the 400 with a time of 50.37 seconds.
For Atascadero, Noah Tillmann won the 1,600 in 4:55, and Deonte Barnes won the 200 in 23.29 seconds.
For the girls, Arroyo Grande’s Alexandra Mero won the high jump at a height of 5-2, and Nadine Reed won the 100 in 12.95 seconds.
BOYS: San Luis Obispo 73, St. Joseph 63; GIRLS: San Luis Obispo 97, St. Joseph 39
Abrianna Torres led the way for the Tigers girls, winning three events on the day. Torres won the 100 hurdles with a time of 14.9 seconds, the 300 hurdles in 47.8, and the long jump with a distance of 17-8 1⁄4. Mikaylah Williams won the 400 in 1:02.5 and the 200 in 26.5 seconds for San Luis Obispo.
For the San Luis Obispo boys, Spencer Lemons won both the high jump (5-8) and the triple jump (40-3.25), and Seamus Land won the 800 (2:05) and the 3,000 (9:34).
BOYS: Nipomo 99, Morro Bay 37; GIRLS: Nipomo 96, Morro Bay 40
Ryan Wheat paced the Pirates, winning the high jump at 6 feet and the triple jump at 39-1.
In the girls meet, Nipomo’s Cristina Ozzimo led the Titans with two wins in the 100 (13.02 seconds) and the 200 (29.62).
Nipomo’s Gracie Albano won the 1,600 (5:43.67) and the 800 (2:39.99); Amber Britt won the long jump (16-3), the high jump (5-2) and the pole vault (9-9); and Heather Hawes set a school record in the shot put at 40-5 1⁄2.
BOYS VOLLEYBALLSt. Joseph 3, Mission Prep 0
The Royals (0-6) lost 25-13, 25-19, 25-13. Chris Salvini and Matt Souchek tied for the team lead in kills with four each.