Matt Moore had 23 points, and Matt Hannula added 18 to lead the San Luis Obispo High boys basketball team to a 72-63 road win over Morro Bay on Tuesday in a non-league game.
The Tigers (2-3) jumped out to a 38-16 halftime lead but had to withstand a furious Morro Bay rally in the fourth quarter.
Led by Edward Griley’s 21 points, the Pirates (1-4) scored 27 fourth-quarter points to get close.
Max Leage added 11 points for the Tigers, while Carlo Green scored 11 for Morro Bay.
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Paso Robles 51, Nipomo 43
The Bearcats (3-2) outscored the Titans (2-4) 21-11 in a second-quarter run that put them ahead by five at the half.
Led by Ryan McNeil’s game-high 17 points, the Titans kept it close through much of the game, but they couldn’t match the Bearcats’ rounded team attack.
Paso Robles didn’t have a single player score in double figures, but got enough balanced scoring to win the game.
Alex Chaidez (nine), Jake Murray (nine), Isaiah Jackson (nine), Aleksander Koch (seven) and Richard Curl (seven) led the Bearcats in points.
Adam White added four points and a team-high seven rebounds.
Arroyo Grande 55, Templeton 25
Ryan Echols scored a game-high 21 points, and Gunnar Gomez added 17 for the Eagles.
Arroyo Grande (4-2) is still without six players because of the ongoing high school football playoffs.
Andy Garrettson had a team-high eight points for Templeton (0-5).
Templeton 42, Paso Robles 34
Freshman Lauren Stuedemann had a game-high 14 points to lead Templeton (3-2).
Amani White and Molly Donovan led the Bearcats (2-2) with seven points apiece.
Katie Koehler added four points and a team-high 10 rebounds while Paige O’Sullivan added nine points and four assists for Templeton.
San Luis Obispo 7, Morro Bay 3
San Luis Obispo’s Julio Martinon recorded a hat trick to help the Tigers win.
Matthew Conelly added a goal and two assists for San Luis Obispo (3-0).
Erick Cordova and Miguel Perez recorded a goal and an assist each in the win, while Mario Martinez also scored for the Tigers.
San Luis Obispo had 21 shots on goal in the win.
Paso Robles 2, Nipomo 1
All of the scoring took place in a flurry of action in the first half, in which Paso Robles went ahead, Nipomo equalized, and the home-team Bearcats again took the lead for good.
Angel Guevara put Paso Robles (5-1) ahead with a goal in the 15th minute, but Nipomo’s Vincent Brizzolara answered back seven minutes later with a score on an assist from Caleb Perez.
The Bearcats quickly went back on the attack, and Angel Garcia put away a goal in the 27th minute for the eventual game winner. Arroyo Grande 0, Cabrillo 0, tie
The Eagles outshot Cabrillo 11-5 on goal but couldn’t get one in the net.
Edgar Ramirez made seven saves to help Arroyo Grande (2-2-3) to its third consecutive shutout.
Coast Union 5, Mission Prep 1
Victor Casa had three assists and one goal to help visiting Coast Union win their season opener at Mission Prep.
Casa assisted on two goals to Luis BeAlba, added another to Nick Taron, and took one in on a solo effort.
Oscar Catalan scored first for the Broncos.
San Luis Obispo 3, Morro Bay 1
Kiley Norkus scored twice for the Tigers (2-0-1) while Brady Candaele added a goal and an assist.
Stevie Goo assisted on Candaele’s goal, and Kelly Koch made three saves for San Luis Obispo.
Macey Burgeson scored for Morro Bay (0-3).
Arroyo Grande 1, Cabrillo 1, tie
Arroyo Grande scored first, but Cabrillo got the equalizer just three minutes into the second half for the tie.
Lupita Leon scored 30 minutes into the game for the Eagles (2-0-1), and Nadine Reed answered for Cabrillo (1-1-1) with a goal coming off of a chance created by a 35-foot free kick.
Mission Prep 2, Coast Union 1
Mission Prep got a solid start from freshman goalkeeper Helaina Hurwitz, and two second-half goals gave the Royals the home win.
Judy Ha and Deirdre Laird both scored in the second half, and Erin McDonnell added an assist.
Hurwitz was called up from JV for the game and came up with two saves to keep the Royals in the game.
Paso Robles 4, Nipomo 3
Maddy Cline had two goals and two assists to lead the Bearcats (3-0).
Krista Broderick and Danica Boggs had the other goals for Paso Robles.
Atascadero 3, Templeton 0
The Greyhounds got goals from Olivia Dobbs, Dominique Mack and Jackie Fleming to win.
Christine Curtis had two assists for Atascadero (3-0).
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Nipomo 6, Paso Robles 2
Nipomo outscored Paso Robles 4-1 in the third quarter to break away.
Shanae Lauraidsen and Becky Emrick scored three goals apiece to take care of the scoring for Nipomo, and Sami Baker added seven saves in goal.
“Out style is to play a lot of good defense and keep the scores low,” Titans coach Justin Jewell said. “So it was a good game for us.”
Atascadero 17, Morro Bay 7
Atascadero outscored visiting Morro Bay 7-1 in the third quarter.
Ally Reed scored a team-high four goals, and Bailey Kelly and Claire Leong added three apiece for Atascadero (3-3).
Erin Morey (four saves) and McKenna Pettygohn (two saves) split time in goal for Atascadero.
Pioneer Valley 55, Nipomo 15
Pioneer Valley got pins from Cody Applebee (152 pounds), Roy Ruiz (189 pounds) and Miguel Lewis (215).
The Panthers won another three matches by decision and four by forfeit to take 11 of the 14 total weight classes.
The Titans got pins from Augie Caruso (130 pounds) and Brett Kimball (heavyweight) and a decision by Dylan Hulsizer to round out their scoring.
Southern Section teams announced
Coast Union middle blocker Nicky Ortiz and setter Sophie Flemion were named to the all-CIF-Southern Section Division 5A team announced Tuesday.
Ortiz and Flemion helped lead the Broncos (21-8) to the No. 1 overall seed in the Division 5A playoffs.
Coastal Christian middle blocker Leslie Henry was also named to the first team.