The Arroyo Grande High girls soccer team beat visiting Righetti 4-2 Wednesday night in a match-up between the PAC 8’s two top teams.
Kianna Parker scored first for the Eagles on a pass from Elizabeth Heyde before halftime, and in the second half, Brianna Welch and Heyde scored for the the Eagles (16-0-2, 8-0-1 PAC 8). Righetti dropped to 7-1-1 in the PAC 8. The previous game between the two teams ended in a scoreless tie.
San Luis Obispo 1, Paso Robles 0
Sydney Knauer’s second-half penalty kick was the only goal the Tigers (8-7-2, 5-3-1 PAC 8) needed in the road victory.
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Atascadero 1, St. Joseph 0
Rachel Foley scored on a free kick in the first half for the Greyhounds (10-4-3, 5-3-1 PAC 8), who held on to beat the visiting Knights.
Righetti 2, Arroyo Grande 1
The Eagles outshot Righetti 16-4 but couldn’t recover after giving up two goals in the first half. Matthew Sill scored just before intermission for Arroyo Grande (11-6-1, 5-3-1 PAC 8).
Pioneer Valley 8, Mission Prep 2
Sam Oeser and Ethan McKeague had a goal apiece for the Royals in the second half (1-12, 1-8 PAC 8), cutting the deficit in half before the Panthers scored four unanswered goals.
Atascadero 1, St. Joseph 1, tie
Alex Marca scored in the second minute on an assist by Christian Maldonado to give the Greyhounds an early lead, but Atascadero (3-14-2, 0-8-1 PAC 8) ended up with a draw in its second double-overtime match of the week.
Greyhounds keeper Carson Setting had nine saves.
Arroyo Grande 55, Righetti 45
Ashlyn Herlihy had 23 points and 12 rebounds as the Eagles jumped out to a 13-point lead at the half.
Brynn Thoming added 12 points, nine rebounds and seven assists for Arroyo Grande (18-2, 9-0 PAC 8).
Mission Prep 52, Pioneer Valley 37
Tess Boehm had 15 points as Mission Prep jumped out to a 27-14 halftime lead.
Noelle Laird added 13 points and eight rebounds for the Royals (12-7, 5-4 PAC 8).
Paso Robles 33, San Luis Obispo 29
Gwen Lundy had 18 points to lead the Bearcats (6-11, 3-6 PAC 8).
Stephanie Brenner had 20 points for San Luis Obispo (10-11, 3-6 PAC 8), which held Paso Robles to 15 points in the second half — five in the fourth quarter — but fell short.
St. Joseph 62, Atascadero 52
Ten Greyhounds turnovers led to a 14-point first-quarter deficit that proved too big to overcome.
Sabrina Degnan had a team-high 18 points, and Maddie Leong added 13 for Atascadero (9-10, 2-8 PAC 8).
Nipomo 43, Santa Ynez 41
Sydney Aguilera had 13 points, and Vanessa Davis had 10 points as the Titans (7-14, 4-5 Los Padres League) held off a 19-point fourth quarter by the Pirates.
Lompoc 77, Templeton 20
The Eagles dropped to 4-14 and 2-8 in the LPL with the road loss.
Cabrillo 59, Morro Bay 36
Eliza Lewis had 10 points for the Pirates (9-12 4-5 LPL) in the loss.
Coast Union 30, Coastal Christian 11
Karely Ochoa and Crystal Nunez each had six points in the win for Coast Union (9-5, 5-1 Coast Valley League), which held Coastal Christian scoreless in the first quarter.
Roni Garrison had a team high six points, and Reanna Iunker added five for the Conquerors.
Mission Prep 82, Pioneer Valley 38
Matthew Blaney had 21 points, hitting five 3-pointers, and Brandon Jones had 17 points in a win for the Royals (14-5, 8-1 PAC 8).
Quinton Adlesh had seven assists and did not attempt a shot, and Mission Prep had 23 assists on 31 field goals as a team.
Righetti 62, Arroyo Grande 45
Cobe Williams had a game-high 21 points with five 3-pointers as the Eagles were outscored in every quarter.
No other player scored in double digits for Arroyo Grande (10-11, 5-4 PAC 8).
Paso Robles 62, San Luis Obispo 51, OT
Quinn Parker scored 21 points — eight in overtime — and Josh Oliver had 18 points as the Bearcats (9-11, 4-5 PAC 8) bested the Tigers, outscoring San Luis Obispo 14-3 in overtime.
Chase Braun and Sam Thompson each had 15 points for San Luis Obispo (7-16, 0-9).
Nipomo 45, Santa Ynez 44
Luke Nickelson hit two 3-pointers with less than two minutes remaining to give Nipomo the lead after the Titans trailed by as many as nine in the third quarter.
Freddy Ruiz added 10 points for Nipomo (8-12, 5-4 LPL), which outscored Santa Ynez 15-7 in the final period.
St. Joseph 78, Atascadero 59
Taylor Kim had a season-high 20 points, but the Greyhounds (10-10, 4-5 PAC 8) had no answer defensively for JoJo Walker, who scored a game-high 39 points for the Knights (15-5, 6-3).
Walker also had five of St. Joseph’s seven 3-pointers.
Elijah Cooks had 12 points, Cole Mueller scored 10 and Ryan O’Connell had nine points and a team-high seven rebounds for the Greyhounds.
Lompoc 77, Templeton 61
Aiden Sarbeck had 18 points and 20 rebounds as the Eagles gave up 31 points in the third quarter at home.
Matteo D’Alfonso added 12 points for Templeton (4-12, 1-8 LPL).
Cabrillo 74, Morro Bay 51
The Conquistadores had 33 points from the free-throw line as the Pirates (5-15, 1-7 LPL) fell on the road.
GIRLS WATER POLO
Santa Ynez 12, Nipomo 11
Becca Gonzales had three goals, and Allie Shea and Abby Pole two each in the Titans’ loss. Holly Camacho had seven saves as Nipomo fell to 3-7 overall and 0-3 in the LPL.