The upsets kept rolling in for Central Coast teams in the quarterfinals of the CIF Central Section playoffs.
After No. 16 seeded Templeton beat No. 1 seeded Selma in the opening round of the Division 3 baseball playoffs, the Eagles went on to beat St. Joseph 3-1. Templeton plays No. 12 seeded Atascadero in the semifinals Wednesday.
The Greyhounds upset No. 5 Reedley 5-3 in the opening round before beating North 19-1 on Friday. Gavin Martinez had three hits, four runs and five RBI, and Cullen Cooper had two hits, a run and three RBI to lead Atascadero in the rout.
No. 10 seeded Nipomo is also in the semifinals of the Division 3 playoffs. The Titans beat No. 7 seeded Kerman 10-2 in the first round and No. 15 Santa Maria 3-2 on Wednesday. They play No. 3 seeded Highland on Wednesday.
The Cinderella story for the young Morro Bay baseball team ended in a 10-4 loss to Fowler in Division 4. The No. 14 seeded Pirates upset the No. 6 seeded Taft 8-1 on Wednesday to advance.
Other Central Coast baseball scores include:
Righetti 3, Liberty 2
Porterville 4, Arroyo Grande 3
Paso, Atascadero rolling in softball playoffs
Paso Robles and Atascadero each reached the semifinals in Division I. Unseeded Paso Robles beat No. 8 seeded Liberty 2-1 in the opening round and No. 1 seeded Buchanan 3-2 on Thursday. Last month, Buchanan beat the Bearcats 19-2.
The Bearcats play No. 5 Bullard in the semifinals Tuesday.
No. 7 seeded Atascadero beat unseeded Centennial 6-0 in the opening round and No. 2 seeded Clovis North 6-3 on Thursday. The Greyhound play No. 3 seeded Stockdale in the semifinals.
In Division 2, No. 6 seeded San Luis Obispo beat unseeded Pioneer Valley 6-0, before beating No. 3 seeded Independence 5-2 on Thursday. The Tigers play No. 2 seeded Hanford in the semifinals Tuesday.
Other Central Coast softball scores include:
Chowchilla 4, Morro Bay 1
Bakersfield Christian 4, Mission Prep 0