The San Luis Obispo High boys cross country team placed first at the PAC 7 midseason meet at Waller Park in Santa Maria on Thursday afternoon behind a one-two finish from Seamus Land (16 minutes, 31 seconds) and Luke Kraemer (16:35). Joshua Ernst finished 10th for the Tigers (17:28) over the 5K course.
Arroyo Grande finished second in the team standings (with 51 points), Paso Robles finished third (65), and Atascadero was sixth (134).For the Eagles, Josh Davis placed third (16:42), and Blake Maule finished ninth (17:12).
Zander Souza (16:50) placed sixth for the Bearcats, and teammate Aidan Farrell (17:02) was seventh.
Daniel Reyes (20th place, 17:50) was the top finisher for the Greyhounds.
Arroyo Grande won the girls race with a team score of 28. The Eagles placed four runners in the top five: Hannah Stevens (second, 20:03), Emily Johnston (third, 20:20), Jessica Morosoli (fourth, 20:39) and Elizabeth Heyde (fifth, 20:45).
Christine Hoffmann (19:50) placed first for the second-place Tigers (55 points). Micayla Rennick (20:58) placed sixth, and Olivia Carmo (21:44) placed 10th for San Luis Obispo.
Paso Robles finished third (74), and Atascadero finished fifth (100).
Devin Corea (seventh, 21:27) was the top finisher for the Bearcats, and Jillian McLenithan (ninth, 21:42) was the top finisher for the Greyhounds.
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San Luis Obispo 14, Atascadero 7
The Tigers (13-7, 5-2 PAC 7) rode a 7-0 halftime lead to a road win over the Greyhounds (5-10, 2-5).
Trevor Meinhold scored four goals, Casey Blauer and Ian Anderson each scored three, and Dan Crozier and Kenton Hauber scored two each for San Luis Obispo. Darren Paul had eight saves in goal.
Chad Ponek had all seven goals for Atascadero, and Matt Buckingham had 16 saves in goal.
Nipomo 17, St. Joseph 0
Goalie Kirk Wilenius tallied 14 saves for the Titans (15-4), who blanked the Knights behind a steady offense and stifling defense.
Cole Holloway paced the offensive attack with six goals.
Marc Baker netted three goals, Derek Seaman had two goals, and J.W. Dobbe and Connor Cavazos each had one goal.
Paso Robles 10, Pioneer Valley 2
The Bearcats (11-12, 3-4) cruised to a PAC 7 road victory behind Devon Nicklas’ four-goal performance.
J. Young, Collin Moore, Monty Renfrow, Mason Keller, Morgan Moore and Seth Wilkinson each scored one goal for Paso Robles, and Ben Nagengast made seven saves in goal.
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Anna Zhang of Arroyo Grande and Desirae Gillaspy of St. Joseph each carded a 5-over 41 to medal on the front nine and lead their teams to a one-two finish atop the leaderboard.
The Eagles finished second with a 238, 12 strokes behind first-place St. Joseph. Emma Fuhs shot a 47, and Ramie Castilleja shot a 49 for Arroyo Grande.
For Paso Robles (third place, 251), Claire Baldal shot a 43, Ashley Levanduski shot a 48 and Taylor Gaminde shot a 50.
Kodie Hood shot a 45 to pace Atascadero, which finished fourth with a team score of 251. Danyele Rampone shot a 46, and Marissa McClain shot a 48 for the Greyhounds.
For San Luis Obispo (fifth, 254), Sam Lopez shot a 45, Gillian Johnson shot a 49, and Sam Tsau shot a 50.
Arroyo Grande 3, Pioneer Valley 0
The Eagles (18-4, 7-1 PAC 7) swept the visiting Panthers 25-7, 25-13, 25-14.
Alyssa Koenig had 14 kills, Kylie Anderson had four kills, five aces and two blocks, and Millisa Morrow had seven kills, two aces, and 20 assists for Arroyo Grande.
Mission Prep 3, Thacher 0
Maggie Boneso had 24 assists, 15 digs and two aces to lead the Royals (11-10) to the road win.
Grace Ready had nine kills and four aces, and Sadie Casacca had eight kills, 11 digs and two aces for Mission Prep.
Atascadero 3, Paso Robles 0
The Greyhounds (13-8, 6-2 PAC 7) swept the rival Bearcats (11-7, 4-4 PAC 7), 25-18, 25-23, 27-25, led by Haley Ogden’s 38-assist performance.
Also for Atascadero, Brittany Davis had 17 kills and five aces, Mary Kate Evans had 12 kills, Kendall Featherstone had 11 kills, and Ashlee Reusche had 17 digs.
Emily Cone had 11 kills, and Molly Donovan had 10 for Paso Robles.
Templeton 3, Santa Maria 0
The Eagles swept the LPL match 25-9, 25-9, 25-14.
Coast Union 3, North County Christian 0
The Broncos improved to 7-0 in Coast Valley League play behind Nicky Ortiz’s six kills, four aces and two blocks in a 25-15, 25-17, 27-25 sweep of the visiting Crusaders.
The Crusaders (3-9, 1-5) held a 24-23 lead in the second set before the first-place Broncos, the second-ranked team in Division 5A of the CIF-Southern Section, rallied for the win.
Sophie Flemion had five kills and 23 assists for Coast Union. Roxy Mertens added six aces and seven digs.
Brianna Feld had five aces. and Kaysi Butler had 11 digs for North County Christian.
Shandon 3, Maricopa 2
The Outlaws (7-4, 5-2 CVL) outlasted the Indians 25-21, 22-25, 25-18, 21-25, 15-12.
Dontavia Henderson had 18 kills, 17 digs and three blocks, and Kayla Celis had 15 kills, 22 digs and three aces for Shandon. Adilene Torres led the Outlaws with six aces, and also tallied 30 digs and six kills.
Nipomo 12, Coast Union 6
Lauren Kueffler swept 6-2, 6-3, 6-0 to lead Nipomo (3-8) to the nonleague win over the Broncos (0-10).
Also in singles, Kelly Barrett went 0-6, 6-2, 6-0 for the Titans.
In doubles, Kelly Springford and Mady Slaven won 4-6, 6-0, 6-0, and Rachael Moody and Monica Aceves also won two, going 4-6, 6-2, 6-0 for Nipomo.
For Coast Union, Alex Zaragoza went 2-6, 6-0, 6-0, and the doubles team of Morgan May and Kylie Castle swept 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.
Arroyo Grande 17, Pioneer Valley 1
The Eagles (16-1, 8-0) swept all nine doubles sets to cruise to a PAC 7 victory over the visiting Panthers.
Stephani and Amber Domako swept 6-0, 6-2, 6-1 for Arroyo Grande, and the doubles team of Brianna Flood and Joanne Phung won 6-2, 6-1, 6-1. Maurisa Dominguez and Alexis Flood won their two sets, 6-2, 6-1, before being subbed out for Christa Osumi and Zoe Miller, who won the last doubles set 6-1.
Atascadero 12, Paso Robles 6
Amber Petersen swept her singles matches 6-3, 6-0, 6-0 for the Greyhounds (6-5, 3-5).
The doubles tandems of Claire Jacob and Kelly Boicourt (6-0, 6-3, 7-6) and Lauryn Cooper and Bailey Taunt (6-0, 7-6, 6-2) each swept their respective matches.
Templeton 14, Morro Bay 4
The Eagles swept all nine singles sets to preserve the win over the Pirates (1-11, 0-8).
For the Pirates, Emily Franzmann and Clare Olson won two of three, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2.
The doubles team of Sarah Keas and Amanda Newport split their sets, 4-6, 6-3.
No information on the Eagles’ set wins was available.