High School Sports

Prep Roundup: San Luis Obispo downs St. Joseph in baseball

Garrett Giovannelli was 1 for 3 with two stolen bases, two runs and an RBI for the San Luis Obispo High baseball team in a 10-3 home victory over St. Joseph on Wednesday.

Ryan Anderson had a run, two stolen bases and an RBI, and R.J. Hassey had a double, one run and one RBI for the Tigers (10-10, 7-4 PAC 7).

San Luis Obispo’s Jake Niezen (3-1) pitched a complete game, giving up three runs on six hits and striking out three in his first start since the first game of the season.

“We hit the ball really well today,” Tigers coach Brian Wong said. “Niezen was throwing 

really well and the whole team was playing great defense.”

Righetti 11, Atascadero 6

The Greyhounds scored all six of their runs in the fourth inning but could not continue the rally as they fell to the Warriors in Santa Maria. 

Atascadero gave up a three-run home run in the first inning and two more runs in the third to give Righetti a 5-0 lead. 

The Greyhounds took a momentary lead in the fourth with a six-run rally starting with a two-run homer by Kelton Torres.

Atascadero’s Brian Kirkpatrick later hit an RBI single, followed by a two-run single by Joe Johnson.

Sam Neely was 2 for 3 including a double for the Greyhounds (8-9-1, 3-4-1 PAC 7).

Pioneer Valley 11, Paso Robles 10

Lazoch Ford was 4 for 5 with a double, a triple and four RBI in the Bearcats’ (4-12, 0-8 PAC 7) loss.

Rudy Binkele was 2 for 4 with three runs and an RBI, and Matt Keller was 2 for 4 with a double, one run and one RBI for Paso Robles

The Bearcats held a 10-6 lead going into the seventh inning but could not hold off the Panthers for the win. 


Arroyo Grande 5, Templeton 0; Templeton 8, Arroyo Grande 3

Rebekah Hernandez pitched seven innings, giving up one hit and striking out 13 in the first-game win for Arroyo Grande.

Dominique Henderson was 2 for 3 with a home run, and Sabrina Fuentez Sloan was 2 for 4 for Arroyo Grande.

Templeton came back in the second game with Ashley Stevens pitching a complete game and going 3 for 4 with a triple.

Kiani Alba was 3 for 4 with a double, Jessie Neal was 2 for 3, and Kristina Raine had a triple for Templeton (7-11).

Adrianna Ranjel was 2 for 4 with two triples for Arroyo Grande in the nightcap.


BOYS: Morro Bay 106, Santa Ynez 77; GIRLS: Morro Bay 106, Santa Ynez 79

Katie White won the 100-meter butterfly in a CIF-automatic qualifying time of 1 minute, 3 seconds and the 50 freestyle in 27.1 for the Morro Bay in its Los Padres League victory.

Torie White won the 200 freestyle in 2:13.7 and the 100 freestyle in 1:01.10 for Morro Bay (4-3, 4-1).

Travis Chirman won the boys 500 freestyle in 5:28.73, and Mac Reinhart won the 100 backstroke in 1:01.90 for Morro Bay (6-1, 5-0 LPL).

Morro Bay’s Will Murtha won the diving competition.


San Luis Obispo 7, Righetti 6

Nick Johnson and Brooks Rossi both swept their singles sets  for the Tigers (11-3, 7-1 PAC 7).

The doubles team of Josh Milla and Scott Hicks swept 6-4, 6-4, 6-1 for San Luis Obispo.


Laguna Blanca 222, Mission Prep 272

Travis Fristoe shot a 6-over 42 in nine holes to medal for the Owls at the Rancho San Marcos Golf Course.

Marcel Grangien shot a 46 for the Royals (1-11).