The Paso Robles High boys soccer team lost to Pioneer Valley 2-1 on Wednesday night in Santa Maria and fell out of second place in the PAC 8.
Jose Cuara gave the Bearcats a 1-0 early in the first half on a cross from Maurico Mincitar before the Panthers scored two unanswered goals in the second half.
Juan Carlos Ruiz had eight saves for Paso Robles (10-3-6, 7-3-3 PAC 8).
Arroyo Grande and San Luis Obispo moved into a second-place tie with league records at 8-3-2 and one regular-season match remaining.
Arroyo Grande 1, Atascadero 0
Joseph Goryance broke the scoreless tie in the 58th minute on an assist by Juan Jazo.
Carson Setting had seven saves for the Greyhounds (4-18-2, 1-11-1 PAC 8), while Elijah Herrera and Kian Bensend had two saves each for Arroyo Grande (14-6-2, 8-3-2).
San Luis Obispo 4, St. Joseph 1
The Tigers (16-3-3, 8-3-2 PAC 8) got a first-half goal by Willie Kirschner on an assist by recent Cal Poly signee Peter Delkeskamp to take a 1-0 halftime lead and pulled away with two more goals before the Knights could get on the board.
Ben Lindahl scored on a penalty kick, and Ricardo Martinon scored unassisted to give San Luis Obispo a 3-0 lead. Tanner Moore capped scoring with another penalty kick for the final margin.
The Tigers got four saves from goalkeeper Christian Cabrales.
Arroyo Grande 3, Atascadero 0
Richelle Knupper scored on an assist from Brianna Welch in the first half for the Eagles (20-0-2, 12-0-1 PAC 8).
Welch later scored on an assist from Knupper, and Kianna Parker rounded out the scoring in the second half.
Haley Ruggles had four saves for the Greyhounds (13-5-3, 7-4-2).
San Luis Obispo 1, St. Joseph 1, tie
Sydney Knauer tied the score in the second half on a penalty kick, and Cece Devaney had seven saves for the Tigers (9-8-4, 6-4-2 PAC 8).
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Arroyo Grande won both its games, beating Paso Robles 18-2 and San Luis Obispo 17-1. Sarah Parson had seven goals and Arden Taylor, Isabella Manuele and Rebekah Hernandez all had three goals on the day for the Eagles.
Arroyo Grande (20-5) moves on to play Righetti in Friday’s championship game.
San Luis Obispo beat Paso Robles 9-2 as Addie Foster had four goals, and Campbell Warren added two.
Kata Gaines had 11 saves for the Tigers (19-8, 5-3 PAC 8).
Atascadero split its two games, beating Pioneer Valley 6-4 and losing to Righetti 15-3.
Emily Ferree led the Greyhounds on the day with four goals while Courtney McCarthy had three, and Megan Hendrickson and Faith Archibald scored one apiece.
Atascadero (13-14) plays San Luis Obispo in the third-place game Friday.
Arroyo Grande 76, Atascadero 44
Cobe Williams tied with teammate Jack Hogeboom for a game-high 14 points, while Williams added five assists for the Eagles (14-12, 9-4 PAC 8).
Will Scott and Taylor Kim had 11 points each for Atascadero (10-15, 4-10).
Paso Robles 59, Pioneer Valley 44
Quinn Parker had 17 points, and Josh Oliver had 16 points and 10 rebounds for Paso Robles (10-14, 5-8 PAC 8).
St. Joseph 59, San Luis Obispo 49
Chase Braun had a team-high 17 points as the Tigers were outscored 22-12 in a decisive second quarter.
Sam Santos added eight points for San Luis Obispo (9-18, 2-11 PAC 8).
Arroyo Grande 54, Atascadero 38
Led by Ashlyn Herlihy’s 17 points, the Eagles (22-2, 13-0 PAC 8) extended their winning streak to 18 games.
Sabrina Degnan had 13 points for the Greyhounds (11-12, 4-9).
Mission Prep 42, Righetti 36
I’raya Smith had 12 points for the Royals (15-8, 8-5 PAC 8). Jennifer Laird added nine rebounds and five points for Mission Prep.
San Luis Obispo 46, St. Joseph 39, OT
After giving up a game-tying 3-pointer, the Tigers outscored the Knights 9-2 in overtime as Natalie DeMartini had 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Stephanie Brenner added eight points and 10 rebounds, and Cami Storlie had eight points and went 3-4 from the free throw line in overtime for San Luis Obispo (11-14, 4-9 PAC 8).
Pioneer Valley 51, Paso Robles 47, OT
Bailey Lewis had nine points and made two free throws in the final minute to tie the score before the Bearcats fell in overtime.
Grace Rosa had a team-high 11 points, and Natalie Barahona and Gwen Lundy added nine apiece.
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