The Morro Bay and Nipomo High boys swimming teams finished as Los Padres League co-champions after the Titans won the league finals Wednesday at Santa Maria High.
Nipomo’s Austin Simpson won the boys 200-yard individual medley in 2 minutes. 3.66 seconds and the 100 breaststroke in 1:02.80. He also swam on the winning 200 medley relay with Zach Smith, Tyler Melscheimer and Peyton Kiunke, finishing with a school-record time of 1:45.51, and teamed with Smith, Kiunke and Wyatt Marsalek to win the 400 freestyle relay in 3:27.85. Melscheimer won the 100 butterfly in 57.04, and Smith won the 50 freestyle in 22.87. Colby Webb also won the boys diving for the Titans with 295 points.
The Morro Bay boys ended the meet in second after finishing the year with the best LPL regular season record. Travis Chirman won the 100 backstroke in 58.39, and Matt Franzmann took the 100 freestyle in 51.87. Franzmann was also on the winning 200 freestyle relay team that finished in 1:35.67.
On the girls side, Morro Bay and Templeton finished tied for third in the league.
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The Pirates’ Torie White won the 200 and 100 freestyle in 2:04.97 and 55.07, respectively, and teamed with Katie White, Alissa Marvin and Olivia MacDonald to win the 200 medley relay in 1:57.74. Marvin also won the 200 IM in 2:17.80 and the 100 breaststroke in 1:09.70.
For the Eagles, the team of Megan Miller, Teegan Trimble, Sheridan Lee and Amanda Wilson won the 400 freestyle relay in 3:51.87 and also won the 200 freestyle relay in 1:36.03. Wilson took first in the 100 butterfly in 1:00.12 and the 50 freestyle in 25.24.
Coast Union 9, Dunn 7
Alexis Morales swept his sets for the Broncos (2-13) in the win over visiting Dunn, taking the first two 6-3, 6-0 and the third by forfeit. The doubles team of Omar Estrada and Roberto Quintero won two of three, going 7-6 (7-5), 6-1, 2-6 in Coast Union’s season finale.
Morales ended the season with a 33-5 record, which might be enough to qualify him for CIF singles as the Broncos are competing as an independent.
Arroyo Grande honors two
The Eagles held a ceremony in their gym to honor two athletes who committed to continue their athletic careers in college.
Cobe Williams, a two-time All-County first team guard in boys basketball, will be playing at the Academy of the Arts in San Francisco.
Drew Breuninger will attend Augustana College to play football as well as participate in track and field.