After falling behind by 13 at the end of the first quarter at the Ruth Doser Tournament, Mission Prep rallied back behind Bri Harvey’s 17 points and eight rebounds to beat Garces 51-48 on Friday night.
Harvey went 11 for 12 from the free throw line for the Royals (3-0), connecting on two with four seconds to go to extend the Royals lead to three.
“Our kids showed showed resilience,” Mission Prep coach John Krossa said. “We played phenomenal in the fourth quarter and shut them down. Shooting 85 percent from the free throw line is going to win a lot of games.”
Jenna Dunbar had 15 points and six assists and Kaylee Williams added 11 points for the Royals.
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More from the Ruth Doser TournamentTempleton 53, Paso Robles 41
Mari Stewart had a double-double with 12 points and 18 rebounds, and Marissa Torres scored 19 points to lead Templeton (2-1) over Paso Robles (1-2).
Amani White had 13 points and Molly Donovan had 10 for the Bearcats. Paso Robles plays Nipomo today and Templeton plays Atascadero.
Independence 45, Atascadero 41
Mary Kate Evans had 16 points and 12 rebounds, and Emily Boege had six points and 12 rebounds for the Greyhounds (0-2).
Santa Maria 45, Nipomo 42
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Cartwright Elk Grove TournamentSan Luis Obispo 32, Elk Grove 29
The Tigers (1-2) defeated the host Thundering Herd in the semifinals in Elk Grove.
Jessica Judge scored eight points, Christine Freberg scored seven and Erica Chandler scored six to lead San Luis Obispo to tits first win of the season.
The Tigers will play the winner of the matchup between Churchill County and Franklin in the consolation final today at 12:30 p.m.
Marin Catholic TournamentArroyo Grande 64, Moureau Catholic 38
Heather Madrigal scored 15 points to lead the Eagles (1-1) to a semifinal victory in Kentfield.
Lindsey Wolf scored 13 and Brianna Flood and Emma Weinreich each scored 12 for Arroyo Grande.
The Eagles will face host Marin Catholic in the consolation final at 5 p.m. tonight.
Nonleague playCrean Lutheran 25, Coastal Christian 23
Roni Garrison scored seven points and Sevelyn VanRonk and Amy Arnold each scored five in the loss for the Conquerors (0-1).
BOYS BASKETBALLTed Harding InvitationalMorro Bay 65, Tamalpais 53>/h3>
The Pirates won in their quarterfinal matchup in Morro Bay.
Bryce Owens scored 20 points, 18 on 3-pointers, to go with six rebounds and four assists for the Pirates (2-1), who also received strong games from Marcus Zorovich (14 points, nine rebounds, four assists) and Scott Milligan (15 rebounds, two points).
Morro Bay advances to play Villa Park of Orange County in the semifinals today.
Atascadero 70, Pioneer Valley 39
Atascadero won behind Connor Kim’s 15 points.
After leading by eight points after the first quarter, the Greyhounds opened up a 20-point lead after holding the Panthers to just four points in the second quarter, and Pioneer Valley never recovered.
Nevada Union 66, Paso Robles 23
Paso Robles (1-2) will play the loser of Friday’s Chavez-Santa Maria game today.
Santa Clarita TournamentProvidence Hall 69, North Cty Christian 67, OT
Despite falling behind by as many as 12 points in the first quarter, the Crusaders’ fourth-quarter surge closed the gap to three before Dan Katches netted a 3-pointer at the buzzer to send the game into overtime.
But Providence Hall answered with its own last-second shot in overtime to clinch the victory.
Austin Boggan led the Crusaders with 22 points while Keelan Willison added 15.
BOYS SOCCERCats and Hounds Tournament
Paso Robles went 2-0 on the first day of the tournament with a 2-0 victory over Orcutt Academy and a 3-0 victory over Dos Pueblos. Bearcats keeper Jesus Gil shutout both opponents recording five saves for the day.
San Luis Obispo defeated Nipomo 5-1 in its first game of the tournament with a pair of goals from both Paul Sullivan and Matthew Connely, while Trevor James added one. Despite taking a 2-0 lead in their second game, with goals from Connely in the ninth and 15th minute, the Tigers could not hold on and fell to Golden Valley 4-2.
Atascadero also split its matches with a 3-1 victory over Greenfield with goals from David Ramirez, Roberto Orozco, and Raul Lopez, and a 5-0 loss to Mayfair.
Arroyo Grande finished in a 1-1 draw with Lompoc in its first match with a goal from Will Stump. In their second game, the Eagles lost to Santiago High School 2-1 with a goal from Christian Chora.
Mission Prep lost to St. Joseph 4-2 and lost to Ventura 8-1. Ban Haggard and Nigel Anderson scored versus St. Joseph and John Furphy tallied the lone goal against Ventura.
GIRLS SOCCERMission Prep 1 Madera 0; Mission Prep 1 Kerman 0
The Royals (3-0) played a doubleheader in the first day of the Kamanski Classic in Fresno. Mission Prep won its first game on a second half goal by Victoria Gill, assisted by Kelley Scharlach.
In the second game, Scarlett Harris scored a first-half goal that was assisted by Jessa Culver, and it proved to be enough to hold on for the win. Grace Oeser and Ella Moberg split time at goalie in both games, combining for two shutouts. The Royals play in the semifinals today at 11:40 a.m.
GIRLS WATER POLONewbury Park Tournament
San Luis Obispo went 0-2 on the first day of the tournament in close decisions to Louisville, 9-7, and Thousand Oaks, 8-7.
The Tigers’ Elizabeth Waddell led the team in scoring in both games with three and four goals respectively.