Morro Bay High forward Edward Griley had 33 points and 22 rebounds Friday night to lead the Pirates’ boys basketball team to a 62-48 Los Padres League win over Santa Ynez.
The 6-foot-6 forward also had five blocks in the win, helping Morro Bay (8-8, 3-0) stay unbeaten in the LPL.
Griley, combined with the 16 points from Luke Munds, outscored Santa Ynez’s total team output by themselves.
Wyatt Garley scored a team-high 28 points for Santa Ynez (8-9, 1-3 LPL).
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San Luis Obispo 60, Paso Robles 45
Despite a strong third quarter in which Paso Robles (9-7, 2-1 PAC 7) out-scored San Luis Obispo 22-9, the Bearcats weren’t able to overcome a 37-14 halftime deficit.
Mike Hansen notched 21 points for San Luis Obispo, and Steven Sainsbury added 16.
Adam White led Paso Robles with 12 points, and both Ben Oliver and Jake Murray scored 10.
Nipomo 51, Santa Maria 48
The Titans used a 22-6 fourth-quarter surge to rally for the road win over the Saints.
Marc Baker paced Nipomo with 16 points, followed by Sam Manriquez with 11 and Cole Holloway with 10.
North Co. Christian 64, Maricopa 39
North County Christian’s Austin Wiemann was four assists and four steals away from a quadruple-double. Wiemann had 10 points and 11 rebounds to go with his six assists and six steals.
Daniel Katches had 25 points and 15 rebounds for the Crusaders (3-8, 3-1 Coast Valley League), and Tyler Roth scored 14 points and had 11 rebounds.
Coast Union 52, Orcutt Academy 47
Seventeen second-half points by Eddie Salazar were enough for Coast Union (7-6, 3-0 CVL) to down the Spartans.Salazar had a team-high 19 points for Coast Union to go with Sean Mertens’ 11 points.
Arroyo Grande 58, Atascadero 40
Draining five 3-pointers on her way to a 19-point game, Haley MacDonald led the Eagles (13-2, 3-0 PAC 7) to victory.
Maddie Carr had 14 points and 10 rebounds to complete a double-double for Arroyo Grande, and Madi Ventura had seven points and five assists.
Atascadero’s leading scorer was Shannon Berwick with nine points, while Mary Kate Evans had seven.
Paso Robles 48, San Luis Obispo 30
Paso Robles (9-7, 2-1 PAC 7) jumped out to a 35-18 halftime lead and cruised the rest of the way.
Paso Robles’ leading scorer was Molly Donovan with 11 points.
Malie Guy led the Tigers with 11 points.
Mission Prep 51, Templeton 45
Mission Prep (10-4) was down by seven going into the fourth quarter and outscored the Eagles 15-2 in the final period.
Both Jenna Dunbar and Bri Harvey scored 13 points for the Royals.
Autumn Russell led Templeton with 10 points and also had three assists. Katie Hunter had nine points, and Paige O’Sullivan netted eight.
Santa Ynez 44, Morro Bay 39
Although Morro Bay (10-4, 2-1 LPL) led 19-16 at halftime, Santa Ynez used a 14-8 fourth quarter to pull away.
Hailey King led all scorers with 23 points for Santa Ynez.
For Morro Bay, Nicki Bloom had 14 points while Hannah Gilbert scored 10.
Nipomo 52, Santa Maria 37
Santa Maria got off to a sluggish start, only scoring four points in the first quarter against the Titans (9-7, 2-1 LPL).
Tessa Underwood led Nipomo with 14 points. Taylor Nevitt and Jessica Miller were also in double figures with 11 and 10 points, respectively.
North Co. Christian 62, Maricopa 26
Cristy Scarson scored a team-high 27 points, and Chloe Bergquist added 13 for North County Christian.
The Crusaders (6-3, 4-0 CVL) outscored Maricopa 41-8 in the first half and didn’t let up. Brianna Feld had 11 points and 13 rebounds in the win.
New Year’s Revolution at Atascadero
The Greyhounds had 13 competitors qualify and advance.
The championship round will take place at 9:30 this morning.
Arroyo Grande 2, Atascadero 0
Arroyo Grande scored two second-half goals to get past Atascadero (0-7-1, 0-2-0 PAC 7).
Brandon Macias scored in the 47th minute off an assist from Morgan Wack, and then Wack scored a goal of his own later in the second half.
Arroyo Grande (7-4-3, 3-0) remained unbeaten in league play.
Paso Robles 2, San Luis Obispo 0
The Bearcats (11-2-1, 3-0) continued their winning ways, capping a three-win week with the victory over the Tigers (5-6, 0-1).
Ricardo Guerrero and Oliver Sanchez, assisted by Daniel Arevalo, put in the two goals for Paso Robles.
Goalkeeper Daniel Fuerte made five saves, including a save on a penalty kick in the 30th minute, to preserve the Bearcats’ 1-0 lead at the time.
Santa Maria 1, Templeton 0
Santa Maria scored early on a penalty kick in the first half to give the defending LPL champions the win.
San Luis Obispo 4, Paso Robles 0
Four different Tigers players scored. San Luis Obispo (8-4-2, 2-0 PAC 7) scored three goals in the first 23 minutes.
The goals came from Emily Babcock in the 10th minute, Brady Candaele in the 18th, Zoe Thompson in the 23rd, and Kiley Norkus scored in the 50th.
Goalkeeper Kelly Koch held Paso Robles (11-1-2, 2-1) scoreless, making three saves.
Arroyo Grande 3, Atascadero 0
The Eagles went up early on their way to their seventh win of the season.
In the fifth minute, Ashley Roese scored off a Lupita Leon assist.
In the 21st minute, Leon scored herself on an assist from Kate Reinhardt.
To finish the scoring, Mallory Flatebo got a goal in the 73rd minute off an assist from Hannah Chandless.
GIRLS WATER POLO
Arroyo Grande Tournament
The host Eagles won all three of their games, beating Cabrillo 16-4, Thousand Oaks 9-3 and Rio Mesa 12-5.
Katie Sverchek scored a total of six goals on the day, and goalkeeper Kylie Anderson had a total 28 saves.