High School Sports

Prep Roundup: Arroyo Grande soars in track dual

The Arroyo Grande High track and field team opened its season in dominating fashion, handily beating Paso Robles on both the boys and girls sides in a PAC 7 home meet Thursday.

Arroyo Grande’s girls claimed a 103-33 win while the boys triumphed 102-34.

On the girls side, Danielle Lauinger took both throwing events for the Eagles. She claimed the discus by more than 10 feet with a throw of 122 feet, 3 inches. Tess Rountree won both hurdle events and the high jump for Paso Robles, clearing 5-4 in the latter.

On the boys side, Lataurus Johnson led the Eagles with wins in the 100-meter dash and the 200. Johnson clocked in at 11.37 in the 100 and 22.91 in the 200.

Uriel Mendoza also won two events for Arroyo Grande, taking the long jump with a leap of 19-7 and the 400 in 52.29 seconds.


Boys: San Luis Obispo 81, Pioneer Valley 54; Girls: San Luis Obispo 113, Pioneer Valley 18

The Tigersgot three event wins from Jessica Belingheri. She took the long jump with a distance of 14-91⁄2, the triple jump in 31-3 and the 300 hurdles in 49.2 seconds.

On the boys side, Steven Casper won the 800 in 2:09 and the 3,200 in 10:41 for San Luis Obispo. Spencer Lemons won the high jump (5-8 and the triple jump (40-6).

Boys: Nipomo 96.5, Atascadero 43.5; Girls: Nipomo 86, Atascadero 45

Nipomo’s Andrew Garcia won the 1,600 in 4:31 and the 3,200 in 10:34.

Duane Hanna won the 110 hurdles (16.6 seconds) and the 100 (11.5). Atascadero’s Dalton Spinas took first in the shot put with a throw of 48-10.

On the girls side, Nipomo’s Halli Curry won the 100 hurdles in 17.2 seconds and the 300 hurdles in 49.8, while teammate Missy Beedle took first in the 200 at 27.5 seconds and the 100 at 13.1.

The Titans’ Amber Britt, meanwhile, won the long jump (14-7) and set a school record in the high jump (5-2).

Atascadero’s Markita Hinton, who recently signed to throw at Sacramento State, won the shot put (40-4) and the discus (119-1).

Boys: Morro Bay 71, St. Joseph 65; Girls: St. Joseph 89, Morro Bay 47

James Shipe won three events for Morro Bay — the 1,600 (4:41.8), the 800 in 2:11 and the 3,200 in 10:21.

On the girls side, Olivia Watt won the 400 in 1:02 and the 200 in 27.7 seconds for Morro Bay.


San Luis Obispo 2, Canyon 2, 10 innings

San Luis Obispo (1-2-1) tied in a contest called due to darkness at the Moorpark Easton Tournament.

Both teams got on the scoreboard in the third inning and were tied at 1. San Luis Obispo scored its next run in the seventh, along with Canyon, which had three hits, to become tied 2-2 going into the eighth.

David Murillo pitched seven innings for San Luis Obispo and had five strikeouts; catcher Michael Nieporte had two hits, including a double. Scott Shields also had a double for San Luis Obispo, and teammate Nick Niles chipped in a pair of hits, as well.

Morro Bay 13, Coast Union 1

Morro Bay jumped to an early lead in the first inning, scoring seven runs.

Sam LeBrecque pitched the first five innings for Morro Bay and had three strikeouts. Morro Bay’s Tyler Lee had two hits, one of which was a double, and Cody Brindley and Jake Beavers each had a double.

Lompoc 4, Nipomo 2

Nipomo (1-1) got on the board with a two-run homer from Cal State Northridge signee Jeff McNeil, his first of the season.

Paso Robles 6, St. Joseph 5

With the score tied in the seventh, Kody Krijakin scored on a St. Joseph throwing error to give the Bearcats (2-1) the victory.Krijakin, Scott Plescia and Thomas Bernal had two hits each for Paso Robles.

Santa Ynez 9, Atascadero 4

Brent Poulin and Bryce Evans had two hits each for Atascadero, which allowed eight runs in the third inning.

Nick Dellavalle broke the game open with a grand slam in the third for Santa Ynez.

Santa Barbara 4, Arroyo Grande 3

The Eagles (2-1) got a two-run homer from Eric Simon in the third inning but couldn’t hold a 3-0 lead on the road.

Templeton 7, Mission Prep 0

Tyler Kollmann, Alex Kotheimer and Jonah Yamagata combined on a three-hit shutout for Templeton (2-1).

Kotheimer finished 2 for 3 at the plate with two RBI and a run scored, while Spencer Walsh and Spencer Macomber added two hits apiece.


San Luis Obispo 12, Righetti 6

James Campbell started the Tigers (1-4, 1-0 PAC 7) off with a 6-0, 6-0, 6-0 sweep. Teammate Coco Angulo also swept all three of his matches, 6-1, 6-0, 6-1.

San Luis Obispo’s Robbie Milla and Grant Murphy came back to win their match in doubles, 6-8, 6-3, 6-2.

Templeton 15, Morro Bay 3

The Eagles only dropped one set in singles and two in doubles to win the LPL opener.

Brady Peracca started things for Templeton with a 6-0, 6-1, 6-2 sweep, and teammate Matt Murray added three more wins. Alex Quirk and Robbie Kellet were close to a sweep in doubles for Morro Bay with their 4-6, 6-0, 6-1 showing. Steven Moody and Austin Harrington kept the momentum going for the Eagles in doubles with a 6-4, 6-1, 6-0 sweep.

Arroyo Grande 15, Pioneer Valley 3

Arroyo Grande’s three doubles teams dropped just six total games in a nine-set sweep of Pioneer Valley.

Kyle Beile won two singles sets for Arroyo Grande (4-1, 1-0 PAC 7), as did Danny Williams.

Atascadero 14, Paso Robles 4

Kyle Barber and Devin Barber won three singles matches each for Atascadero (2-0).

The doubles teams of Wesley Gillette and Austin Alexander and Aaron Bickel and Zac Haskell both went 2-0 for the Greyhounds.


San Luis Obispo 3, Santa Maria 0

The Tigers swept the Saints 25-7, 25-7, 25-9.

Darren Paul had 11 kills for San Luis Obispo, and Nate Sweasey added 16 assists. San Luis Obispo’s Jeremy Cleere had seven digs.

Morro Bay 3, Pioneer Valley 0

Morro Bay (1-3 LPL) swept Pioneer Valley 25-23, 25-21, 25-21. Trevor Reddell had 11 kills for Morro Bay.

Mission Prep 3, Paso Robles 0

The Royals (1-1) won 25-22, 31-29, 25-23 at home behind Quinn Tanner, who had team-highs in aces (four), kills (eight) and blocks (three).


Mission Prep 28, Avenal 3, 5 innings

Mission Prep’s Ally Kersthold was a single short of hitting for the cycle and drove in six runs.