Already with two games of 15 or more strikeouts to her credit, Arroyo Grande High softball pitcher Jill Compton can now add a new achievement to her résumé — a no-hitter.
Compton struck out 12 and faced just one batter over the minimum as the Eagles shut out Burroughs 2-0 on Saturday in the Simi Valley Tournament.
Compton, a sophomore, has struck out 10 or more batters in every start at the varsity level.Arroyo Grande (5-4) struggled offensively, collecting just three hits and scoring both runs in the first inning.
But that was more than enough for Compton (3-1).
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Alexa Wetmore drove in a run and Arroyo Grande scored its other on a passed ball.
The Eagles struggled offensively in the first game of the day, mustering just three hits in a 6-0 defeat to Buena.
Arroyo Grande finished the tournament with a 2-2 mark.
“The important thing is we saw some great competition,” Eagles coach Kristin Ciecek said. “These are good games to get us ready for league.”
Morro Bay 5, Santa Barbara 2; Morro Bay 12, Santa Maria 9The Pirates (5-5) won both of their games at the Santa Ynez tournament.
Morro Bay’s Jasmine Singh hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning, her first of the season, in the win over Santa Barbara.
Ciara Ramos had two hits and Candace Milbourne struck out nine and walked none.
Singh added another home run in Morro Bay’s victory over Santa Maria.
Right fielder Nancy Walker was a standout on the defensive side for Morro Bay, throwing out two runners at third base.
Ramos hit a triple for Morro Bay and Allison Lamb had four hits in the win.
San Luis Obispo 3, Monache 2; San Luis Obispo 6, Monache 5Andrea Reynolds hit a double for San Luis Obispo and pitched all seven innings, striking out nine and walking none.
The Tigers took the lead in bottom of fifth with a single by Leah O’ Reilly that drove in two runs.
San Luis Obispo jumped out to an early lead in the second game after scoring five runs in the first inning.
Keri Jacobs-Kelley added a three-run triple.
Atascadero 6, Templeton 1; Atascadero 15, Templeton 0The Greyhounds swept a doubleheader at Atascadero.
In the first game, Ashley Dooley was 3 for 3 with a single, double and triple for Atascadero and Ashley Reusche had a double.
Jill Johnson was 2 for 3 with a double and struck out eight in the opening-game win.
Reusche was a homer away from the cycle with five RBI in the second game.
Jessie Hufstetler had a double and two RBI, and in the circle struck out six, while teammate Marissa McClain hit a double with two RBI.
Cabrillo 6, Nipomo 2; Nipomo 4, Cabrillo 0With a dynamic debut in the circle, Titans pitcher Courtney Cuzick made a push for some more playing time.
The freshman struck out 15 and walked just one in a two-hit shutout of Cabrillo to help Nipomo (2-4) earn a doubleheader split with the Conquistadores.
What was intended to be a spot start for Cuzick ended up a gem, and it gives Nipomo coach Matt Paradis some options.
“She came out mixing speeds, keeping the batters off balance, and was working her location all game long,” Paradis said.
“League starts on Tuesday. We’re going to have to figure some things out.”
At the plate for the Titans, Katie Fugate was 4 for 7 on the day with two RBI. Teammate Cami Castillo was 3 for 7 with a double in both games, and Tessa Underwood batted a combined 3 for 6.
Coast Union 23, Avenal 12Ashlyn Silva batted 4 for 5 with a two-run home run in the second inning to help give the Broncos (1-5) their first victory of the season.
Katelyn Lorenz was 3 for 5 with four RBI for Coast Union.
BASEBALLCoast Union 10, Avenal 8Ryan Hampton batted 2 for 4 with two RBI, Jack Machado had an RBI double and Jamie Torres pitched the final two innings, including a scoreless seventh to preserve the win for the Broncos and earn the save.
Avenal held a 5-1 lead going into the bottom of the fourth inning before Coast Union roared back to score two in that inning and seven more in the fifth to take its first lead of the game.
SWIMMING AND DIVINGSan Luis Obispo’s Ethan and Tessa Merritt swept the diving titles at the Arroyo Grande Diving Invitational.
The invitational hosted several local schools, including Atascadero, Paso Robles and Nipomo.Ethan Merritt’s total of 452.85 was an All-American qualifying score.
Dan Kelley of Arroyo Grande finished second with 418.55 points.
On the girls side, Tessa Merritt’s 411.5 total was also an All-American qualifying score, and a new personal best.
Alyssa Floercky of Atascadero finished third with a 318 points and joins Merritt as a CIF qualifier.
“All the kids did well but pretty much all of the northern league is chasing the Merritts,” Arroyo Grande coach Tyler Inouye said.
TRACK AND FIELDAtascadero Memorial Meet San Luis Obispo won 10 events at the Atascadero meet, which was the most won by any team.Abrianna Torres won three events for San Luis Obispo — the girls high jump (5 feet, 2 inches), the 200 (26.24) and the long jump (18-1).
San Luis Obispo’s Jessica Belingheri won two events — the 100 in 16.8 and the 300 low hurdles in 48.17.
Paso Robles won nine overall events including Matt Sepulveda’s discus throw of 151-10.
Aleksander Koch won the 110 hurdles in 15.79 and Zander Souza won the 800 in 2:00.Javier Martinez won the boys 400 in 52.57 and the 200 in 23.49.
Atascadero’s Markita Hinton took first in the girls shot put with a distance of 42-4, and Dalton Spinas took first in the boys shot put with a distance of 49-5.
Rachel Murphy won the girls 100 in 12.68 for Arroyo Grande, which as a team won five events, and John Alexander won the 300 low hurdles in 40.99.
Savannah Camacho won the girls 1,600 in 5:25 for Templeton, which won three events.Morro Bay’s Olivia Watt won the girls 400 in 1:00.