High School Sports

Prep Roundup: Meffert leads Arroyo Grande Eagles to boys water polo win

Kevin Meffert scored a team-high four goals as the Arroyo Grande High boys water polo team overwhelmed Cabrillo 16-8 in a nonleague match on Thursday in Cabrillo.

The Eagles (4-3) also got three goals apiece from Luka Vukamonovic, Eric Marsh and Ryan Higginbotham. Arroyo Grande catapulted to a 7-1 lead after the first period and never looked back.

“We had a good start in the offensive side,” Eagles coach Steven Allen said.

Arroyo Grande goalies Ryan Morgan and John Kullman each had two saves.

————San Luis Obispo 13, Atascadero 10

San Luis Obispo’s Dragan Dincic had five goals for the Tigers, and Kyle Mkallahney and Jackson Allison added three more each.

Tommy Caffrey had six saves for the Tigers (2-0 PAC 7), and Patrick Meil had 14 saves for the Greyhounds. Atascadero’s Clarke Andros had three goals, and Chad Ponek, Levi Adams and Ryan Blanck all had two each for the Greyhounds.

Righetti 23, Nipomo 6

Righetti’s Matt Johnson and Vincent Martel each had four goals, and Jeremiah Morales had three more. Kyle Stevens had 11 saves for Righetti, and Kevin Melins, Steven Tedsen, Patrick Enstead, and A.J. Franklin all had two goals for the Warriors (3-4, 1-0 PAC 7).


Morro Bay 3, Lompoc 1

Ciara Ramos had a team-high nine kills in the 25-6, 23-25, 25-18, 25-17 victory. Gabby Wenker added eight kills, and Kaylie Gacad had 22 assists for the Pirates.

Atascadero 3, Pioneer Valley 0

The Greyhounds (6-1) got a team-high nine kills from Kiah Featherstone in the 25-7, 25-14, 25-18 win. Heather Harbottle added a team-high 17 assists and four kills, and teammate Brianna Norlock had eight kills.

Mission Prep 3, Coast Union 0

Andrea Fernandez led the Royals (4-1) with seven kills, three digs and six blocks in a 25-14, 25-17, 25-20 sweep.

Deidre Laird added 20 assists, five kills and five digs.

Ashlyn Silva had 12 digs, and Sophie Felemion had five aces for Coast Union.

Arroyo Grande 3, Righetti 0

Arroyo Grande’s Nicole Leger had six kills and four aces, and Rachel Ventura added six kills, four blocks and two aces in the 25-19, 25-15, 25-15 sweep.

Madi Ventura had 22 digs and four aces for the Eagles in their PAC 7 opener.

Paso Robles 3, Nipomo 0

The Bearcats swept 25-5, 25-14, 25-16.

Paso Robles’ Tess Rountree had six kills and eight digs, and Karlee Anderson added four kills and three blocks for the Bearcats (2-0 PAC 7).


San Luis Obispo 14, Atascadero 4

Kristy Kayatta led San Luis Obispo, sweeping her three singles matches.

Kristen MacBride led Atascadero, posting the only singles win for the Greyhounds, who remain winless in league play.

Maddie Hansen and Coreen Owens swept their doubles matches for the Tigers 7-5, 6-3, 6-1.

San Luis Obispo (3-0) remains undefeated.

Morro Bay 9, Lompoc 9

The two teams ended in a games (80) and sets tie after the match could not be completed because of darkness.

“I’ve heard of it happening before, but I’ve never experienced it,” Morro Bay coach Kathy Dannecker said of the tie. “We knew it would be close, but didn’t know just how close it would be.”

Morro Bay’s Megan Hansen swept her singles matches, losing just four games while the duo of Kirra Meisinger and Jamissa Yasay won two of three doubles matches.

Dannecker said the Pirates will likely try to complete the match in a tiebreaker format sometime next week.

Paso Robles 16, Pioneer Valley 2

Maria Petiy led the Bearcats by winning all three of her matches, 6-2, 6-0, 6-0. Savannah Carlson added three more wins for the Bearcats, winning 6-4, 6-0, 6-1.

Paso Robles’ No. 3 doubles team, Lauren Redberg and Lindsey Baldwin also hd three wins for Bearcats (4-1, 2-1 PAC 7), 6-3, 6-0, 6-0.

Righetti 12, Nipomo 6

Nipomo’s No. 1 doubles team of Jenny Cardenas and Tessa Underwood, swept their doubles matches, 6-3, 6-1, 6-2.

Grecia Peña and Bianca Grant each won one a singles match for the Titans (2-4, 0-2 PAC 7).

Mission Prep 10, Cabrillo 8

Mission Prep’s Jenna Dunbar and Sophie Seid won all three of their doubles matches, 7-6, 7-6, 6-0.

Helena Olivieri won two of her singles matches 6-3, 6-2, and Ally Kersthold added two more singles wins, 6-4, 6-2.

Rachel Ronca won two of her three matches 6-1, 6-0 for the Royals (6-2).


Paso Robles Tournament

Medalist Mareon Smit helped lead Righetti with a 38. Smit was followed closely by teammates Makayla Mier and Kelsey Nolan, each carding a 41.

Righetti won with a team total of 212 with Arroyo Grande (253) second and Paso Robles third (264)San Luis Obispo’s Alessia Weckenmann carded a 43, keeping pressure on Righetti’s leaders.

Kim Bergan led Paso Robles with a 46, and Arroyo Grande’s Stina Hansson and Karissa Mattimoe paced the Eagles with a 46 and 48, respectively.

Los Padres League Tournament

Danielle Gillaspy of St. Joseph earned medalist honors at Cypress Ridge Golf Course with a 1-under 34.

Santa Ynez won the team title with a 230 to runner-up St. Joseph (232).

Jill Steinmann carded a 49 to lead Morro Bay, which was fourth in the team race.