The San Luis Obispo High baseball team stayed in the PAC 7 hunt with a 9-3 home win over Atascadero on Wednesday.
David Murillo was 2 for 4 with a triple and two RBI while Scott Shields added two hits for the Tigers (8-8-1, 5-3 PAC 7), who trail Paso Robles by two games in the loss column.
Jon Breneman pitched five innings for San Luis Obispo, allowing three runs (two earned), on two hits with six strikeouts to get the win.
Santa Maria 9, Mission Prep 5
Kevin Laird and Ray Hurwitz each had a two-run homer for Mission Prep.
Hurwitz added an RBI single, and Anthony Bosshardt pitched four innings, giving up three runs, none earned, with two strikeouts.
Art Lane added a double and a single for the Royals (8-10).
Coast Union 7, Shandon 5
Andy Gordon led off the game with a home run, and Jake MacHado had two hits for the Broncos (4-8). Jaime Torres added two doubles and two RBI for Coast Union.
St. Joseph 218, Morro Bay 232, Lompoc 281
Morro Bay’s Doug Chesbro took medalist honors after carding a 39 over nine holes at Santa Maria Country Club with winds gusting at over 50 miles per hour.
“It was just amazing to play in those kind of conditions,” Morro Bay coach Bruce Badrigian said. “For Doug Chesbro to be medalist, it really showed his character to play in the wind like that.”
Luke Holzschuh was the second leading scorer for Morro Bay after shooting a 45.
Atascadero 417, Nipomo 435
Nipomo’s Rory Doll shot a 76 to earn medalist honors at Monarch Dunes Golf Course in blustery conditions.
Atascadero’s Austin Kaiser shot an 80 to lead the Greyhounds. Dalton Womack added an 81.
San Luis Obispo 202, Pioneer Valley 255
Tyler Anderson and Joseph Zakaria shared medalist honors for the Tigers after they each shot a 37 on the par-35 front nine at Avila Beach.
“These guys concentrated really well in the conditions we had,” Tigers coach Gary Etheredge said. “It was pretty easy to get distracted with that wind.”
Arroyo Grande 12, Righetti 6
The Eagles (13-3, 9-0) got singles sweeps from Sean Hollister and Eli Whittle with neither playing dropping a game.
The doubles tandem of Danny Williams and Evan Lange also swept two sets for Arroyo Grande.
Whittle and Hollister, both freshmen, will compete in the Ojai Tournament starting today as will the doubles team of Williams and Lange.
Dos Pueblos 3, San Luis Obispo 1
The Tigers dropped a 15-25, 25-23, 25-23, 25-18 decision to Dos Pueblos at home.
Nick Butier had a team-high 17 kills, and Sam Duval added 11 kills and five blocks for San Luis Obispo (15-2). Jeremy Cleere added 24 digs for the Tigers, who return to PAC 7 action today at home against Pioneer Valley.