The Arroyo Grande High boys swimming team won its second consecutive PAC 8 swimming title with 635 points over San Luis Obispo with 382 and Paso Robles with 356 on Thursday in Arroyo Grande.
San Luis Obispo won the girls event with 523 points, while Arroyo Grande finished second with 471.5 points, and Atascadero and Paso Robles were in fourth and fifth with 265 and 246, respectively.
Christian Solis and Trent Schachter combined to win eight events for the Eagles as Solis was on the winning boys 200-yard freestyle relay in 1 minute, 27.82 seconds, 400 freestyle relay (3:15.15), and won the 50 freestyle (21.73) and the 100 freestyle (47.14).
Schachter was on the winning 200 medley relay (1:37.89), the 400 freestyle relay, and won the 100 butterfly (52.31) and 100 backstroke (53.3).
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Charlie Watkins, Jack Alexander and Chris Dichmann joined Schachter on the 400 freestyle relay, while Alexander, Dichmann and David Malouf were on the 200 freestyle relay. Malouf and James Hazel were also on the 400 freestyle relay.
Galen Penvenne won the 200 individual medley (1:58.47) for San Luis Obispo.
Josh Dewhurst won the 200 freestyle (1:44.22) for Paso Robles.
On the girls side, the Tigers’ Tyra Popovich won the 50 freestyle (25.25) and was on the winning 200 freestyle relay (1:44.0) with Sabrina Johnson, Anna Petersen, and Adelynn Peterson.
Morgan Leishman added a win in the 100 backstroke (1:01.9).
Arroyo Grande’s Hanna Parson won the 200 free-style (1:56.3) and 100 freestyle (53.47) and was on the winning 200 medley relay (1:56.3) and 400 freestyle relay (3:44.68).
Sarah Parson and Paige Leonard were also on both winning relays, while Mikayla Pock was on the medley relay and Abigail Schachter was on the freestyle relay.
The 1-meter diving portion was held Monday as Arroyo Grande’s Alisa Schallenberger won the girls event with 344.5 points and San Luis Obispo’s Blake Griffith won the boys with 501.45.
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Christian Hauser led Templeton’s boys to a second-place finish with 99 points behind first-place Cabrillo’s 145.5 as he won the 400 meters in 51.43 seconds and was on the winning 4x100 relay (43.81) and 4x400 relay (3:28.7) teams.
Peter Josserand, Nate Avery and Ian Bess joined Hauser on the 4x100 to set a school record while Avery, Clayton Mackay, and Dylan Prins were on the 4x400.
Mackay added a win in 300 hurdles (40.55).
The Nipomo boys had a third-place finish (92 points) with wins from Luke Nickelson in the high jump (6-0), long jump (22-41⁄2) and triple jump (42-11) and Andrew Hutchison in the shot put (50-9) and discus (163-11).
Austin Lay swept the distance events winning the boys 1,600 (4:22.8) and the 3,200 (9:37.4), as the Pirates finished sixth with 48 points.
Morro Bay came away with five wins, three on the girls side and two on the boys, as the girls finished in second place with 96 points behind winners Santa Ynez (128).
The Pirates’ Sierra Emrick won the pole vault, clearing 11 feet, 6 inches, while Natalie Marquardt won the high jump (4-11) and Madeline Ogle won the 1,600 (5:19.7).
Templeton finished fifth with 82 points as Hannah Zemella won the 800 (2:21.27) and Kecymar Osuna won the 3,200 (11:37.0).
The Nipomo girls finished sixth with 72 points.
PAC 8 CIF-Southern Section Qualifier
Arroyo Grande’s Jack Avrit was the medalist over the two days shooting a 7-over 150, playing at the par-71 Morro Bay Country Club on Thursday and the par-72 La Purisima on Tuesday, as the top seven finishers qualified for the Southern Section individual event Monday.
San Luis Obispo’s Coleman Godfrey and Andy Eppright shot 151 and 156, respectively, and Paso Robles’ Greg Potruch and Bailey Flickinger shot a 160 and 161, respectively, joining Avrit at the Southern Section meet.
The Southern Section Northern Individual Regional will be held at Las Posas Country Club in Camarillo.
Nipomo’s Ray Navis was the medalist with a 4-over 76 at the Village Country Club, while Nipomo took the team title with 427 strokes.
The Titans also had Adam Burrolla shoot an 82 and Kennan Camacho shoot an 88.
Morro Bay finished sixth with 526 as Kyle Smith shot 100.
PAC 8 Prelims
San Luis Obispo secured five of the eight spots in the semifinals of the PAC 8 tournament with three doubles teams advancing.
The Tigers’ Alex Dill and Adie Alwin play Righetti’s Tommy Lay and Miles Jorgensen, while teammates Pablo Caminada and Chase Braun and Elijah Selman and Alessandro Pederzoli face off in the other doubles semifinal.
In singles, San Luis Obispo’s Noah Cleere faces Atascadero’s Brendan Adams while the Tigers’ Guillermo Bonnett faces Arroyo Grande’s Andrew Arcangel.
The semifinals and finals begin at 10 a.m. at Paso Robles Sports Club.
At Allen Hancock College, Morro Bay’s doubles team of Andrew Calderwood and Mark Olson advanced to today’s semifinals.
Calderwood and Olson had a bye in the first round, then won 8-2 and 8-6 in the third round to advance.
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