The Mission Prep baseball team went winless in the PAC 8.
That didn’t stop the Royals from beating first place Arroyo Grande 5-4 in Arroyo Grande in the opening round of the PAC 8 round-robin tournament Tuesday.
The Royals (4-18-1) scored all five runs in the first three innings, as Marco Ferdinandi was 3 for 4 with an RBI double in the third inning and a run.
Ryan Teixeira’s two-run home run in the seventh inning brought Arroyo Grande (15-8) within one, but Matt Bosshardt was able to close out the game for the Royals.
Bosshardt pitched a complete game with six strikeouts while Slater Heil added three hits and a run.
Paso Robles 15, Pioneer Valley 1
Mark Armstrong went 4 for 5 with four RBI, and Ben Mecham went 4 for 5 with two runs to lead the Bearcats (20-4) to a win over the visiting Panthers in the PAC 8 Tournament.
Bailey Gaither went 3 for 5 with an RBI for Paso Robles.
Righetti 4, San Luis Obispo 0
Brandon Mallory had a double, and Matt Navarro and Connor Maydole each had a single in the only hits in the loss for the Tigers (12-12) in the PAC 8 Tournament.
Matt Sauer had 11 strikeouts in a complete-game performance for Righetti.
St. Joseph 5, Atascadero 4
The Knights hit a three-run walk-off home run in the seventh to win in the PAC 8 Tournament. The Greyhounds (9-13) scored four runs in the fifth, as Holden Nix hit a two-run single, Noah Gastello added an RBI single and another run scored on a passed ball. Nix pitched 61⁄3 innings, allowing five hits and five runs with seven strikeouts.
Morro Bay 12, Santa Maria 9
Westin Mace was 3 for 4 with two doubles and four RBI, and the Pirates scored six runs with two outs in the fifth inning to go ahead in the road win.
Mace and Kalvin Hilliard highlighted the fifth-inning rally as Mace had a bases-clearing double followed by Hilliard’s two-run double later in the frame.
Noah Garcia added a double and two runs, going 2 for 3 for Morro Bay (10-13, 4-7 Los Padres League).
Maricopa 16, North County Christian 3
Frank Prebor had an RBI single, and Catherine Cortina singled for North County Christian (0-7, 0-6 Coastal Valley League).
Arroyo Grande 5, Paso Robles 2
Kacie Burger had a two-run single, and Bailey Killough had two RBI in the Eagles’ road win. Jenna Rogers went 3 for 3 with an RBI, and Nicole Raithel went 2 for 2 for Paso Robles (12-8, 6-4 PAC 8).
Logan Nunez went 2 for 4, and Julie Lewis had three strikeouts in the circle in a complete game for Arroyo Grande (11-3, 7-2).
San Luis Obispo 8, Pioneer Valley 5
Bee Soll had a bases-clearing triple to cap a five-run fourth inning for the Tigers (14-11, 3-7 PAC 8).
Sami Good went five innings, allowing an earned run with six strikeouts. Marissa Piatt was 2 for 4 with an RBI, and Sabina Ybarra went 2 for 4 with two runs and a stolen base.
Templeton 5, Nipomo 4
Katie Murphee had a two-run double and two walks to lead Templeton on the road.
Ashley Ingle had three singles, and Shaylyn Coy allowed four hits and a walk with four strikeouts for the Eagles (10-13, 6-5 LPL).
Saundra Renner drove in two runs, and Vanessa Davis had an RBI single for Nipomo (10-12, 6-5).
Arroyo Grande 18, St. Joseph 0
The Eagles (15-8, 10-2 PAC 8) finished second in the PAC 8 with the road win as the doubles teams of Patrick Angle and Austin Bricker, and Tyler Tencati and Joseph Goryance didn’t drop a game.
Atascadero 14, Pioneer Valley 4
Brendan Adams didn’t drop a game, while Dean Menigoz, Yuma Olsen and the doubles team of Christian Wisberg and Luke Reilly added sweeps for the Greyhounds (13-7, 7-5 PAC 8).
Templeton 10, Orcutt Academy 8
Jarred Hall and Chaz Darrow swept in singles as neither dropped a game in their final two sets for the Eagles (13-6, 11-3 LPL).
Niles Hemmingway also took two out of three sets in singles for Templeton.
Lompoc 13, Nipomo 5
Jon Johnson swept 6-2, 7-5, 6-1 for the Titans (2-14, 2-13 LPL).
Arroyo Grande 3, St. Joseph 0
The Eagles won on the road 25-4, 25-8, 25-20, as Keanu Morrison and Conner Howard had 11 and 10 kills, respectively.
Brett MacDonald added eight digs and three aces for Arroyo Grande (15-3, 12-0 PAC 8).
San Luis Obispo 3, Mission Prep 0
The Tigers swept 25-15, 25-6, 25-14 as Shea McSorley and John Duffy had seven and six kills, respectively.
Bowen Schwoerer added 24 assists for San Luis Obispo (17-7, 9-2 PAC 8).
Paso Robles 3, Pioneer Valley 2
The Bearcats won 19-25, 25-16, 14-25, 25-20, 15-12.
Riley Rookus led the way with 20 kills and five aces for Paso Robles (8-9, 5-8 PAC 8).
Leo Ontiveros had 13 kills and nine blocks, and CJ Thompson had 32 assists.
Morro Bay 3, Templeton 2
After losing momentum in the second and third sets, the Pirates rebounded to take the final two sets and win 25-21, 23-25, 15-25, 25-16, 15-11.
Dustin Limon had 19 blocks, 12 digs and 10 kills, Spencer Cecil had 14 blocks and 11 kills, and Seth Ingan added 28 assists for Morro Bay (11-5, 7-3 LPL).
Nipomo 3, Santa Ynez 0
Noah Banks had three blocks and two kills as the Titans lost 25-17, 25-10, 25-13 in the season finale for Nipomo (1-14, 1-9 LPL).
PAC 8 CIF-Southern Section Individual Qualifiers
Arroyo Grande’s Jack Avrit led all golfers with a 76 after the first round of the individual qualifier held at the par-72 La Purisma Golf Course in Lompoc.
Coleman Godfrey shot a 78 for San Luis Obispo, and Tristan Bergmann-Lagano shot an 83 for Arroyo Grande.
Nils Figueroa had an 84 for San Luis Obispo, and the Bearcat’s Bailey Flickinger carded an 84. Sixteen golfers advanced to the final round, which will take place Thursday at the Morro Bay Golf Course at 1 p.m.
SWIMMING AND DIVING
Boys PAC 8 Preliminaries
Charlie Watkins, Jack Alexander, Trent Schachter and Chris Dichmann earned the top seed in the boys 200-yard medley relay in 1 minute, 39.37 seconds for Arroyo Grande.
Alexander also earned the first seed in the 100 freestyle in 48.33 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:02.37 as did Schachter in the 100 butterfly (52.21) and the 100 backstroke (53.65) in preparation for the PAC 8 finals Thursday.
The girls preliminaries are today.
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