The Nipomo High boys water polo team went 1-1 at the San Luis Obispo Tournament on Friday, losing to Brea Olinda 8-7 before defeating the host Tigers 8-5 in game two.
Against Brea Olinda, the Titans (15-4) got 19 saves from goalie Kirk Wilenius and a combined seven goals from Marc Baker and Cole Holloway, but it wasn’t enough in the loss.
The Titans beat the Tigers in their second game in the tournament. The score was tied at 4 in the third quarter until Nipomo outscored San Luis Obispo 4-1 in the fourth quarter. Kirk Wilenius had 13 saves, and J.W. Dobbe scored three goals for Nipomo, which also had two goals from Mark Baker and Cole Holloway.
San Luis Obispo’s Tyler LeSage scored two goals, and Nick Eaton, Kyle Sweasey and Nick Bea each contributed one goal.
Nipomo, Brea Olinda and San Luis Obispo finished in a three-way tie and based on number of goals, Nipomo advanced to first in the bracket.
The host Tigers held off Brea Olinda 6-5 in their second game of the day. Darren Paul made 14 saves to preserve the win, while Casey Blauer’s four goals and Nick Eaton’s two goals provided the offense.
Morro Bay lost to Westlake 14-0 and 15-7 to Los Altos. D.J. Marcy, Grant Johnson, and Juan Olabe Arnendariz all scored two goals each for the Pirates in the loss to Los Altos.
Arroyo Grande shut out Paso Robles 10-0, led by Dennis Meffert and Cisco Bass scoring two goals each. Six Eagles contributed one goal each in the win. Clint Doucette had nine saves in goal.
Crespi then used a 5-2 third-quarter edge to defeat Arroyo Grande 9-8. Meffert had four goals for the Eagles, Roberto Dessi added three goals and Nick Chapman scored one. Chandler Mankins had three saves.
Atascadero lost 19-4 against Clovis West and 15-10 to Santa Ynez.
San Luis Obispo girls tennis team wins
Tori Troesch (6-4, 6-1, 6-0) and Abigail Will (6-4, 6-2, 6-0) led San Luis Obispo’s girls tennis team (8-1, 5-1 PAC 7) to an 11-7 nonleague victory at San Marcos.
San Luis Obispo’s doubles teams of Darla Berkefeld and Lauren Hutkin (3-6, 7-6, 6-0) and India Hoffman and Joelle Lewis (2-6, 7-6, 6-0) provided two wins each for the Tigers.