In its first dual meet Tuesday night at Arroyo Grande High, the Eagles wrestling team, with the score tied 38-38 at the end of regulation, won on a rare eighth criteria of a tiebreaker against Pioneer Valley.
The overall criteria involve going over penalty points, total technical falls and other aspects of the dual. The eighth tiebreaker was which team had the most takedowns in the first period.
Arroyo Grande (1-3 PAC 7) earned four pins during the meet. Chad Snyder (130), Marvin Apreza (135), Raul Uc (140) and Colton Smith (215) all won by fall.
“We’re one step ahead of where we were last year,” Arroyo Grande coach Curt Eichperger said. “We will be working on cardio, which is always a work in progress, and technique, especially finishing moves, in the coming weeks.”
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In the second meet of the day, despite six pins, the Eagles lost to Paso Robles, 48-36.
Mitchell Snyder (103), Johnny Guajardo (125), Chad Snyder, Apreza, Uc, and Smith had pins in those bouts.
No information on the Bearcats wrestlers who won in the second dual was made available.
Morro Bay 51, Cabrillo 18
The Pirates (4-0 Los Padres League) got four pins while staying unbeaten against league competition.
Wutthichai Thonglue recorded the fastest fall of the night for Morro Bay at 119 pounds, in a minute and eight seconds.
Chris Kim (at 125 pounds), Frank Martinez (171) and Carl Coates (heavyweight) also collected pins for Morro Bay, and Jaccob Carlson (145) won by technical fall.
Dolin Mininni, fresh off his 135-pound title at the 70-school Sam Boyd Invitational, picked up a 9-0 decision at 140, and teammate Andrew Cummings also helped sway the score with a 13-9 win at 189.
Nipomo 52, Lompoc 27
The Titans (2-2 LPL) earned six pins in the win over the Braves.
Their first win came on a major decision in favor of Eddy Bausle at 119 pounds. Nipomo’s first pin came at the hands of Damian Llamas (130) in the second round. Dylan Hulsizer (135), Jake Evans (145), Josh Wreden (171), Jared Dorado (215), and Brett Kimball (heavyweight) were the other Titans with pins.
All-star game coaching announcement
Former Paso Robles coach Bill Stansbury has been announced as the honorary head coach for the San Luis Obispo County all-star team in the Central Coast All-Star Classic, which will be held June 4 at Pioneer Valley High. He will be honored during halftime of the game.
Stansbury coached the Bearcats from 1990 to 1998, leading Paso Robles to seven playoff appearances and the CIF-Southern Section Division X championship in his final season.
The head coach for 10 seasons at Beverly Hills before coming to the Central Coast, Stansbury was honored in 1996 with a Southern California Coaches Association 100 Victories award.
North County Christian 57, Shandon 16
Cristy Scarson led the Crusaders with 23 points, and Brianna Feld nearly had a triple-double with 17 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists to lead North County Christian (10-6, 7-1 Coast Valley League).
Ashley DeBruler and Karol Rendon had five points apiece for the Outlaws (3-10, 1-7).
Coast Union 54, Maricopa 24
Roxy Mertens and Ashley Lorenz each had 12 points to lead the Broncos (9-10, 7-1) to the CVL rout.
Orcutt Academy 34, Coastal Christian 27
Despite a strong fourth quarter for the Conquerors (3-8), the Spartans had done enough already to get the win.
Orcutt Academy controlled the first quarter, going up 14-5, and stayed in control.
Grace Napier led Coastal Christian with 15 points to go with 16 rebounds.
St. Joseph 73, Mission Prep 61
With about two-and-a-half minutes left, Mission Prep (12-8) held a one-point lead, but the Knights finished with a 13-0 run to clinch the nonleague victory.
“We missed easy shots and made extremely costly turnovers,” Mission Prep coach Terrance Harris said.
Zach Allmon had 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Royals. Andy Rowley netted 14 points and handed out seven assists, and Spencer Rowley scored 12 points.
Coast Union 57, Maricopa 20
The Broncos (12-7, 8-0 CVL) took it easy in the final period after cruising during the first three quarters.
“We did a great job managing the game,” Coast Union coach Tim May said. “We spread the ball around well and played solid defense. Everyone did what they were supposed to do, and it paid off.”
Coast Union’s Sean Mertens led all scorers with 18 points. Eddie Salazar added 14 points for the Broncos.
North County Christian 49, Shandon 28
Tyler Roth had career highs of 16 points and 18 rebounds, and Daniel Katches added 10 points and 13 rebounds for North County Christian (7-9, 6-2 CVL).
Tommy Harris paced the Outlaws (3-7, 3-4) with six points.
Templeton 2, Morro Bay 1
The Eagles rallied thanks to goals by Jessica Cheek and Lindsey Wyatt.
Julie Cappelluti made four saves in goal for Templeton (3-4 LPL).
Allison Walters scored for the Pirates (3-5 LPL).
Nipomo 4, Santa Maria 1
Held to just one goal in their previous game, the Titans (5-12-1, 3-5 LPL) got their offense rolling in the win.
Dana Leyva started the scoring for the Titans on an unassisted goal. Kaytline Fernandez was responsible for the second and third goals, assisted by Silvia Deleon and Sam Trejo, respectively. Maricruz Arevalo finished the scoring unassisted.
Mission Prep 2, Coast Union 2, tie
Goals from Sydney Ratjens and Deirdre Laird weren’t enough to lift the Royals (7-7-2) over the Broncos.
Morro Bay 1, Templeton 0
Holt Alden broke away from two defenders and hammered a shot from 22 yards out to score the game’s only goal.
“We were able to control the ball probably around 85 percent of the time,” Pirates coach Tomas Arreola said. “Daniel Van Buerdan, a freshman, and Taylor Sutliff really helped dictate the game and solidified our defense.”
Santa Maria 2, Nipomo 1
The goalkeepers had left their respective goals, and all the players thought the game was over, except Santa Maria’s Ulises Alvarez.
As the referee had not blown the whistle yet, Alvarez put in the game-winning goal against the Titans (7-11-2, 3-5 LPL) in extra time.
Alvarez also had the equalizer in the 60th minute.
In the 32nd minute, Nipomo had taken the lead on a goal from Buddy Kichler that was assisted by goalkeeper Juan Rodriguez.
Coast Union 5, Mission Prep 1
The Broncos improved to 12-1. No additional information was available.
GIRLS WATER POLO
Atascadero 8, Paso Robles 5
No additional information was available.