Taylor Holden and Bailey Gaither led Paso Robles High’s baseball team to a 5-4 win over St. Joseph, combining to score four runs and on five of the Bearcats’ seven hits Saturday.
The Bearcats’ (8-1-2, 4-1-1 PAC 7) scored twice in the first inning as Gaither came home on a fielder’s choice and Holden scored on a double steal.
Paso Robles’ Nolan Binkele pitched four innings, giving up an unearned run and striking out four. Holden was 3 for 3 with an RBI, while Gaither was 2 for 3 with an RBI.
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Templeton 7, San Luis Obispo 5; San Luis Obispo 4, Templeton 2
Ashley Stevens had seven strikeouts and tripled for the Eagles (5-9, 1-3 LPL) in the first game. Templeton’s Corinne Barto went 2 for 4 and had two RBI. Makayla Zundel was 2 for 2 with an RBI and a double. Ashley Stevens was 2 for 4 with a triple and Kaitlin Doty had two RBI.
For San Luis Obispo (5-2, 0-2 PAC 7) in the first game, Hanna Murphy tripled with an RBI. Samantha Good struck out six and went 3 for 3 at the plate with three RBI.
San Luis Obispo’s Hanna Gibbs struck out eight and went 2 for 3. Alorah Towne finished the game 2 for 3 with three RBI. For Templeton, Mikayla Wells went 2 for 3, and Makayla Zundel doubled.
Schurr 6, Arroyo Grande 1
Samantha Oliver scored the only run for the Eagles (5-7, 1-3) as she got on base on a hit by pitch and then was doubled home by Natilee Parrish. Parrish was 2 for 3.
SWIMMING AND DIVING
Clovis West Invitational
Arroyo Grande and Paso Robles’ girls came in seventh and ninth out of 41 teams, respectively, at the Clovis West Invitational. The 200-yard medley team for Arroyo Grande finished third and dropped their overall time by three seconds in 1 minute, 55.30, by Corryn Haynes, Sarah Parson, Paige Leonard and Hanna Parson.
The 200 freestyle relay team dropped 3 seconds from its previous time and placed third in 1:48.84 by Parson, Parson, Haynes, and Mikayla Pock. Senior Haynes finished second in both the 200 individual medley in 2:10.63 and the 100 backstroke in 59.37 for Arroyo Grande. Amanda Oliver finished second in the 500 freestyle in 5:17.03 for Paso Robles.
Mission Viejo Invitational
The Arroyo Grande boys finished first out of 17 teams at the Mission Viejo Invitational. Zach Stevens won the 100-yard breaststroke in 57.03 seconds and placed sixth in the 200 individual medley in 1:58.71. Trent Schachter placed sixth in the 200 freestyle in 1:49.99.
The 400 freestyle relay team of Stevens, David Malouf, Chris Dichmann and Hissam El-Effendi finished fifth in 3:19.74. Malouf placed ninth in the 100 butterfly in 54.93.