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Prep roundup: Arroyo Grande baseball jumps on Mission Prep in 7-1 win

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Arroyo Grande High junior Jake Shusterich went six innings and struck out three in a 7-1 win over Mission Prep on Friday.

The 6-foot-3 right hander also added three RBI to support the help lead Arroyo Grande (13-4, 7-2 PAC 8) to its fifth win in a row.

Nash Ackerman had three hits for Arroyo Grande, which sits alone in second place in the PAC 8 behind San Luis Obispo.

Mission Prep (7-11, 2-7 PAC 8) had three hits and got its only run on a Renn Duncan RBI.

“We hit into two double plays and had four errors. Those are rally killers,” Mission Prep head coach Scott Dodge said.

Arroyo Grande will play a three-game series next week against San Luis Obispo.

Paso Robles 4, Pioneer Valley 1

Nolan Binkele tossed a one-hitter to lead Paso Robles to a home win Friday over Pioneer Valley.

Matt Keller had two hits and two RBI to lead the Bearcats offensively. Justin Davis and Christian Erickson each had an RBI.

Paso Robles (4-5 PAC 8, 10-8 overall) next plays Tuesday at Atascadero.

San Luis Obispo 4, Righetti 1

Jeremy Jess allowed an unearned run in six innings to earn the win for the Tigers.

Jess allowed three hits and two walks and struck out five. He also hit a double and a homer in the victory for San Luis Obispo (14-4, 9-0 PAC 8).

Cooper Benson had two hits and a run, and Jake Marino added an RBI.

SOFTBALL

Coast Union 17, Cuyama Valley 0

Elie Magnuson tossed a no-hitter Friday in a blowout win over Cuyama Valley.

Magnuson struck out 14 of the 15 batters she faced, and also hit two doubles and had four RBI.

Reagan Kniffen went 3 for 3 for the Broncos, and Alyss Drew was 2 for 2 with three RBI.

Coast Union (7-5, 3-0 Coast Valley) will travel to Coastal Christian for a 3 p.m. game Tuesday.

San Luis Obispo 9, St. Joseph 3

After falling behind 3-0 in the first inning, two San Luis Obispo batters went deep to rally for a win at San Luis Obsipo High School.

Janae Caldeira hit a three-run home run, and Hanna Murphy went 3 for 4 with a two-run home run.

Natalie Ziegler was also 3 for 3 with an RBI.

Hanna Gibbs threw a complete game and struck out five for San Luis Obispo.

“I’m happy we were able to battle back,” San Luis Obispo head coach Dan Monroe said. “We needed that to finish the first cycle on a positive note.”

San Luis Obispo (7-10-1, 3-3 PAC 8) will start the second half of the league schedule with a game at Righetti on Friday.

Paso Robles 13, Pioneer Valley 3

Crystal Linn hwas 3 for 4 with a double, four RBI, two runs and a steal, and Lindsey Sonniksen hit a homer and had three RBI as the Bearcats routed Pioneer Valley.

Alyssa Valle earned the win for the Bearcats (7-10, 2-3 PAC 8).

Becca Twyman was 3 for 3 with two runs, Mikayla Stone was 2 for 3 with an RBI, Chloe Kerns was 2 for 4 with two runs and two RBI, and Madeline Lovelace was 2 for 3 with a double and two runs.

Nipomo 15, Santa Ynez 1

The Titans rolled to a win in five innings at Santa Ynez.

Hope Goodall give up an unearned run on just two hits while striking out eight to earn the win. She was also 2 for 3 with a triple and three runs.

Gennae Abatti was also 2 for 3, hitting a pair of two-run homers — one in the third inning, and one in her next at-bat in the fourth inning — and Kamaile Neel was 2 for 2 for Nipomo (10-7, 4-2 Los Padres League).

SWIMMING AND DIVING

SLO 209, St, Joseph 52 (boys)

SLO 244, St. Joseph 30 (girls)

The Tigers swept at home.

Three swimmers won multiple events on the boys side. Joe Guidetti won the 200-yard freestyle in 2 minutes, 2.84 seconds, and won the 100 backstroke in 1:03.5.

Zander Rolph won the 200 individual medley in 2:13.91, and the 100 butterfly in 1:01.73. Galen Penvenne won the 100 free in 51.97 seconds, and won the 50 free in 23.23.

Other winners include Kevin Hill (500 free, 5:54.03), Liam Dooley (100 breaststroke,1:12.7) and Blake Griffith (1-meter diving, 240.81 points).

On the girls side, Anna Frauenheim won the 100 free, Sofia Terry won the 100 back and Tyra Popovich won the 200 free.

San Luis Obispo will host Orcutt Academy on Tuesday and Mission Prep on Friday.

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