High School Sports

Prep Roundup: Atascadero, San Luis Obispo, Nipomo win in softball routs

Jessie Hufstetler pitched four innings to earn the win as the Atascadero High softball team defeated Morro Bay 16-1 on Tuesday.

The Greyhounds jumped to an early lead off a two-run home run from Hufstetler in the first inning.

Ashlee Reusche was 4 of 5 with two doubles and three runs score for Atascadero, and Marissa McClain was 3 for 4 with a triple and two runs scored.

Arroyo Grande 5, Cabrillo 4

Jillian Compton had 15 strikeouts and four walks, giving up one run in the win for the Eagles (1-0). Compton was 2 for 4 with a double at the plate.

San Luis Obispo 18, Mission Prep 0

Andrea Reynolds pitched four no-hit innings, striking out 12 in the win for the Tigers (1-0).

Reynolds was also 2 for 3 at the plate with one home run and three runs scored, and Erica Chandler was 3 for 5 with three runs scored for San Luis Obispo.

Paso Robles 10, Templeton 2

The Bearcats scored six runs in the last three innings in their victory over the Eagles (0-1).

Winning pitcher Jenna Wookey was also 3 for 4 at the plate with a home run. The Bearcats’ Megan Clark was 3 for 4 with a double, and Kellie Reynolds went 2 for 4.

Ashlee Stevens had a two-run home run for Templeton.

Nipomo 18, Coast Union 0

Courtney Cuzick pitched and hit the Titans (1-0) to their season-opening victory over the Broncos.

Cuzick gave up no runs and seven strikeouts in the first three innings while also batting 2 for 2 with two triples and five RBI.

Ashley Ruiz struck out three in two innings of relief of Cuzick.


San Luis Obispo 10, Cabrillo 1

Garrett Giovannelli was 3 for 3 with two runs scored and two RBI, Davey Casciola was 2 for 4 with two runs scored and one RBI and the Tigers (2-0) dominated the Conquistadors on the road.

Lompoc 7, Paso Robles 3

T.J. Durfee was 2 for 3 with a run scored, but the Bearcats (0-1) gave up three runs in the bottom of the sixth inning as the Braves put the game away late.

Josh Ramirez picked up the loss for Paso Robles.

Santa Ynez 8, Atascadero 2

The Greyhounds’ Corbin Meikle gave up four runs in two innings in the season-opening loss to the Pirates. The game was called after five innings because of darkness.

David Mulder and Logan Sprouse each went 1 for 3 with one RBI for Atascadero (0-1), and Matt Cuen was 1 for 2 with a run scored.

Santa Barbara 9, Arroyo Grande 3

The Eagles (2-0) gave up seven runs in the fifth and sixth innings, falling to the Dons on the road.

Michael Fisher was 2 for 3 with a double, and Jordan Morrison was 3 for 4 for Arroyo Grande.

Nipomo 7, St. Joseph 1

The Titans rallied for seven runs in the sixth inning in their victory over the Knights.

Nipomo pitcher Ryan McNeil gave up one run in six innings while striking out 10.

McNeil added two RBI and was 2 for 4 at the plate, and Cole Holloway was 2 for 4 with a double and an RBI for Nipomo.

Righetti 12, Morro Bay 6

The Pirates (0-2) gave up 10 runs in the first three innings in their loss to the Warriors.

Zach Smith led the Pirates with two hits, one double and one RBI, and Jesse Maldonado tallied three hits and two RBI for Righetti.

Templeton 4, Pioneer Valley 3

Even Peterson hit the game-winning sacrifice fly to score Alex Kotheimer in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Eagles (2-0) the win over the Pirates.

Peterson finished the game 3 for 3, and Tyler Kollmann was 2 for 4 with a double, a triple and two runs for Templeton.

Peterson, Spencer Howard and Brad Wright scattered seven hits in the win.

Mission Prep 7, Santa Maria 6

Calvin Levisay struck out the last two batters he faced with the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh inning, earning the win and leading the Royals (1-1) to the road victory over the Saints.

Levisay gave up two runs on two hits, struck out two and walked five in four innings of relief.

George Hindmarsh was 2 for 4 with a triple, a double and three RBI, and Trevor Fernandez was 2 for 4 with a double and one RBI for Mission Prep.


San Luis Obispo 378, Morro Bay 499

Adam Zakaria shot a 6-over 78 to lead the Tigers (1-0) to a big win over the Pirates (0-1) in the first dual match of the season.

Grady Smith was second for San Luis Obispo with an 80, and Skyler Jensen was the low for Morro Bay with a 99 in a match suspended by darkness.


Arroyo Grande 12, Santa Ynez 6

The Eagles (1-0) won their season-opening match against the Pirates with straight set victories in singles.

Eli Whittle and Sean Hollister each swept in singles, while Jordan Hayashi won his first two sets, and Tyler Anderson substituted in for Hayashi to win the third set.

In doubles, the team of Tyler Deels and Derek Lakowske won two of three of their sets.

Templeton 14, Atascadero 4

The Eagles defeated the Greyhounds with sweeps from singles player Austin Harrington and the doubles duo of Candon Muncy and Owen Sebo.

The doubles team of Jake Reilly and Michael Kolland led Atascadero (0-1) with two victories.

Paso Robles 13, Morro Bay 5

Cooper Austin swept 6-0, 6-0, 6-0 to lead to the Bearcats (1-0) to a win over the Pirates (0-1).

Stevie Stark won 6-1, 6-2, 6-0, Ricky Lloyd won 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 and the doubles team of Levi Lee and Deon Torio went 6-3, 6-3, 3-6 for Paso Robles.


Arroyo Grande 3, Santa Ynez 0

Logan Honeycutt had six kills, Jack Empey had 16 assists and five aces and the Eagles won 25-21, 25-14, 25-16 over the Pirates at home.

Andrew Midyett added five blocks for Arroyo Grande (1-0).

San Luis Obispo 3, Nipomo 1

Daren Paul and Tyler Powell each had 11 kills, and Nate Sweasy added 28 assists in the Tigers’ season-opening win.

Set scores were unavailable.

Mission Prep 3, St. Joseph 2

The Royals defeated the Knights 17-25, 25-20, 25-23, 26-28, 15-13 for the first time in school history.

Jack Mooney had 13 kills five digs, Matt Fouchek had seven kills and seven aces and Tanner Nelson had 29 assists for Mission Prep (1-0).

Templeton 2, Orcutt Academy 0

The Eagles beat the Spartans 25-18, 25-17.


BOYS: Arroyo Grande 201, Santa Ynez 98; GIRLS: Arroyo Grande 233, Santa Ynez 79

Zach Stevens won both the boys 100-yard breaststroke (58.77 seconds) and the 50 freestyle (23.41) as the Eagles (1-0) routed the Pirates at home.

On the girls side, Corryn Haynes won the 200 individual medley (2:13.65) and Melanie Popovich won the 100 breaststroke (1:19.29) for Arroyo Grande.