In its highest scoring effort yet, the Atascadero High boys basketball team had 12 players score and tallied 56 second-half points in an 88-59 win over Pioneer Valley on Wednesday night to end the PAC 7 season.
Logan Sprouse led the Greyhounds (16-9, 7-5 PAC 7) with 14 points, followed by Hayden Mislavsky’s 12, Jared Stuedemann’s 11 and Joe Johnson’s 10, to drop Pioneer Valley (6-19, 0-11 PAC 7).
Robbie Berwick added nine.
Daniel Zepeda led Pioneer Valley with 19 points.
Atascadero held a 32-24 halftime lead before exploding for a 56-35 second half advantage, thanks in part to finishing with 13 3-pointers. Studemann finished with three 3s and Johnson, Sprouse and Brady Youngquist each finished with two apiece.
The Greyhounds, who made an appearance in last season’s CIF-Southern Section Division 5AA semifinals, will now focus on the postseason.
Morro Bay 67, Santa Maria 44
Edward Griley scored 18 points, and Marcus Zorovich added 15 as Morro Bay jumped out to a 35-17 halftime lead and cruised from there.
Luke Munds added 13 points for the Pirates.
Righetti 75, San Luis Obispo 52
The Tigers sank eight 3-pointers, but fell to the Warriors.
David Thoresen led the Tigers with 18 points. Matthew Delmartini scored nine, and Mason Hansen eight points for San Luis Obispo (12-12, 5-6 PAC 7).
St. Joseph 81, Paso Robles 66
The Bearcats (7-17, 2-9 PAC 7) were outscored 29-10 in the second quarter in their loss to the Knights.
Josh Wilson-Murry led Paso Robles with a game-high 21 points including five 3-pointers. Davis Jaylon added 17 points.
Cabrillo 50, Templeton 44
Templeton’s Eric Fragione and Casey Dakin each scored 11 points in the losing effort, while Cabrillo (14-11, 10-2 Los Padres League), which was led by Daniel Terrones’ 28 points, took advantage of their free-throw opportunities by hitting 11 of 18 attempts.
The Eagles (10-14, 7-4 LPL) only made 5 of 8 from the foul line.
Righetti 51, San Luis Obispo 29
Erica Chandler scored 12 points for San Luis Obispo (9-15, 2-9 PAC 7) as the Tigers fell to the Warriors.
Pioneer Valley 65, Atascadero 56
The Greyhounds had two players post double figures but lost to the Panthers.
Mary Kate Evans led the Greyhounds with 19 points, while Casey Nero added 12 for Atascadero (16-8, 9-3 PAC 7).
St. Joseph 48, Paso Robles 37
The Bearcats (10-14, 3-8 PAC 7) fell to an early 10-point deficit in the first half and could not recover.
Molly Donovan led Paso Robles with 14 points.
Morro Bay 61, Santa Maria 28
Hannah Gilbert had 15 points and 10 rebounds and two blocks as the Pirates defeated the Saints to win the LPL title outright after clinching a tie for it last week.
Sierra Schwellenbach also added eight points, eight steals and five assists for Morro Bay (18-3, 11-0 LPL), while Carli Watt had 11 points and eight rebounds.
Templeton 81, Cabrillo 36
The Eagles (18-8, 9-2 LPL) took a 30-point lead in the first half to defeat the Conquistadores.
Lauren Stuedemann had 19 points for Templeton, Mari Stewart added 18 and Janine Madsen had 15.
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Paso Robles 11, St. Joseph 4
Erika Smelzer and Stephanie Smith had two goals apiece as the Bearcats downed the Knights.
Seven other players scored for the Bearcats (9-13, 5-6 PAC 7).
Righetti 3, San Luis Obispo 2
Matthew Connely’s late goal wasn’t enough to push the Tigers past the Warriors.
Paul Sullivan also scored for the Tigers (17-2-3, 9-1-1 PAC 7).
Paso Robles 5, St. Joseph 0
Angel Guevara scored the Bearcats’ first two goals in their victory over the Knights.
Mario Leon, Adrian Padilla and Angel Garcia all added goals for Paso Robles (12-4-7, 6-3-2 PAC 7), and goalie Adrian Perez earned give saves.
Nipomo 8, Mission Prep 0
Caleb Doan and Buddy Kichler led the Titans (12-9-3) with two goals each in their win against the Royals.
Abrahan Lariz, Chris Montero, Aaron Robles and Mike Arevalo all added goals as Nipomo scored seven times in the second half.
Titans goalie Erubey Ponce had two saves.
Atascadero 5, Pioneer Valley 1
Rhiannon Dudley scored two goals to give the Greyhounds a win in their final regular-season match.
Rachel Andrade, Savannah McCarthy and Olivia Dobbs all scored for Atascadero (14-11-1, 4-8-0 PAC 7), while Hannah McMillan added three assists.
Emily Johnson had four saves.
Nipomo 3, Mission Prep 2
Cristina Ozzimo had a hat trick to lead the Titans (12-6-2) past the Royals.
Brianna Gonzalez and Ebony Quarles shared the goal for Nipomo and combined for seven saves.