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Prep Roundup: Atascadero advances 12 wrestlers to section finals

Atascadero High's Abe Halterman, left, battles Arroyo Grande's Marvin Apreza en route to a win in a 138-pound bout at the PAC 7 wrestling finals Saturday.
Atascadero High's Abe Halterman, left, battles Arroyo Grande's Marvin Apreza en route to a win in a 138-pound bout at the PAC 7 wrestling finals Saturday. jmellom@thetribunenews.com

The Atascadero High wrestling team had 12 wrestlers qualify for the CIF-Southern Section individual finals after placing second as a team in the PAC 7 finals with 207 points Saturday. The Greyhounds finished only behind Righetti, which won with 228 points.

Abe Halterman (138 pounds), Josh Osorio (142), Matt Ducasse (182) and Andrew Bittle (195) all placed first for the Greyhounds.

Matt Weir (120), Jack Clemmensen (126), J.D. Mack and Travis Wessel (285) all placed second.

The top four finishers in each weight class advanced to the CIF-Southern Section individual finals, which will be held at San Luis Obispo High on Feb. 17-18.

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Los Padres League finals

Nipomo had three first-place finishers to lead the Titans to their first ever LPL wrestling title, edging Morro Bay, which had won the league each of the past seven years, by 47.5 points.

Nipomo finished with 204 points, while Morro Bay finished with 156.5.

The Titans had Damian Duran place first at 126 pounds, Adam Chavarria place first at 145 and Brett Kimball place first at 285.

The Titans also had eight other wrestlers qualify for the CIF-Southern Section individual finals. The top three finishers in each weight class qualified.

Morro Bay had the most first-place finishers with five as Dolin Mininni (138), Josh Richmond (132), Christian DeLeon (152), Kent Beecham (160), and Chris Maze (182) all won their weight classes.

Two other Morro Bay wrestlers, Chris Kim and Andrew Unks, also qualified for CIF-Southern Section individual finals. Kim finished second at 126 pounds, while Unks finished third at 220 pounds.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Servite 49, Mission Prep 48

Despite taking a 48-47 lead with 11 seconds remaining, the Royals (20-5) fell to the Friars with a last-second tip-in from Madison Hayden.

Mission Prep’s Zach Allmon led all scorers with 28 points, and Hayden led Servite with 17 points.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Mission Prep 58, Ridgeview 40

Jenna Dunbar had a team-high 26 points, nine rebounds and four steals to lead the Royals over Ridgeview.

Bri Harvey scored 17 points and had 11 rebounds for Mission Prep (23-1).

Kaylee Williams added nine points.

GIRLS SOCCER

Mission Prep 3, Villanova 0

The Royals (11-9-1) defeated the Wildcats with first-half goals from Jessa Culver, Scarlett Harris and Sydney Rathjens.

Grace Oeser and Ella Moberg combined for five saves in goal for Mission Prep.

GIRLS WATER POLO

Arroyo Grande at Southern California Championship

Arroyo Grande (22-5, 11-0 PAC 7) lost its first game to Mira Costa 12-10 and then won its second game 7-4 against Villa Park.

Melani Popovich scored three goals for the Eagles against Mira Costa. Katie Sverchek and Katie Romine had two goals apiece. Kylie Anderson had nine saves in goal for Arroyo Grande.

Against Villa Park, Sverchek scored three goals, and Popovich had two. Anderson had eight saves.

Arroyo Grande finished 23rd overall out of 32 teams.

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