The Morro Bay High girls basketball team stayed undefeated on the young season Wednesday night with a 46-36 win over Truckee at the Pirates’ own Moriarty Enterprises Invitational co-hosted with San Luis Obispo High.
Point guard Megan Hansen had 21 points to lead Morro Bay (3-0), while Hannah Gilbert, a 6-foot-2 center, had 10 points and eight rebounds.
Nicki Bloom added eight points for Morro Bay. The Pirates will host Rosamond at 8 tonight.
Also at the Moriarty Enterprises Holiday Classic:
Arroyo Grande 42, Elk Grove 21Maddie Carr had 12 points, seven rebounds and three blocks to lead the Eagles (5-1) to a blowout victory.
Arroyo Grande also got eight points from Emma Weinreich and seven from Madi Ventura as the Eagles steadily built up a 38-18 lead after three quarters. Haley MacDonald had five assists.
Arroyo Grande will play Frontier today at 6:30 p.m. at San Luis Obispo.
Mission Prep 49, Righetti 40The Royals (5-1) outscored the Warriors (0-2) 18-6 in the fourth quarter for a comeback victory.
“At one point in the third quarter, we were down six,” Royals coach John Krossa said, “and then we just went on a really great run. We played great defense and we made free throws.”
Mission Prep was 12 of 13 from the free-throw line, and leading scorer Jenna Dunbar, who paced all scorers with 16, had half of her points in the final quarter, six of which came on free throws.
Bri Harvey had 14 for the Royals, who play Elk Grove today at 6:30 p.m. at Morro Bay.
Atascadero 51, Frontier 37Shannon Berwick led the Greyhounds with 16 points, while Alyssa Palma added 13.Atascadero plays Lompoc at San Luis Obispo at 5 this evening.
Paso Robles 57, Santa Maria 29Twelve Bearcats players scored, led by nine points apiece from Audra Perry and Amani White.
Domenique Terry and Molly Donovan scored seven each for Paso Robles (3-3), which will play Nipomo at 3:30 this afternoon at Morro Bay.
Nipomo 55, Rosamond 45Versatile forward Tessa Underwood led the Titans with 22 points.
Tess Lattimer added 10 for Nipomo (2-3), which steadily chipped away after a 19-11 first-quarter deficit.
Carson City (Nev.) 50, San Luis Obispo 33The Tigers, now 1-4 overall, will look to rebound with an 8 p.m. home game against Truckee tonight.
No additional information on Wednesday’s game was provided as of press time.
WRESTLINGMorro Bay 62, San Luis Obispo 5The Pirates (1-1), coming off a recent fifth-place finish at the prestigious Pete Duca Invitational, got nine pins in the nonleague dual.
The fastest fall of the night was recorded by 215-pounder Andrew Cummings, who pinned his opponent in 18 seconds.
The other pins came from: Chris Kim (in 36 seconds at 125 pounds), Michael Mills (23 seconds at 130), Josh Richman (47 seconds into the third period at 140), Christian de Leon (28 seconds into the third round at 145), Wes Hill (1:18 at 152), Jaccob Carlson (24 seconds at 160), Kent Beecham (31 seconds at 171) and Dom Woods (1:22 at 189).
The Tigers’ Matt Birchay claimed an 18-4 decision at the heavyweight class.