The Paso Robles High boys and girls cross country teams won their races at the Mt. San Antonio Cross Country Invitational on Friday, with the boys team placing five runners in the top 11 in an impressive showing.
In Race 12, Paso Robles scored 39 points, and El Capitan was second with 51. Los Altos was a distant third with 96 points.
Aiden Farrell was fourth overall to pace the Bearcats boys, finishing the three-mile race in 16 minutes, 16 seconds. Matthew Kwiat-kowski was seventh (16:24), Kyle Ravera was eighth (16:25), Noah Yoshida was ninth (16:28) and Zachary Chamberlain was 11th (16:35) for Paso Robles.
Daniel Gomez of El Capitan was the individual winner in 15:53.
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The Bearcats girls also won, placing two runners in the top 10 and four in the top 20 in Race 16. Paso Robles scored 50 points to 74 for runner-up Oakmont. Lutheran was third with 86.
Ashley Davis was fourth (20:11) to lead Paso Robles. Amanda Schults was 10th (20:58), Angela Sandoval was 12th (21:05) and Danica Boggs was 16th (21:31) for the Bearcats.
In Race 29, the Templeton boys placed fourth, and Nipomo placed ninth.
Nick Landy was fifth (16:48) for the Eagles, and Alex Hascall placed sixth (16:49) for the Titans.
The Templeton girls placed 10th in Race 42, a sweepstakes race, led by Veronica Russell, who placed 12th (19:11).
Kyra Meko placed fourth (19:46), and Gracie Albano placed seventh (20:28) for the fourth-place Nipomo girls in Race 33.
The Mission Prep girls placed eighth in Race 35, and the Royals boys placed 10th in Race 31.
Karina Torres was 13th (21:38) for the Mission Prep girls, and Jack Mooney was ninth (17:20) for the boys.
In Race 46, another girls sweepstakes race, San Luis Obispo placed 11th. Olivia Carmo placed 17th (18:56) for the Tigers.
The San Luis Obispo boys placed 18th in their sweepstakes race, paced by Josh Ernst, who finished 19th (15:51).
The Atascadero boys placed 22nd in Race 15.
BOYS WATER POLO
Peninsula 8, Arroyo Grande 6
The Eagles (11-7 PAC 7) fell to Peninsula in their first game at the El Segundo Tournament.
David Vitt, Nick Chapman and Jack Empey all had two goals for Arroyo Grande. Goalie Chandler Mankins had five saves for the Eagles.
Arroyo Grande played another game later Friday, but that result was unavailable at press time.
Los Padres League final
Cabrillo won the league title after a first-place finish at Village Country Club in Lompoc on Thursday.
Nipomo finished second in the final standings, and Morro Bay placed third. Santa Ynez was fourth, Santa Maria fifth and Lompoc sixth.
Morro Bay’s Jennifer Baltimore and Nipomo’s Courtney Cuzick each shot a
10-over 46 on the front nine at Village Country Club to medal on Thursday.
The Pirates finished third with 278 strokes, 20 behind first-place Cabrillo. Nipomo placed second at 271.
Baltimore was named the league player of the year after the tournament.
Cuzick joined Baltimore in headlining the first team all-league lineup. Jenny Andreas of Santa Ynez, Jackie
McDonough, Karen Santamaria and Roselia Redrick of Cabrillo and Morro Bay’s Lily Keogh were also named to the LPL first team.