The Arroyo Grande High softball team lost to two-time defending league champion Righetti 8-6 on the road on Tuesday as all 14 runs were scored by the fourth inning.
The Eagles’ Zephora Caudill hit a grand slam in the second inning to bring them back within one before Righetti added three runs in the third to take an 8-4 lead.
Sam Oliver, Bailey Killough, and Lexi Silva each went 2 for 4, while Killough had an RBI single in the fourth inning.
Arroyo Grande (10-4, 5-2 PAC 8) is tied for first place with Righetti, while Paso Robles is in third (5-3) with one game remaining against the Eagles and the Warriors.
San Luis Obispo 5, Paso Robles 4
Lauren Tapp singled to score Marissa Piatt for the go-ahead run in the fifth inning as the Tigers (13-10, 2-6 PAC 8) beat the Bearcats for the first time since 2010.
Sabina Ybarra scored the tying run on an error in the fifth before Piatt’s run gave the Tigers the advantage.
Morro Bay 8, Nipomo 6
Fallon Molnar’s walk-off grand slam was part of a Morro Bay comeback that saw it score all eight runs in the final two innings.
The Pirates entered the sixth down 6-0 before Taylor Merrill and Molnar added two-run singles each. Both finished 2 for 4.
Kendall Schemer had five strikeouts and two earned runs for Morro Bay (9-11-1, 6-3 Los Padres League).
Templeton 13, Santa Ynez 3, 5 innings
Katie Murphee led the Eagles (9-12, 5-4 LPL) with two doubles, a triple, three runs and four RBI.
Mikayla Wells had four RBI and a double, and Shaylyn Coy pitched five innings, allowing two hits and two walks with 10 strikeouts.
Coast Union 32, Maricopa 4, 5 innings
Patty Buscio went 3 for 5 with five RBI, including a three-run home run, to lead the Broncos (9-6, 7-0 Coast Valley League) past host Maricopa.
Maddie May went 5 for 5 with four RBI, and Reagan Kniffen went 3 for 3 with three RBl.
Ani Corbet struck out six and gave up four hits in five innings in the circle.
Arroyo Grande 7, Atascadero 6
The Eagles cut the Greyhounds’ comeback short as Atascadero scored four runs in the seventh but left the tying run on second with one out.
Arroyo Grande (15-6, 12-0 PAC 8) took advantage of four walks and a hit-by-pitch in the first two innings, and Ryan Teixeira had an RBI double in each of the first two innings.
Down by five entering the seventh, Atascadero’s Noah Gastello had an RBI single and Sean Moller had an RBI groundout before Atascadero added two more runs on an Eagles’ error.
Joey DeLaRosa was 2 for 3 with an RBI for Arroyo Grande, and Gastello was 2 for 4 with an RBI and two runs for the Greyhounds (9-12, 6-6).
Paso Robles 8, Pioneer Valley 0
Jonathan Baldwin had an RBI single in the first inning to get the scoring started for the Bearcats (17-4, 10-2 PAC 8) in a win over the visiting Panthers.
Christian Erickson had a two-run single in the third and Tyler Ridino added a two-run double later in the inning.
St. Joseph 2, San Luis Obispo 0
Jacob Rodgers pitched a complete game and had four strikeouts, but the Tigers couldn’t overcome a two-run second inning by the Knights.
Righetti 14, Mission Prep 0
Leading 4-0, Righetti scored 10 runs in the seventh.
Marco Ferdinandi went 2 for 2 with two singles and a stolen base, and Robert Crandall pitched five innings with four earned runs and two strikeouts for Mission Prep (2-16-1, 0-12 PAC 8).
Morro Bay 9, Nipomo 8
Nipomo scored seven runs in the top of the seventh with two outs to make it close.
Tyler Chivens earned the save for Morro Bay, getting a groundout to second base on his first pitch with the bases loaded.
Noah Garcia had three RBI and a double, and Boden Reber pitched three innings, allowing no earned runs with two strikeouts for the Pirates (8-12, 2-5 LPL).
Coast Union 13, Maricopa 1, 5 innings
Jack MacKinnon and Gehrig Kniffen both went 2 for 2. MacKinnon had three RBI, and Kniffen added two.
Jez Lawson also went 2 for 2 with an RBI for the Broncos (8-8, 7-0 CVL), and Lane Sutherland had 10 strikeouts over five innings.
Shandon 12, North County Christian 2
Elijah Shively hit an inside-the-park home run in the third inning but that wasn’t enough for the Crusaders (0-6, 0-5 CVL).
Andrew Dam-Mikkelsen and Frank Prebor combined for five strikeouts |on the mound for North County Christian.
San Luis Obispo 15, Atascadero 3
The Tigers (18-3, 11-0 PAC 8) swept all of the doubles sets, led by the No. 1 team of Adie Alwen and Cameron Dong, which won 6-3, 6-1, 6-1, in a victory over the visiting Greyhounds (12-6, 6-4).
The doubles team of Chase Braun and Pablo Caminada swept, as did the team of Alex Dill and Sid Alwen.
Brendan Adams swept his singles sets 6-3, 6-2, 6-0 for Atascadero.
Arroyo Grande 16, Pioneer Valley 2
The Eagles (13-8, 8-2 PAC 8) got sweeps from Greg Haydon (6-1, 6-0, 6-1) in singles as well as the doubles teams of Joseph Goryance and Tyler Tencati (6-0, 6-1, 6-1) and Patrick Angle and Parker Turner (6-0, 6-1, 6-0) in the home win.
Morro Bay 9 (75), Lompoc 9 (74)
The Pirates needed all the games they could, getting a home win on a tiebreaker as Jake Clark swept 6-4, 6-3, 6-1.
Ryan Morris (5-7, 6-2, 6-0) and Simon Janzen (3-6, 7-5, 6-0) added two points each in singles, while the doubles team of Mark Olson and Andrew Calderwood took two out of three for Morro Bay (11-7, 7-5 LPL).
Templeton 14, Nipomo 4
The doubles team of Tyler Bebout and Robert Shin swept 6-2, 6-1, 6-1 as the Eagles (11-6, 9-3 LPL) beat the visiting Titans.
The doubles tandem of Bryson Messer and Nick Yonker also swept, winning 6-1, 6-1, 6-2.
Ernie Atilano took two out of three sets in singles for Nipomo (1-11, 1-10).
Arroyo Grande 3, Mission Prep 0
The Eagles won 25-16, 25-17, 25-18 over the host Royals (11-8, 4-6 PAC 8).
Paul Tompkins had 14 kills and five digs, and Spencer Garner had seven digs and five kills for Mission Prep.
Sean O’Conner added 17 assists and five digs in the loss.
Righetti 3, San Luis Obispo 1
John Duffy had 10 kills and Bowen Schwoerer registered 27 assists for the Tigers (14-7, 7-3 PAC 8), who lost 13-25, 25-20, 25-18, 25-19.
Morro Bay 3, Nipomo 0
Seth Ingan had 28 assists as Morro Bay won 25-22, 25-19, 25-11.
Spencer Cecil and Dustin Limon added 12 and 11 kills, respectively, for the Pirates (8-5, 5-3 LPL).
Irving Miss had five kills for Nipomo (1-11, 1-6).
San Luis Obispo 397, Pioneer Valley 440
Medalist Nils Figueroa shot a 77 at the par-71 Blacklake Golf Course to lead the Tigers (12-3, 10-3 PAC 8) past the host Panthers.
Andy Eppright and Trevor Porter shot a 78 and 79, respectively.
Arroyo Grande 408, Righetti 420
Medalist Jack Avrit shot a 2-under 70 at Cypress Ridge Golf Course to lead the Eagles.
Tristan Bergmann-Lagano shot an 80, and Connor Sandman shot an 81.
St. Joseph 405, Atascadero 413
The Greyhounds (5-8 PAC 8) had two of the three medalists on the day in Cooper Armas and Ryan O’Connell, as each shot a 79 at the par-72 Chalk Mountain.
Paso Robles 408, Mission Prep 477
Paso Robles’ Greg Potruch was the medalist, shooting a 6-over 77 at Dairy Creek while teammates Logan Elliot shot a 79 and Bailey Flickinger had an 81.
Stephen Orradre and Ethan McKeague lead Mission Prep (1-12) with an 84 and 89, respectively.
SWIMMING AND DIVING
Boys: Morro Bay 114, Santa Ynez 71; Girls: Santa Ynez 101, Morro Bay 91
Travis Chirman won the boys 200 freestyle in 1 minute, 56.59 seconds and the 100 breaststroke (1:07.45), and Lucas Epscein won the 100 butterfly in 1:01.91 for Morro Bay (7-0).
Torie White won the girls 100 freestyle (57.00) and 200 freestyle (2:00.70), and Katie White won the 100 butterfly in 1:03.04 and the 50 freestyle in 26.40.
Alissa Marvin won the 200 individual medley (2:22.13) and the 500 freestyle in 5:43.19 for the Pirates (4-3).
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