High School Sports

Prep Roundup: Arroyo Grande moves on in boys tennis playoffs

Derek Lakowske dominated in singles play for the Arroyo Grande High boys tennis team Wednesday, winning 6-0, 6-0, 6-0 in the Eagles’ 11-7 CIF-Southern Section Division 3 first-round playoff victory over Torrance.

All three doubles teams won two out of three for the Eagles (15-9) on their home courts.

Joseph Goryance and Karson Slocum won 0-6, 7-6 (7-2), 7-6 (7-3) in the top spot for Arroyo Grande, followed by Sjyler Zirpolo and Ryan Stier, who won 1-6, 6-4, 6-1, and Jamieson O’Marr and Canaan Lysobey, who won 6-7 (1-7), 6-2, 6-1.

The Eagles will travel Friday to play the winner of Rancho Cucamonga and Temecula Valley.

Buckley 13, Atascadero 5 Brendan Adams won two out of his three sets, 6-2, 6-3, 6-7 (3-7), for the Greyhounds in their Southern Section Division 3 first-round playoff loss on the road.

The doubles team of Elias Jordan and Ross Schaefer also took two of three sets for Atascadero.


CIF-Southern Section Division 3 prelims

Amanda Wilson led Templeton, moving onto the finals in two individual events and two relays. Wilson placed 14th in the girls 50-yard freestyle in 25.86 seconds and 12th in the 100 butterfly in 1:02.6.

Wilson was part of the 200 freestyle relay with Ande Miller, Megan Miller and Sheridan Lee, and they placed seventh with a time of 1:44.6.

Wilson also swam the 400 freestyle relay with Ande Miller, Megan Miller and Marina Wesner, and the team placed 10th in 3:49.52.

Megan Miller pushed through to the finals in the 50 freestyle (25.91) in 15th, Ande Miller advanced to the finals with a 17th-place finish in the 200 freestyle (2:02.6), and Lee advanced in the 200 individual medley (2:22.15) with a 16th-place finish for the Eagles.

Austin Simpson was the only swimmer to make the finals for Nipomo, placing fourth in the boys 500 freestyle (4:49.70) and 17th in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.7).

For Morro Bay, Joel Wilkie advanced to the finals in the boys 200 freestyle (1:50.69) in 16th place, and Travis Chirman moved on in the 100 backstroke (57.25) in 17th place.

Alissa Marvin reached the finals for the Morro Bay girls in the 200 individual medley (2:18.77) in 13th place and the 100 breaststroke (1:09.77) in 10th place.

Teammate Katie White advanced in the 100 butterfly (1:02.77) in 16th place, and Torie White pushed through in the 100 freestyle (57.1) in 18th.

Marvin, both Whites and Olivia MacDonald advanced in 13th place in the 200 medley relay (1:57.1).

CIF-Southern Section Division 4 prelims

Mission Prep freshman Sofia Terry advanced to the finals in two individual girls events and one relay.

Terry placed ninth in the 200-yard individual medley in 2:28.13 and 14th in the 100 backstroke (1:08.44).

The girls 400 freestyle relay of Terry, Jillian Ronay, Kaylen Gollnick and Grace Oeser won a swim-off for ninth place against San Dimas with a time of 4:00.00.

Oeser advanced in the 100 freestyle (54.38) after placing third and the 100 backstroke (1:01.15) after placing sixth.

Sochi Guidetti was the first boy in the team’s two-year history to push through to the finals individually, placing 14th in the100 backstroke (1:01.15).


Arroyo Grande 6, San Luis Obispo 5

Bobby Keffury bunted in Tyler Auerbach for the Eagles’ go-ahead run in the sixth inning of their come-from-behind win against the Tigers.

Auerbach hit a one-out triple to set up Keffury’s sacrifice squeeze for Arroyo Grande (14-12, 10-7 PAC 7).

The Eagles’ rally started in the fifth inning, when they trailed 5-1, and Garrett Ball hit a three-run triple. Casey Muth then doubled to score Ball and tie the score at 5.

Jeffrey Fernandes pitched two scoreless innings to earn the save for Arroyo Grande.