The Templeton High baseball team had to come from behind twice at home before beating St. Joseph, 5-4, on a walk-off dropped third strike in nine innings on Thursday.
Mac Lardner gave up three runs with eight strikeouts over six innings before Justin Altamirano’s RBI double and Jarred Briltz’ two-run triple tied the game in the sixth.
Down by one in the ninth, the Eagles (2-1) manufactured two runs as Jake Walsh singled, stole second and scored on a Noah Bullard single. Scott Rigdon pinch ran for Bullard and stole second before St. Joseph’s catcher threw the dropped third strike into right field.
Altamirano finished 3 for 4, and Walsh went 2 for 4.
Lompoc 12, Arroyo Grande 6
Ryan Texiera went 2 for 3 with two RBI as the Eagles gave up 11 runs in the first four innings.
Kale Varvel added two hits and two runs for Arroyo Grande (1-2).
San Luis Obispo 15, Coast Union 4
Matt Mundorf had a double and three RBI for the Tigers, who improved to 3-0 on the season.
Brooks Hollister pitched four innings, allowing four hits, two runs and had seven strikeouts to earn the win. San Luis Obispo had nine different players with at least one RBI.
Tommy Moreno led Coast Union (0-2), going 2 for 3 with a double and two RBI.
Paso Robles 5, Morro Bay 1
Jeff Newman pitched five innings, allowing one run, and Martin Salas struck out six in two innings for the Bearcats.
Bailey Gaither went 2 for 4 with two runs and two stolen bases, and Matt Keller was 2 for 3 with two RBI for Paso Robles (2-0).
Atascadero 9, Nipomo 0
Holden Nix had 10 strikeouts and gave up only two hits in 62⁄3 innings of action as the Greyhounds (2-1) won on the road.
Tyson Delkner went 3 for 4 with three runs and a RBI, and Spencer Erdman went 2 for 4 with two RBI.
Paso Robles 12, Templeton 0
Chloe Kerns went 3 for 3 with two doubles and a RBI, and Becca Twyman went 2 for 3 with a RBI for the Bearcats.
Jenna Rodgers had six strikeouts in five innings, allowing four hits and no walks. Hunter Young pitched one inning in relief and had three strikeouts for Paso Robles (2-2).
Santa Maria 7, San Luis Obispo 5
Sabina Ybarra, Marissa Piatt and Megan Norris all went 2 for 4 for the Tigers, and Ybarra added two RBI and Piatt had a run and an RBI.
San Luis Obispo (1-1) gave up five runs in the fourth on three errors and two more runs in the fifth.
Cabrillo 8, Arroyo Grande 4
Sam Oliver was 4 for 4 with three stolen bases, but the Eagles could not hold on to an early one-run lead at home.
Arroyo Grande gave up four runs in the fourth and four more in a sixth inning that included an error, two dropped third strikes, and three walks.
The Eagles (1-1) loaded the bases to lead off the bottom of the seventh and scored three runs before falling short.
Nipomo 15, Coast Union 6
Vanessa Davis went 4 for 6 with a triple, and Saundra Renner had a double for Nipomo (1-1).
Ellie Magnuson went 3 for 4 with a double and three RBI for Coast Union. Maddie May added two hits, two runs and an RBI for the Broncos (0-2).
Arroyo Grande 396, Ventura 428
Jack Avrit was the medalist, shooting a 1-over 73 at Cypress Ridge Golf Course, and teammate Conner Sandman shot a 74.
Raleigh Derring added a 78 for the Eagles (1-1).
San Luis Obispo 3, Santa Maria 0
Bowen Schwoerer had 26 assists and six aces and Nick Attala had eight kills as the Tigers won 25-15, 25-10, 25-18.
San Luis Obispo (2-0) hosts the SLO Volleyball Classic starting today.
Paso Robles 3, Nipomo 0
Riley Rookus had seven kills and three digs as the Bearcats won 28-18, 25-20, 25-18.
Paso Robles moves to 1-1, and Nipomo is 0-3.
Santa Ynez 3, Arroyo Grande 1
Keanu Morrison had 16 kills as the Eagles fell 25-20, 25-27, 25-16, 25-14.
Conner Howard added 12 kills, and Sasha Bylsma registered 15 assists for Arroyo Grande (1-1).
Mission Prep 3, San Joaquin Memorial 2
After going up by two sets only to see San Joaquin Memorial to tie the match, the Royals took the final game 15-12 to earn their first victory of the season, 25-22, 25-21, 20-25, 23-25, 15-12.
Paul Tompkins led the way with 20 kills and 15 digs, and James McKiernan added 11 kills and 14 digs. Setter Sean O’Conner had 32 assists, 13 digs and six aces.
Morro Bay 3, St. Joseph 0
Morro Bay won 25-16, 25-19, 25-16, and Spencer Cecil led the Pirates with 10 kills, seven digs and five blocks.
Dustin Limon had nine kills, eight digs and seven blocks for Morro Bay (2-0), and Seth Ingan distributed 18 assists.
Paso Robles 11, Coast Union 7
The doubles tandem of Austin Andrus and Dean Kim swept their sets 6-1, 6-2, 6-2, and teammates Sebastian Galsim and Chase Harmon swept their sets to give Paso Robles (3-0) the victory on the road.
Alexis Morales won 6-3, 6-0, 6-0, and the doubles team of Omar Alarcon and Roberto Quintero won a tiebreaker to take its last set for the Broncos (0-3).
Santa Ynez 11, Templeton 7
Jarred Hall swept all three of his singles sets, but the Eagles (1-2, 0-1 Los Padres League) couldn’t overcome losing all their doubles sets in a loss to the visiting Pirates.
Cabrillo 15, Nipomo 3
Jon Johnson swept his sets 7-5, 6-2, 6-2, but the Titans (0-2, 0-1 LPL) lost.
Morro Bay 12, Santa Maria 6
Jake Clark swept his singles matches 6-1, 6-0, 6-1, and the team of Andrew Calderwood and Kris Orszag swept its doubles matches for the Pirates (3-1, 1-0 LPL).
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