Senior right-hander Grant Magnuson pitched a complete game with five strikeouts to power Coast Union High’s baseball team to a 6-1 road win over Dunn in the quarterfinals of the CIF-Southern Section Division 7 playoffs.
Magnuson scattered seven hits and walked one. He also had an RBI double during a four-run first inning for the Broncos, who improved to 19-4.
“Grant had good control today,” Coast Union coach Brian Machado said. “We played good defense behind him, and he was on today.”
Lane Sutherland went 2 for 4 with three RBI for the Broncos, and teammates Quinten Raethke and Sergio Mendoza added two hits each.
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Coast Union will play Riverside Prep or Santa Clarita Christian in the semifinals Tuesday, with the location to be determined. The title game is set for June 7 at UC Riverside.
Quartet ends prep track and field season
Four San Luis Obispo County prep track and field athletes capped their seasons at the CIF-Southern Section Masters Meet at Cerritos College in Norwalk.
Arroyo Grande High sophomore Samantha Henkel finished 10th in the girls shot put with a mark of 39-6 1⁄2, and freshman teammate Talley Hill was 12th in the 1,600 in 5:00.56. The top six in each event advanced to the state meet.
Nipomo senior Jared Springer was ninth in the boys discus at 163-7.
Morro Bay junior Sierra Emrick tied for eighth in the girls pole vault at 11-1.