High School Sports

Prep Roundup: Tigers, Pirates picked for football all-star game

Two more local high schools’ initial selections for the upcoming FCA Central Coast All-Star Football Classic were announced Tuesday.

From San Luis Obispo, the all-stars are linebacker Nick Butier, fullback Vance Cramer and receiver Mason Orradre.

Representing Morro Bay are quarterback and safety Sam Crizer, defensive lineman Noah Galicia, receiver Jesse Landry and running back Darek Mendoza.

The game, which will pit a San Luis Obispo County squad of seniors against their northern Santa Barbara County counterparts, will be held June 4 at Pioneer Valley High. All proceeds from the game will go to benefit PAC 7 and Los Padres League schools.

All of the players announced Tuesday were all-league honorees, and Crizer was an all-state selection among medium-sized schools by both Cal-Hi Sports and MaxPreps.

Selections from Arroyo Grande, Atascadero, Nipomo, Paso Robles and Templeton are planned to be announced in upcoming weeks.

GIRLS WATER POLO

Santa Ynez 11, Nipomo 7

Despite a five-goal performance from Becky Emrick, the Titans (5-13, 2-3 Los Padres League) couldn’t stifle the second-seeded Pirates in the league championships.

With the loss, Nipomo will go on to play Morro Bay for third place. If Nipomo wins, it will earn a spot in the divisional playoffs.

Sara Clark had the other two goals for Nipomo, and freshman Samantha Baker made seven saves in goal.

Morro Bay 11, Santa Maria 3; Cabrillo 13, Morro Bay 7

In the first game, the Pirates were up only 3-2 at the half, but Megan Long scored five goals in the third quarter and powered Morro Bay past Santa Maria.

Kerri Novick had 12 saves in goal.

Later, after spotting Cabrillo an 8-1 lead after the first quarter, the Pirates rallied but could never close the gap.

Led by Long’s three goals, Morro Bay received four other goals from four different players, and Novick had 11 saves.

San Luis Obispo 10, Righetti 9

The Tigers (15-8, 9-2 PAC 7) came back from a 6-3 halftime deficit in their win over the Warriors.

In what proved to be a crucial third quarter, San Luis Obispo outscored Righetti 4-1, making it a 7-7 tie going into the fourth.

“We were able to stop their scoring drives,” Tigers coach Kristin Poochigian said.

Eva Bakker netted four goals, Kennedy Peters scored three and Elizabeth Waddell two for San Luis Obispo.

Zoe Berkowitz had eight saves in goal.

Paso Robles 6, St. Joseph 3

No further information was available.

GIRLS SOCCER

Morro Bay 5, Santa Maria 0

Wynn Reeves scored the first two goals, and Macey Burgeson, Olivia Watt and Allison Walters added the other scores for the Pirates.

If Morro Bay (7-11-3, 5-6 LPL) beats Lompoc on Thursday, the Pirates would clinch a divisional playoff berth.

Lompoc 3, Templeton 1, OT

The Braves scored twice after regulation to get the win over the Eagles (5-6 LPL).

Kaily White scored the only goal for Templeton, unassisted.

Nipomo 1, Mission Prep 0

The Royals (8-11-3) took seven shots in their loss to the Titans (7-14-1).

The lone goal came in the 51st minute from Dana Leyva, assisted by Silvia DeLeon.

Royals goalkeeper Helaina Hurwitz was credited with six saves.

Coast Union 4, Orcutt Academy 0

Cristina Plasencia netted two goals, and Morgan May recorded one goal and three assists as the Broncos (8-6-1) cruised.

Gaby Bucio recorded four saves in goal for Coast Union.

BOYS SOCCER

Nipomo 5, Mission Prep 1

Three Titans seniors scored in the final home game of their careers.

Eric Pulido had two goals and an assist, Humbe Lopez scored off of a penalty kick and recorded an assist, and Allan Ayala scored for Nipomo (11-11-2).

Buddy Kichler added a goal and an assist, and Juan Rodriguez had seven saves in goal for the Titans.

Mission Prep’s Jesse Andreini scored the lone goal for the Royals.

Santa Maria 4, Morro Bay 0

No further information was available.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Coast Union 50, Cuyama Valley 34

Coast Union scored early and often, as the Broncos (16-7, 11-0 Coast Valley League) clinched the CVL title outright.

Sean Mertens was the high scorer for Coast Union with 18 points, and Dylan Vialpando added 10 points and a team-high nine rebounds.

North County Christian 43, Orcutt Academy 37

The Crusaders (11-10) trailed until the closing seconds of the third quarter, and then held on for a nonleague win.

Haustin Morrison had 12 points and six steals, Tyler Roth had nine points and nine rebounds and Austin Wiemann added seven assists to go with his seven points for North County Christian.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Coast Union 51, Cuyama Valley 11

Ashley Lorenz and Allie Sesser each scored 10 points, Roxy Mertens had eight, and Coast Union (13-10, 10-1 CVL) played one of its most complete games of the season.

North County Christian 38, Orcutt Academy 25

After scoring only four first-quarter points, the Crusaders (14-7) dominated the rest of the nonleague game, outscoring the Spartans 34-17.

Led by Cristy Scarson’s team-high 19 points and Brianna Feld’s 15 points and game-high 17 rebounds, North County Christian gave itself some momentum heading into a CVL showdown on Friday night with Coast Union to decide the league title.

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