High School Sports

Prep Roundup: Atascadero nets walk-off softball win over San Luis Obispo

Mckenzi Etchison had a walk-off solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Atascadero High softball team beat San Luis Obispo 3-2 on Tuesday at home.

Sally Bowles pitched a complete game, giving up two runs on four hits with seven strikeouts for the Greyhounds (6-8, 2-2 PAC 8).

Kaila Herzig also had a home run, and Jessica Rouse was 2 for 3 with a run for Atascadero.

Marissa Piatt singled in Sabina Ybarra to get San Luis Obispo (11-9, 0-5) on the board in the fourth inning. Piatt was then doubled in by Sam Good to give the Tigers a 2-1 edge.

Good pitched a complete game, allowing three earned runs on six hits and had three strikeouts.

Pioneer Valley 5, Arroyo Grande 4, 8 innings

The Eagles gave up five runs in the final three innings, including two errors in the bottom of the eighth to allow the winning run to score.

Arroyo Grande (7-7, 3-1 PAC 8) jumped out to a 3-0 lead on a three-run home run by Bailey Killough in the first inning, and added another run in the second on an RBI hit by Logan Nunes.

Julie Lewis pitched seven innings with five strikeouts, but the Panthers scored twice in the sixth and seventh to tie the score before getting the winner in the eighth.

Morro Bay 17, Orcutt Academy 4

A.J. Stultz was 4 for 5 with four RBI, and Taylor Merrill had two doubles, three RBI and two runs for the Pirates (7-9-1, 4-1 Los Padres League).

Morro Bay scored six runs in both the fifth and sixth innings to break the game open.

Cabrillo 10, Nipomo 0, 5 innings

Madison McNamee pitched a one-hitter for Cabrillo as Nipomo fell to 7-9 overall and 3-2 in LPL play.

Coastal Christian 27, Maricopa 4, 5 innings

Roni Garrison went 3 for 4 with four RBI and pitched all five innings with one hit, no earned runs, and eight strikeouts.

Delaney Springer also went 3 for 4 with four RBI and a triple for Coastal Christian (1-6, 1-2 Coast Valley League).

Coast Union 23, Shandon 0, 5 innings

Remy Corbet had a grand slam, a triple and six RBI in three plate appearances and pitcher Ani Corbet had 11 strikeouts, one walk and no hits over five innings.

Patty Bucio was 5 for 5 with two RBI, and Maddie May was 2 for 3 with three RBI for the Broncos (5-6, 4-0 CVL).


Cabrillo 9, Nipomo 7

Jose Ojeda was 2 for 4 with three RBI and a double for Nipomo, but Cabrillo broke open a 4-4 tie with a run in the fourth inning and three more in the fifth.

The Titans scored three runs in the sixth inning, but the comeback fell short.

Jake Sanpala and Matt Albright added an RBI each for Nipomo (3-10, 0-5 LPL).

Coast Union 22, Shandon 3, 5 innings

Luke Stephenson was 5 for 5 with four RBI, and Chase Volz pitched all five innings with six strikeouts and one walk.

Gehrig Kniffen went 4 for 6 with two RBI, and Jake McAvoy went 4 for 6 with four RBI for the Broncos (4-8, 3-0 CVL).

Cuyama Valley 22, North County Christian 2, 5 innings

Andrew Dam-Mikkelsen and Frank Prebor both went 2 for 3 while Dam-Mikkelsen added an RBI and a run in the road loss (0-3, 0-3 CVL).


Mission Prep 3, Pioneer Valley 0

Paul Tompkins had 16 digs and 12 kills to lead the Royals (6-5, 3-3 PAC 8) over visiting Pioneer Valley, 25-19, 25-18, 25-13.

Sean O’Conner had 25 assists, and James McKiernan added nine kills and nine digs as well in the victory.

Righetti 3, Paso Robles 0

Riley Rookus led the way for the Bearcats (5-6, 2-5 PAC 8) with nine kills and seven digs the 25-20, 25-15, 25-22 loss to host Righetti.

Juan Guerra had seven assists in the loss.

Templeton 3, Nipomo 0

The Eagles won 25-23, 25-14, 25-11 over the host Titans (1-6, 1-3 LPL).

Morro Bay 3, Orcutt Academy 0

The Pirates won 25-18, 25-20, 25-15 behind Dustin Ramon, who had 10 assists, eight kills, seven blocks and had three aces.

Seth Ingan had 15 assists, and Sylar McCarty and Nick Acevado had seven aces apiece for Morro Bay (5-4, 3-1 LPL).


Boys: Arroyo Grande 207, Atascadero 98; Girls: Arroyo Grande 202, Atascadero 104

The Eagles won every boy event and the girls team won all but three events.

For the Arroyo Grande boys, Christian Solis won the 50-yard freestyle in 22.37 seconds, and Trent Schachter won the 100 backstroke in 58.33 for the Eagles (6-0 PAC 8).

Richard Niece won the 1-meter diving with 189.60 points.

For the Arroyo Grande girls, Sarah Parson won the 100 and 200 freestyle races in 56.90 and 2:03.95, respectively. Paige Leonard won the 200 individual medley in 2:24.05 and 100 backstroke in 1:03.53, and Hannah Parson won the 50 freestyle in 25.52 and the 100 butterfly in 1:03.69 for the Eagles (6-0 PAC 8).


San Luis Obispo 413, Atascadero 457

Medalist Andy Eppright shot a 79 to lead the Tigers (9-2, 7-2 PAC 8) over Atascadero at par-72 San Luis Obispo Country Club.

Coleman Godfrey and Casey Leevrick were close behind Eppright, as each shot an 80 for San Luis Obispo.

Brandon Erickson had a team-best 80 for the Greyhounds.

Arroyo Grande 393, Pioneer Valley 500

Jack Avrit was the medalist at Cypress Ridge, shooting an even 72 for the Eagles.

Tristan Bergmann-Lagano and Conner Sandman added a 76 and 79, respectively, for Arroyo Grande (10-1, 9-0 PAC 8).

Righetti 431, Paso Robles 448

Rollie Wineman shot an 81 to medal for Righetti at par-72 Rancho Maria Golf Course. Bailey Flickinger had the low score for the Bearcats with an 83, and Greg Potruch had an 86.

St. Joseph 434, Mission Prep 458

Stephen Orradre shot an 85, and Nico Aurignac shot an 86 at the par-71 Dairy Creek Golf Course.

The Knights’ Ethan Ashbrook was the medalist, shooting a 73.


San Luis Obispo 16, Righetti 2

Noah Cleere and the doubles team of Pablo Caminada and Chase Braun didn’t drop a game for the Tigers (14-3, 7-0 PAC 8).

San Luis Obispo also saw sweeps from Guillermo Bonnett and the doubles team of Adie Alwin and Cameron Dong.

Atascadero 17, Paso Robles 1

Brendan Adams and the doubles team of Luke Reilly and Christian Wisberg didn’t drop a game for the Greyhounds (11-5, 5-2 PAC 8).

The doubles team of Austin Andrus and Dean Kim won a set 6-4 for the Bearcats.

Morro Bay 17, Santa Maria 1

All of the singles players swept for the Pirates, with Ryan Morris going 6-0, 6-2, 6-0, Andrew Caulderwood going 6-1, 6-1, 7-6 (7-4), and Simon Janzen going 6-2, 6-1, 6-0.

The Morro Bay (8-6) doubles team of Michael Leavens and Shane Sheehy swept its sets 6-2, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2, and the doubles tandem of Jonathan Tyra and Gianni Bocardo swept 6-2, 6-2, 6-1.

Santa Ynez 11, Templeton 7

Jarred Hall swept 6-0, 6-2, 6-0, and Chaz Darrow and Niles Hemmingway each took two out of three sets in singles for the Eagles (6-6, 5-3 LPL).

Cabrillo 12, Nipomo 6

John Johnson and the doubles team of Nick Sagriedo and Humberto Ponce each took two out of three sets for the Titans (1-8, 1-7 LPL) in the road loss.


Four local athletes are expected to sign letters of intent today to further their athletic careers at the collegiate level.

Three of those athletes come from Arroyo Grande, as three Eagles are expected sign on the dotted line at 12:15 p.m. at the Arroyo Grande gym.

Jocelyn Reynolds and Joey Rodgers are both running cross county/track in college with Reynolds going to Portland State and Rodgers signing with Loyola Marymount.

Fellow classmate Jamie Walsh will continue her sand volleyball career at Stetson University in DeLand, Fla.

Also signing today is North County Christian girls volleyball standout Aliyah Morrison, who led the Crusaders to an 11-1 Coast Valley League record. Morrison, who is expected to sign with Azusa Pacific, was one of two girls in the county to reach the 400-kill mark last season with exactly 400, joining Arroyo Grande’s Ashlyn Herlihy, who had 460.

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