College Sports

Sports Roundup: Texas prep guard says he's committed to Cal Poly men's basketball team

Jaylen Shead, a guard from Pflugerville, Texas, has made a verbal commitment to play college basketball at Cal Poly, reported Monday.

Shead, who will be a senior this season at Connally High, also announced his commitment via Twitter, and has already made his Twitter background an image of Mott Athletics Center.

Indians hold on to beat Braves 8-5

Mac Stuart hit his fifth home run, Louie Carlos threw seven solid innings, and the North County Indians scored three runs in the opening frame en route to an 8-5 summer collegiate baseball game victory over the Bakersfield Braves in Templeton.

Stuart was 2 for 4 with a run, a double and two RBI, including a solo homer in the fifth inning to give North County (31-8-1) a 5-2 lead.

Carlos struck out two against six hits, no walks and five runs — two earned. Bakersfield scored three in the seventh, but Cal Poly recruit Erich Uelmen pitched a perfect ninth for the save.

Nipomo’s Warthen wins golf tourney

Nipomo’s Justin Warthen shot a 5-under 66 in an 18-hole qualifier Monday at San Luis Obispo Country Club to punch his ticket to the U.S. Mid-Amateur Golf Championship held in Pennsylvania starting Sept. 6.

Michael Walton of Indian Wells (70) and Ramie Sprinkling of Camarillo (71) also qualified.

At 1-over 72, San Luis Obispo’s Michael Rowley is the first alternate.