High School Sports

Prep Roundup: Arroyo Grande girls breeze to 18-1 water polo victory over Righetti

The Arroyo Grande High girls water polo team crushed Righetti on Tuesday, 18-1.

The Eagles (9-0, 2-0 PAC 7), ranked No. 1 in the CIF-Southern Section Division IV poll, gave up the Warriors’ lone goal in the fourth quarter.

Arroyo Grande led 14-0 at halftime.

Melanie Johnson led the Eagles with six goals, while Briana Lippert made seven saves in goal.

Paso Robles 10, Nipomo 8, 2 OT

The Bearcats led 4-2 at halftime before the Titans rallied with three fourth-quarter goals to force overtime.

After a 1-1 first overtime, Paso Robles tallied a trio of scores to prevail.

Valeria Lloyd led the Bearcats (2-1 PAC 7) with four goals, while Bailey McWhorter had 15 saves.

Julia Tatarian was the leading scorer for Nipomo (2-8, 0-3 PAC 7) with five goals, and Ashlee McCall had 13 saves in defeat.

Atascadero 16, Pioneer Valley 2

Seven different Greyhounds scored.

Bailey Kelly and Erin Hasenkamp had a team-best four goals each for Atascadero (5-4, 1-1 PAC 7), which won each half 8-1.


Paso Robles 57, Arroyo Grande 18

The Eagles forfeited at five weight classes.

Paso Robles’ Ryan Miller, at 125 pounds, pinned Jake Milbrandt in just 31 seconds. In the heavyweight class, the Bearcats’ Justin McAffee added a win by pinning Colton Smith in 1:25, as Paso Robles not only won its PAC 7 league opener but improved to 14-1 overall.

Arroyo Grande’s Trevor Smith won a 6-3 decision over Luiz Reya.

Atascadero 81, Nipomo 0; Atascadero 51, Pioneer Valley 12

Nipomo had 10 forfeits in the first duel, while the Greyhounds (7-0, 2-0 PAC 7) collected three pins and a decision victory.

Atascadero followed that with six pins versus the Panthers.

At 160, Atascadero’s Elijah Jackson claimed an 18-6 major decision victory, and Brandon Armstrong pinned both of his opponents at 171 for the Greyhounds.


Templeton 1, Morro Bay 0

The Pirates were left scoreless in their first Los Padres League contest.

Serena Hughes scored the decisive goal for Templeton (2-2-2, 1-0 LPL).


Morro Bay 3, Templeton 1

Miguel Sanchez scored the first goal on a breakaway for the Pirates in the 27th minute, and Morro Bay added to its lead from there.

Coast Union 12, Mendota 0

Junior goalkeeper Juan Carlos Saavedra led the Broncos with a 15-save shutout on the road.


Taft 67, Coast Union 50

Coast Union’s 19-point fourth quarter wasn’t enough to overcome a 37-19 halftime deficit.

Andy Gordon led Coast Union (7-7) with 19 points and 15 rebounds.

Coastal Christian 60, Orcutt Academy 17

Zachary Shultz led the Conquerors with 16 points and 10 rebounds, as Coastal Christian’s defense stifled the recent start-up school.


Taft 55, Coast Union 31

The Broncos were 12 of 26 at the free-throw line, including a 6-of-15 effort in the first half.

Jessica Barlow led Taft with 16 points.

Kate Lorenz had a team-best nine for Coast Union (4-8).