High School Sports

Prep Roundup: Arroyo Grande's Yancosek tosses shutout

Jesse Yancosek pitched a complete-game three-hitter Wednesday afternoon, leading the Arroyo Grande High baseball team to a 5-0 PAC 7 win over Pioneer Valley.

Seventy-six of Yancosek’s 99 pitches were strikes. The 6-foot-2 senior finished with nine strikeouts and one walk.

“He really threw well. He had them off balance,” Eagles coach Brad Lachemann said. “He pitches with such a good pace that our defense tends to play better behind him; he doesn’t let them sit around much.”

Kyle Kleinsmith was 2 for 3 with an RBI for Arroyo Grande (8-2, 4-1), and Jacob Kephart went 2 for 4.

Paso Robles 13, Righetti 1

Every Bearcats starter scored at least one run in the rout to even the series at a game apiece.

“Throughout the lineup we had good at-bats,” Paso Robles coach Derek Stroud said. “It was good to come back after (Tuesday’s 7-5 loss), and it’ll be a battle down there on Friday (in Santa Maria).”

Elias Stokes and Scott Plescia had three hits each for Paso Robles, with Plescia driving in two runs and Stokes one.

Jason Brown and Mac Stuart each had two RBI for the Bearcats (7-2, 3-2), with Stuart scoring three times and Brown twice.

Ryan Brockman picked up the win, yielding six hits in six innings.

San Luis Obispo 7, St. Joseph 6

The Knights rallied late after facing a 7-4 deficit, but the Tigers were able to turn a thrilling bang-bang play at first base to end the game, coach Bobby Ryan said.

Marek Johnson got the win for San Luis Obispo (4-3, 2-0). Johnson scattered six hits over five innings and struck out two batters without walking any. He gave up one earned run.

Louie Summer was 2 for 3, including a three-run triple, for the Tigers.

Davis Casciola and Sean Mullen also had 2-for-3 efforts for San Luis Obispo.

Mission Prep 5, Santa Clara 4

Stephen Fleming started for the Royals, giving up one run on three hits through the first four innings. He had three strikeouts and two walks. Anthony Bosshardt picked up the save.

Fleming and Joey Hall had doubles for Mission Prep (4-3).


North County Christian 8, Shandon 7

In the seventh inning, the Crusaders’ Teale Harden scored the winning run after Arianna Faulkenbury hit the ball down the first-base line, which led to an Outlaws error.

Kylie Bergquist earned the win for North County Christian (2-2, 1-1 Coast Valley League). She gave up 12 hits and had five strikeouts and four walks in a complete-game effort.

Cheyenne Ricks was 1 for 3 with two RBI for the Crusaders, and Chloe Bergquist was also 1 for 3, with an RBI triple.


San Luis Obispo 15, St. Joseph 3

The Tigers got dominant performances in singles from Josh Milla (who swept 6-0, 6-0, 6-1) and Coco Angulo (6-0, 6-2, 6-0).

In doubles, San Luis Obispo (4-3, 3-1 PAC 7) had Adrian Angulo and Mason Hansen take their two sets 7-5, 6-1.


Mission Prep 3, Dunn 0

The Royals swept 25-15, 25-15, 25-18.

Tanner Nelson and Chris Salvini both had seven aces for Mission Prep. Salvini added six kills, and Nelson had 21 assists.