Five county schools competed at the San Luis Obispo Dive Preview on Saturday, where numerous divers earned CIF-Southern Section postseason bids.
On the boys side, any score over 300 earned an automatic bid and over 200 earned consideration.
Paso Robles High’s Colby Thompson and San Luis Obispo’s Kevin Schultz were the only boy divers to earn automatic bids. Thompson scored a 365.55, winning the boys competition. Schultz placed third with a score of 308.22.
Earning postseason consideration were Jay Milbrandt (Arroyo Grande, 297.03), Ian Roorda (Atascadero, 268.83), Austin Miller (Atascadero, 258.0), Will Mertha (Morro Bay, 254.79), Devon Nicklas (Paso Robles, 248.58), Jack Milstead (SLO, 230.49), Mikal Hansen (SLO, 227.52), Josh Doolin (Atascadero 218.13) and Hank Adema (SLO, 214.32).
A score over 360 earned an automatic bid and over 240 got consideration for girls.
Tessa Merritt of San Luis Obispo won with a 428, and Alysa Floercky of Atascadero scored a 367.85 for third place.
Divers earning consideration were Amanda Gritzfeld (Paso Robles, 359.80), Allie Celio (Arroyo Grande, 306.50), Lindsay Nichols (Arroyo Grande, 304.60), Kelsay Shorter (Atascadero, 289.95), Meghan Anderson (Arroyo Grande, 275.30), Allie Keefer (Atascadero 274.5) and Camryn Spencer (Arroyo Grande, 264.3).
BASEBALLAtascadero 7, Righetti 5
Tanner Thompson batted 3 for 4 with a two-out, three-run triple that spurred the Greyhounds (5-3, 2-1 PAC 7) to victory in the bottom of the seventh.
Michael Baez threw two shutout innings to earn the win in relief of starting pitcher Weston Walker, who allowed five runs on six hits in the first five innings.
Morro Bay 6, Shafter 5, 8 innings; Taft 8, Morro Bay 0
Rico Caravahlo knocked in the winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning against the Generals to give the Pirates (1-7, 0-1 Los Padres League) their first win of the season.
Derek Spang pitched for Morro Bay and got the win. Dan Beavers, a freshman, logged his first hits in varsity play with a double and a single, respectively.
The Pirates were held to three hits in their loss to host Taft.
SOFTBALLSan Luis Obispo vs. Soledad
The doubleheader scheduled was cancelled because of weather and field conditions. Both games are rescheduled for April 16 in San Luis Obispo.
Mission Prep vs. King City
The doubleheader scheduled was cancelled because of weather and field conditions. Both games are rescheduled for April 16 in King City.
Atascadero vs. Buchanan
The doubleheader scheduled was cancelled because of weather and field conditions. Both games are rescheduled for April 7 in Atascadero.