High School Sports

Baty sets touchdown passing record in Mission Prep's win

Mission Prep quarterback Tyler Baty was 9-for-14 passing for 228 passing with four touchdowns and no interceptions to lead the Royals to a 61-13 nonleague football win over Greenfield on Friday.

Baty’s fourth touchdown pass gave him 66 career touchdowns, breaking the previous San Luis Obispo County record of 65, set by former Mission Prep quarterback Dylan Morrow in 2008.

At halftime, the Royals had 40 points on only 20 offensive plays.

After Bruins running back Nathan Torres scored on a 39-yard run in the first quarter, Joey Hall answered immediately with an 89-yard kickoff return for a touchdown for Mission Prep.

Torres finished with 118 yards on nine carries to go with a 96-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the third quarter.

Royals running back Patrick Laird scored on four different plays of 39 yards or longer. He finished with 104 rushing yards on four carries and 87 receiving yards on three catches.

Hall had two receiving touchdowns on 87 yards and three catches.

Michael Cardwell was the leading rusher with 126 yards on 11 carries and two touchdowns. The Royals finished with seven plays of 50 yards or longer.