For the second time in two days, the San Luis Obispo High baseball team went into extra innings against Paso Robles on Friday.
But after losing 1-0 in 11 innings Thursday, the Tigers (14-4, 11-2 PAC 7) turned it around, winning the rubber match when R.J. Hassey scored on an error in the bottom of the ninth inning to give San Luis Obispo the 4-3 win and the series victory over the Bearcats.
Marco Murrillo emerged victorious in a pitcher’s duel, striking out nine and not allowing an earned run on seven hits in nine innings.
Mac Stuart gave up four runs on eight hits, striking out six over nine innings in the loss for Paso Robles (12-8, 8-4).
Down 3-2 in the bottom of the seventh, pinch-hitter Dominic Fountain drew a bases-loaded walk to tie the score for the Tigers.
“It’s always a dogfight with them,” San Luis Obispo coach Bobby Ryan said. “It was a huge win for us. We didn’t play well the last two games, so to come out and with the series was a huge accomplishment for us.”
Garrett Giovannelli had two hits and a run scored, Davey Casciola had three hits and a run scored and Murillo added a double for the Tigers.Bailey Gaither had a double, Stuart had three hits and Eli Vargas had two RBI for Paso Robles.
Arroyo Grande 3, Pioneer Valley 2
Mark Moreno hit a two-out, two-run single in the third inning to lift the Eagles over the Panthers.
Kyle Brown pitched six innings, gave up one earned run with three strikeouts and two walks for Arroyo Grande (9-9, 6-5 PAC 7).
Mission Prep 4, Morro Bay 1
Billy Donner pitched six innings, gave up one hit and struck out four as the Royals defeated the Pirates (5-16).
Josh Balaban had a double and two RBI for Mission Prep (7-14).
Coast Union 18, Maricopa 1
Tommy Moreno went 2 for 3 with an RBI as the Broncos (5-9, 5-3 Coast Valley) defeated the Indians.
Paso Robles 5, San Luis Obispo 0
Jenna Wookey tossed a two-hit shutout, Kelly Reynolds had a double and two RBI, and the Bearcats (13-7, 5-4 PAC 7) rolled over the Tigers (10-10, 2-6 PAC 7) in San Luis Obispo.
Carly McCall had a double and one RBI, and Megan Clark added an RBI for Paso Robles.
Morro Bay 16, Mission Prep 0, 5 innings
Haley Lamb had three hits, three runs scored, two RBI and two stolen bases to lead the Pirates (11-8) in the blowout win.
Lamb also picked up the win for Morro Bay, giving up no runs on two hits to go with six strikeouts over 3 2⁄3 innings.
Nipomo 7, Templeton 0
Courtney Cuzick struck out 13 Eagles and allowed only two hits and one walk in pitching the complete-game win for Nipomo (13-8, 7-2 Los Padres League).
Cuzick also walked three times offensively and scored three runs. Gianna Abatti had three hits for Nipomo, Candace Fryckman had two hits, including an RBI double, and Destiny Fryckman had an RBI double.
Templeton fell to 5-15 overall and 3-6 in the LPL.
Coast Union 12, Maricopa 1, 5 innings
Remy Corbett gave up one run on one hit, striking out nine in a five-inning, complete-game win for the Broncos (7-6, 7-1 CVL).
Patty Bucio had a three-run home run, Heather Granada had three hits and three runs scored and Cristi Placencia had two triples and four RBI for Coast Union.
Ojai Valley Tennis Tournament
Arroyo Grande’s Eli Whittle defeated Oxnard’s Ethan Lopez 7-6 (7-4), 6-4 in the Boys 16s USTA Division to advance to the tournament semifinals.
In the Boys 18s CIF Doubles Division, Jordan Hayashi and Derek Lakowske won two matches before falling to the division’s No. 1 seed.
Hayashi and Lakowske defeated Jaime Barajas and Nicholas Koretsky from El Camino Real 6-3, 6-4, and then downed Spencer Pekar, Robert Silvers of Palisades 7-5, 3-6, (10-4), before falling to Drew Dawson and Stefan Menichella from University 6-0, 6-0.
On the girls side, Sophie Whittle defeated Regina Pitts of Los Angeles 4-6, 6-3 (10-5) in the Girls 14s USTA Division to reach the quarterfinals.
SWIMMING AND DIVING
PAC 7 Preliminaries
Arroyo Grande’s Zach Stevens won the boys 200-yard individual medley (1 minute 59.05 seconds, CIF automatic qualifier) and the 100 breaststroke (59.76, CIF automatic) to highlight the boys preliminaries.
Alan Peterson won the 100 freestyle (48.81, CIF consideration) and the 100 backstroke (55.62, CIF consideration) for San Luis Obispo.
The PAC 7 girls qualifying is today at Arroyo Grande.