The Arroyo Grande High baseball team was no-hit by St. Joseph’s Walker Armstrong on Friday, losing 1-0 on the road, its second straight PAC 8 loss after opening league play undefeated.
The Knights scored the only run in the third inning on an RBI double.
The Eagles (15-7, 12-2) drop into a tie for first place with Paso Robles but are still in position to earn the league’s No.1 seed for the PAC 8 Tournament after beating the Bearcats twice this season.
Paso Robles 9, Righetti 1
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Bailey Gaither and Ben Mecham had two hits apiece, and Gaither scored twice and Mecham drove in two runs.
Nolan Binkele pitched five innings, giving up one earned run and four hits with seven strikeouts, for Paso Robles (19-4, 12-2 PAC 8).
Pioneer Valley 2, Atascadero 1, 10 innings
The Greyhounds gave up a walk-off single, spoiling Nolan Meridith’s seven- inning, three-hit start.
Sean Moller gave Atascadero (9-12,7-7 PAC 8) a short-lived 1-0 lead on a single in the third inning before the Panthers tied the score in the bottom half of the inning.
Meridith ended with two strikeouts and no earned runs.
San Luis Obispo 14, Mission Prep 0
The Tigers scored four runs in the first inning and then 10 combined in the fourth, fifth, and sixth innings to pull away from the Royals (3-17-1, 0-14 PAC 8).
Brandon Mallory went 3 for 4 with four RBI and three runs, and Matt Mundorf had three runs and a RBI single to lead the Tigers’ (12-11, 5-9).
Jeremy Jess pitched a complete game with six strikeouts, one hit and one walk in the win. Renn Duncan had a single as the only hit for the Royals.
Morro Bay 3, Lompoc 2
Westin Mace hit a two-run double to score Elijah Garcia and Rajan Singh, giving the Pirates (9-13, 4-7 Los Padres League) the go-ahead runs in the fifth inning.
Harrisson Meinke threw a complete game with five strikeouts, three hits, two runs and two walks in the win at home.
Santa Ynez 3, Nipomo 2
Jake Santala supplied the Titans’ offense, going 2 for 3 with a two-run single in the sixth inning.
Trevor Moss pitched a complete game giving up one hit and two earned runs for Nipomo (4-14, 1-9 LPL).
Arroyo Grande 5, San Luis Obispo 0
Kacie Burger hit a three-run home run to lead the Eagles (11-4, 6-2 PAC 8) over visiting San Luis Obispo.
Julie Lewis pitched a complete game with three strikeouts in the win. Sabina Ybarra went 2 for 4 and had two stolen bases, and Sami Good had six strikeouts and four runs allowed in 4 2⁄3 innings in the circle for the Tigers (13-11, 2-7).
Cabrillo 4, Templeton 0
Katie Murphee went 2 for 3, and Elise Pedone had a single in the loss for the Eagles (9-13, 5-5 LPL).
Lompoc 12, Morro Bay 4
The Pirates took a 3-2 lead into the fifth before giving up 10 runs over the final three innings while committing six errors.
Taylor Merrill was 2 for 3 with an RBI and a run, and Kendall Schemmer was 2 for 3 with three runs for Morro Bay (9-12-1, 6-4 LPL).
Nipomo 11, Santa Ynez 0, 5 innings
Hope Goodall threw a no-hitter with nine strikeouts and three walks for Nipomo (10-11, 6-4 LPL).
The Titans scored six runs in the second inning thanks to RBI from Vanessa Davis, Jourdan Reynolds and Kiesa Romero.
Davis finished 2 for 4 with a triple and two RBI, Reynolds was 2 for 3 with two RBI and Romero was 2 for 2 with three RBI.
Coast Union 17, Coastal Christian 3, 5 innings
Ellie Magnuson pitched all five innings, giving up four hits and added a two-run home run and a double.
Patty Buscio was 3 for 3 with five RBI on a triple, double and single for the Broncos (10-6, 8-0 Coast Valley League).
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