Trailing 150-147 going into the final race Friday, the San Luis Obispo High boys swimming team won and placed third in the 400-yard freestyle relay to cap a comeback against Arroyo Grande, defeating the Eagles 160-155.
The winning team of Alan Peterson, Eric Erbstoesser, Dom Magliari and Graham Johnson won for the Tigers (4-0) in a time of 3 minutes, 19.97 seconds, automatically qualifying for the CIF-Southern Section postseason. Peterson also won two individual events. He earned postseason consideration in both the 200 freestyle (1:48.41) and 100 backstroke (56.02 seconds). Johnson also earned postseason consideration in two events, the 100 freestyle (49.52) and 500 freestyle (4:51.17).
Kevin Schultz was the top diver, with a score of 173.05 for San Luis Obispo.
On the girls side, Mia Schachter led Arroyo Grande to a 183-132 victory. Schachter automatically qualified for the 50 freestyle (25.09) and 100 butterfly (1:00.89) for the Eagles. She was also the anchor on the automatically-qualifying 200 freestyle relay team, also consisting of Kim Johnson, Katie Sverchek and Kelly O’Sullivan, which won in 1:44.15.
Rachel Hure led the way for San Luis Obispo’s girls, qualifying for the postseason in both the 200 freestyle (2:01.10) and 100 backstroke (1:03.68).
GIRLS: Morro Bay 109, Lompoc 61; BOYS: Morro Bay 90, Lompoc 76
The Pirates swept in the Los Padres League-opening meet.
On the girls side, Kendall Swanson won the 100 breaststroke in a postseason-worthy time of 1:07.2. She also won the 100 butterfly in a season-best time of 1:00.78.
Morro Bay also got two wins from Catalina Hubbard, who posted personal-best times in both the 200 individual medley (2:44.74) and 100 backstroke (1:19.29).
Ari Ball won the 200 freestyle in a personal-best time of 2:32.28.
For the boys, the Pirates’ team of Mac Reinhart, Tyler Fraser, Shane Crockett and Isaac Wilkie won the 200 medley relay in a season-best 1:57.09. Reinhart also picked up a win in the 200 IM in 2:27.80, and Fraser won the 100 free in 54.98 seconds.
BASEBALLArroyo Grande 7, St. Joseph 2
The Eagles’ Jesse Yancosek pitched a complete-game two-hitter with seven strikeouts in the win over the Knights.Jordan Morrison went 3 for 3 with a double, home run and three RBI for Arroyo Grande (5-2, 1-1 PAC 7).
Kyle Raubinger finished 2 for 2 with two doubles and an RBI. Cameron Petetite collected two hits, including a double and two RBI.
Paso Robles 9, Pioneer Valley 4; Paso Robles 12, Pioneer Valley 2
The Bearcats (6-1, 2-1 PAC 7) rolled to two wins in a doubleheader against the Panthers.
Ryan Brockman pitched a complete game and picked up the win in Game 1.
Elias Stokes and Scott Plescia each had three hits. Plescia had two RBI with a double.
Matt Culp won Game 2 for Paso Robles. In that one, Mac Stuart led the Bearcats, going 4 for 5 with three doubles and six RBI. Austin Swank was 3 for 5 with two RBI for Paso Robles.
Righetti 7, Atascadero 2
Scott Kaul tossed six innings, giving up seven runs on four hits in the loss.
Weston Walker was 1 for 3 with an RBI double for the Greyhounds (4-3).
Nipomo 10, Santa Maria 2
Marc Baker pitched five innings, giving up just two hits and one walk to go with seven strikeouts, as the Titans (4-2, 2-0 Los Padres League) beat the Saints.
Baker was also 2 for 2 with two RBI. Dominic Garcia finished 2 for 3 with a double, and A.J. Campos collected two hits for the Titans.
Caruthers at Mission Prep
The game was cancelled because of field conditions. It is unlikely to be rescheduled, according to Mission Prep coach Gerry Detz.
BOYS TENNISAtascadero 14, Righetti 4
Devin Barber, Kyle Barber and Austin Alexander all swept 6-0, 6-0, 6-0 for the Greyhounds in the PAC 7 win.
Coast Union 9, Sierra Pacific
Alan Hernandez didn’t drop a game, winning 6-0, 6-0 as the Broncos (2-4) swept the Golden Bears.
Luis Gonzalez won 6-1, 6-1, and the doubles team of Miles Trevelyan and Kevin Donahue claimed an 8-3 win.
SOFTBALLNipomo 9, Santa Maria 0
Courtney Cuzick gave up just two hits and struck out 17 batters in the shutout as the Titans (6-4) picked up the home win.
Tessa Underwood hit a two-run homer in the first inning, and Ari Hulsizer was 2 for 2 with two RBI for Nipomo.
Atascadero at Paso Robles
The game was cancelled because of field conditions. It has been rescheduled to Monday at Paso Robles at 4 p.m.
Pioneer Valley at Arroyo Grande
The game was postponed to 4 p.m. Monday because of field conditions.