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Prep Roundup: Morro Bay rolls past Paso Robles in girls basketball

Morro Bay High’s Nicki Bloom goes to the basket against Paso Robles’ Sarah Bilderback during the Pirates’ 47-30 win over Paso Robles on Tuesday.
Morro Bay High’s Nicki Bloom goes to the basket against Paso Robles’ Sarah Bilderback during the Pirates’ 47-30 win over Paso Robles on Tuesday. jjohnston@thetribunenews.com

The Morro Bay High girls basketball team defeated Paso Robles 47-30 on Tuesday night.

Hannah Gilbert led the Pirates (4-1) with 18 points, and Sierra Schwellenbach added 13 points, plus all three of the team’s 3-point field goals. Gilbert also contributed nine rebounds for Morro Bay.

Molly Donovan had a team-high 17 points for the Bearcats (5-4).

“I thought our kids came back and rebounded well from our performance on Saturday,” Morro Bay coach Cary Nerelli said. “It’s nice to see the girls can come back from a loss and complete a win.”

The Pirates used a 15-2 second-quarter run to blow the game open.

Templeton 73, Santa Ynez 33

The Eagles (7-2, 1-0 LPL) didn’t let a 42-16 lead at the half slip, defeating Santa Ynez in both teams’ home opener.

Lauren Stuedemann led the Eagles with 20 points, five steals and four assists. Mari Stewart had 17 points, and Marissa Torres had 15. Brooke Stewart had six points and 10 rebounds.

Nipomo 49, Cabrillo 34

Tess Latimer scored 13 points to help the Titans to their first win of the year.

Gianna Abatti had 10 points for Nipomo (1-9, 1-0 LPL) with 10 rebounds.

Diana Krichezsky had six points, and Kelly Springford had six points and eight rebounds.

Dos Pueblos 76, Atascadero 68

The Greyhounds (4-4) fell short to Dos Pueblos in a nonleague game.

Mary Kate Evans led the Greyhounds with 26 points and 14 rebounds. Emily Boege added 13 points.

“We went down in the third quarter when we got into foul trouble and had to sit our starters,” Atascadero coach Jim Stecher said, “but it was close the whole way.”

North County Christian 54, Coast Union 9

Brianna Feld had 16 points and eight rebounds, and Mandy Legault had 14 points, five assists and five steals to lead the Crusaders (1-0, 1-0 CVL) to the win at home over the Broncos (0-2 CVL).

Christen Adams and Kylie Culver each had nine rebounds and two points for Coast Union.

Coastal Christian 45, Cuyuma Valley 8

Amy Arnold led the Conquerors (1-1) with 20 points in the win against Cuyuma Valley (0-3).

Ronni Garrison added 10 points for Coastal Christian. The Conquerors defense held a shutout until the fourth quarter.


Templeton 51, Santa Ynez 32

Andy Garrettson had nine points and 12 rebounds to push the Eagles past the Pirates in both team’s LPL opener.

The Eagles led 19-4 after one quarter and never looked back. Both Jackson Wheeler and Eric Fragione had 10 points. Casey Dakin also had nine for the Eagles (3-7).

Coast Union 41, North County Christian 38

Quinten Raethke scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Broncos (3-5, 1-1 CVL).

Daniel Katches had a team-high 13 points for the Crusaders (1-7, 0-1 CVL).


Santa Ynez 2, Nipomo 1

Caleb Doane scored the first goal of the game for the Titans (2-6-2), who were outscored 2-0 the rest of the way.

Erubey Ponce had 10 saves in goal for Nipomo, but gave up the winning goal with 10 seconds left on the clock.

Coast Union 2, Templeton 2, tie

Victor Casas and Luis Alba each scored one goal for the Broncos (2-0-1).


Nipomo 2, Santa Ynez 2, tie

The Titans scored a goal in each half to tie the Pirates in Nipomo’s first LPL match of the season.

Denise Belmontes scored in the first half, and Kaitlyne Fernandez scored in the second.

Goalie Brianna Gonzales had seven saves for Nipomo (4-3-2, 0-0-1 LPL).

Arroyo Grande 2, San Marcos 0

The Eagles (4-1) took the win against San Marcos with a goal from Carly Chandless, assisted by Paige Johnson. Nadine Reed also scored for Arroyo Grande off a Dana Simmon assist.

Goalie Mikayla Simon had two saves.

Cabrillo 7, Morro Bay 0

The Pirates (0-6) lost to the Conquistadores in a an LPL game.

Morro Bay’s goalie, Hanna Meisinger, had five saves in the first half. In the second half, Brooke McClellan saved eight shots at goal for the Pirates.

San Luis Obispo 2, Dos Pueblos 0

In the second half, the Tigers (5-0-1) scored two goals to get the nonleague win.

Kiley Norkus and Lydia Mello both scored one goal each for San Luis Obispo. Brady Candaele assisted both shots. Goalie Lauren Harper had seven saves for the Tigers for her third shutout of the season.


San Luis Obispo 12, Atascadero 11, 3 OT

Elizabeth Waddell scored nine goals for the Tigers (5-4, 1-0 PAC 7), including one with 13 seconds left in regulation to even the score at 10-10 and another with 54 seconds left in sudden-death, triple overtime to win it for San Luis Obispo.

Zoe Berkowitz had 12 saves in goal, and Kaci Gin scored three times for the Tigers.

Arroyo Grande 12, Righetti 3

Alexis Elias and Hannah Kope led the Eagles (1-0 PAC 7, 5-1) to the win with three goals apiece.

Goalies Kylie Anderson and Hannah Wadlow each had four saves for Arroyo Grande.