High School Sports

Prep roundup: SLO High volleyball team falls in tournament final

The Frontier High girls volleyball team beat San Luis Obispo 25-17 in the final of the San Luis Obispo Tournament Gold Division on Saturday.

San Luis Obispo’s Maggie Eppright and Ariel Becker were named to the all-tournament team. In pool play, Eppright had 41 assists and Becker had 18 kills.

The Tigers won their pool consisting of Ventura, Logan, and Otay Ranch, dropping only one set to Ventura.

Bracket play was single-game elimination. San Luis Obispo beat Oak Park 25-22 in the quarterfinals and Oaks Christian 28-26 in the semifinals.

Arroyo Grande won the Silver Division, which also had Paso Robles, Atascadero and Templeton in the bracket. Arroyo Grande finished undefeated in its pool with Sanger, Templeton, and Sunnyside. Arroyo Grande defeated the Bearcats 25-10 in the quarterfinals and Santa Ynez 25-14 in the semifinals. Arroyo Grande beat Newbury Park 25-21 in the finals.

Paso Robles finished 1-2 in pool play before losing to Arroyo Grande. The Bearcats beat Nipomo 25-16, 25-22 but lost to Rocklin and Hanford West.

Atascadero won its pool 3-0 against Morro Bay, Andrew Hill and Rio Mesa. The Greyhounds lost to Santa Ynez 25-21 in the quarterfinals.

Templeton lost to Arroyo Grande 25-13, 25-15 and to Sanger 22-25, 25-13, 15-10. Templeton beat Sunnyside 25-12, 28-26 to finish 1-2 in pool play. Templeton lost to Rocklin 25-17 in the quarterfinals.

Morro Bay and Nipomo were in the Silver Division consolation round after pool play. The Pirates lost all three of their pool play games. Morro Bay lost to Tokay 25-22 in the quarterfinals.

The Titans finished 1-2 in their pool. They lost to Rocklin and Paso Robles, but beat Hanford West. Nipomo defeated Sunnyside 32-30 in the quarterfinals. However, the Titans lost 25-23 to Sanger in the semifinals, which went on to win the division.

Laguna Blanca Tournament

Coastal Christian won the Silver Division championship while going undefeated after sweeping Liberty Christian, Faith Baptist and Cate in pool play. Coastal Christian was seeded first and faced Cate again in the semifinals and won 25-22 before defeating Drew 25-16 in the finals.

Leslie Henry had 48 kills in the tournament, JoAnn Lindstaedt had 69 assists, and Koral Wright collected 56 digs.

North County Christian was swept in pool play and eliminated in the first elimination round.

Bishop Diego defeated North County Christian 25-11, 25-3, AGBU defeated the Crusaders 25-15, 25-8 and Drew beat North County Christian 25-21, 25-15.

In the single-game knockout round, the Crusaders fell to Liberty Christian 25-10.


Paso Robles won two games and lost another in Thousand Oaks, finishing with a 2-2 record over two days of action.

Noah Norton and Mason Keller scored six goals each to lead the Bearcats (2-3) to a 22-14 victory over Granada Hills. Ben Nagengast had nine saves in goal for Paso Robles.

In their next game, the Bearcats fell 11-6 to Cabrillo.

Seth Wilkinson paced Paso Robles with three goals.

In their tournament finale, the Bearcats defeated Alemany 12-6 behind Keller, who scored four goals, and Norton, who had two.

Morgan Moore and Wilkinson added two each for Paso Robles. Nagengast had 11 saves in goal.

Atascadero (0-4) lost all three of its games in the tournament. The Greyhounds lost to Hoover 12-8, lost to Villanova Prep 10-6 and then lost to Reedley 9-4.

Matt Buckingham made 49 saves in the three games for Atascadero. David Hernandez was the team’s leader with seven goals. Dylan Linnenkamp scored five goals, and Andrew Seddley had two goals.

GIRLS TENNISArroyo Grande at California Classic

The Eagles went 1-1 in the consolation bracket to finish in 11th place in the Division 1 playoffs.In a 4-3 loss to Tamalpais, Sophie Whittle won 6-0, 6-4 in singles for Arroyo Grande.

The doubles team of Amber Domako and Zoe Miller won 7-5, 6-2, and Alexis Flood and Melina Rodgers won 6-4, 6-2 for the Eagles.

In a 7-0 win over St. Francis, Arroyo Grande had a 6-2, 6-2 win from Whittle in singles and a 6-2, 6-1 doubles win for Domako and Miller, who went undefeated as a team in the tournament.

CROSS COUNTRYMorro Bay Invitational

Alex Hascall placed 17th in the boys race, and Kyra Meko placed 13th in the girls for Nipomo.

Hascall ran the 5K course in 17 minutes, 2 seconds, and Meko finished in 20:49.

Gracie Albano finished 15th for the Titans in 20:54.

For Mission Prep, Jack Mooney and Karina Torres were the top finishers for the Royals in the boys and girls races, respectively, though no places or times were reported for the school.

No further information was reported to the Tribune.

FOOTBALLCoast Union 77, Faith Christian 6

The Broncos (2-0) ran for 177 yards and passed for 190 more on 22 offensive plays.

Coast Union was up 38-0 after the first quarter and 77-0 after the third.

Riverdale Christian Academy 36, Shandon 13, forfeit

The Outlaws had to forfeit the game at halftime because of injuries.