Rosters were announced Tuesday for the upcoming Kiwanis Central Coast All-Star Basketball Spectacular.
The games, which place senior boys and girls from San Luis Obispo County against northern Santa Barbara County counterparts, will be held Sunday at Allan Hancock College.
The girls game will get under way at 3 p.m., with a 3-point shooting contest scheduled for halftime. A boys 3-point contest will then follow at about 5 p.m., before the boys game itself. A slam-dunk contest is planned for halftime of the boys game, which is expected to start at about 5:30 p.m.General admission is $8, and $4 for students and children.
The North’s boys roster includes Ryan Echols and Andrew Hogue from Arroyo Grande, Troy Norris and Sean Slavin of Atascadero, Eddie Salazar from Coast Union, Sam Cowitz and Arthur Lane of Mission Prep, Carlo Green from Morro Bay, Jake Murray, Adam White and Richard Curl of Paso Robles, and Steve Sainsbury and Michael Hansen from San Luis Obispo.
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On the girls side, the North squad is comprised of Atascadero’s Alyssa Palma and Shannon Berwick, Coastal Christian’s Grace Napier, Morro Bay’s Megan Hansen, Nipomo’s Tessa Underwood, Paso Robles’ Chelsea Kuhns, San Luis Obispo’s Malie Guy, and Templeton’s Katie Hunter, Katie Koehler and Carly O’Sullivan.
SLO all-stars announced
Two more all-star selections from San Luis Obispo for the upcoming FCA Central Coast All-Star Football Game were announced.
The Tigers will have offensive lineman Ryan Coburn and defensive lineman Gregg Wright play in the game, which will be held June 4 at Pioneer Valley High.
All the proceeds from the event will go to benefit local high school football programs.
Three county players were named to the all-CIF Southern Section teams.
In Division 3, Nipomo senior forward Eric Pulido was chosen, and in Division 5, Arroyo Grande senior midfielder Morgan Wack and Eagles teammate Mario Herrera, a junior defender, were also selected.
Atascadero 8, Righetti 3
The Greyhounds (4-2) were trailing 3-2 in the sixth inning of the PAC 7 opener Tuesday, when the Warriors walked six batters, hit another and gave up a two-run single to Weston Walker.
Walker finished 4 for 4, Tanner Thompson batted 2 for 4 with one RBI, and Austin Cook was 2 for 3 and scored twice.
St. Joseph 5, Arroyo Grande 3
Cal Poly signee Colton Haynes struck out six, but the Eagles (4-2, 0-1 PAC 7) fell at home in their first league action of the year. Mitchell Hollingsworth was 2 for 3 with a two-run homer, a double, and two runs scored for Arroyo Grande.
Pioneer Valley 4, Paso Robles 1
Mac Stuart threw a complete game, giving up four runs, six hits, and striking out seven, but Paso Robles (4-1, 0-1 PAC 7) fell in its first league game of the season.
Angel Gonzalez was 1 for 3 with a double, and Matt Culp was 1 for 3 with an RBI to lead the Bearcats.
Nipomo 3, Morro Bay 2
Ryan McNeil gave up three hits in the complete-game victory, striking out 14 batters as the Titans (3-2, 1-0 Los Padres League) won their league opener.
Joe Gutshall had two hits, and Kenton Garl doubled for Nipomo.
Templeton 5, Santa Ynez 4
Alex Kotheimer threw four innings of one-run ball in relief to pick up the win for the Eagles (6-3, 1-0 LPL). Kotheimer also hit an RBI double, a single and scored a run.
Evan Peterson pitched a scoreless ninth to earn the save. Spencer Macomber had two hits and two RBI, and Tyler Kollmann had two hits and the game-winning RBI for Templeton.
Coast Union 4, Valley Christian 2
Garrett LeMilliere threw six innings and struck out seven in the Broncos’ first Coast Valley League victory, their first win of the season.Quinten Raethke pitched a scoreless seventh for the save. Alex Wolfe was 3 for 4, and Matt Sanford was 2 for 4 for the Broncos (1-5, 1-0 CVL).
Atascadero 3, San Luis Obispo 0
Laura Gorman had an RBI single, and Erin Pennington hit a two-run double — all in the sixth inning — to help give pitcher Jill Johnson and the Greyhounds (10-1) a victory in the PAC 7 opener against the Tigers (4-1).
Jessie Hufstetler did not drive in a run, but it was a two-out intentional walk to the Central Coast’s RBI leader that helped set the table in the deciding inning.
Johnson struck out two and allowed two hits in the complete game.
Morro Bay 3, Nipomo 1
Marissa Tabares gave up one unearned run, three hits, and struck out three in the complete-game win for Morro Bay (4-7, 1-0 LPL). Jordan Martinez was 2 for 4 with a home run and two runs scored for the Pirates.
Titans pitcher Courtney Cuzick also threw a complete game in the loss, giving up six hits and striking out 18 for Nipomo (5-4, 0-1 LPL).
Paso Robles 4, Pioneer Valley 1 (9 innings)
Jenna Wookey threw a complete game in the win, striking out six and walking one as the Bearcats (6-4, 1-0 PAC 7) won in extra frames.
Wookey also went 3 for 5 at the plate with two RBI.
Carly McCall was 2 for 4 with an RBI, and Megan Clark was 2 for 4 with a double for Paso Robles. All five runs came in the ninth inning.
Righetti 8, Arroyo Grande 7 (9 innings)
Jillian Compton gave up seven runs in 2 1/3 innings, striking out four in the loss for Arroyo Grande (6-3, 0-1 PAC 7).
Moriah Vargas was 2 for 5 with a three-run double, Sydney Gouveia was 3 for 5 with three RBI and Jordan Robinson was 2 for 3 for the Eagles.
Valley Christian 11, Coast Union 1
The Broncos (0-5, 0-1 CVL) outhit the Lions 4-2, but could not make up for four devastating errors.
Coast Union shortstop Cristina Plasencia batted 2 for 2 and scored the Broncos’ lone run.
Arroyo Grande 10, San Luis Obispo 8
Eli Whittle won 6-2, 6-0, 6-0, Sean Hollister won 6-2, 6-3, 6-0, Jordan Hayashi won 6-4, 6-7 (3-7), 6-0, and the Eagles (7-1, 4-0) took sole possession of first place with the victory. The doubles team of Evan Lange and Danny Williams won 0-6, 7-6 (9-7), 6-1 for Arroyo Grande.
For San Luis Obispo (3-1 PAC 7), the doubles team of Adrian Angulo and Mason Hansen won 6-1, 6-3, 6-0.
Atascadero 12, St. Joseph 6
Devin Barber never dropped a game, winning 6-0, 6-0, 6-0, and Austin Alexander swept 6-4, 6-1, 6-1 as the Greyhounds (3-3) cruised.
The doubles team of Kyle Barber and Zac Haskell swept 6-3, 6-1, 6-0 for Atascadero.
Arroyo Grande 400, San Luis Obispo 418
Arroyo Grande’s Mitch Martin shot a 3-over 75 to medal at San Luis Obispo Country Club. Doug Merrin shot a 79, and Fredrik Stenson, Rik Mersai and Josh Schneider all carded an 82 for the Eagles.Adam Zakaria was the low scorer for San Luis Obispo (3-1, 1-1) with an 80, and both Parker Irving and Kush Sikand put up 83 for the Tigers.
Arroyo Grande 3, Santa Ynez 1
Danny Meritt had eight kills and four blocks, and Kevin Glass added four kills and 35 assists as the Eagles (2-1) got back on the winning track in their final tune-up before starting PAC 7 play next week.
Arroyo Grande won the first two sets 25-21 and 26-4 before the Pirates stole a 25-23 victory in the third. The Eagles, who also got four aces from
Austin Robinson and four kills from Andrew Midyett, finished off the fourth set 25-22.
Morro Bay 3, Mission Prep 1
Carson Szarek had 19 assists, and Edward Griley had 10 kills and three blocks as the Pirates (2-5) earned a 25-17, 25-20, 25-27, 25-21 win over Mission Prep (2-12).
Noah Galicia had five kills and three blocks, Marcus Zorovich had five kills, and Scott Milligan had six kills for Morro Bay.
For the Royals, Cole Parkinson had three aces and six kills, Chris Salvini had six kills, and Tanner Nelson had 24 assists.
Dos Pueblos 3, San Luis Obispo 0
The Tigers (11-3) were swept 25-22, 25-21, 25-19 on the road. Sam Duval had 14 kills, and Keilan Meertens had 21 assists for San Luis Obispo.