Stephanie Brenner and Whitney Burns scored 11 points apiece in the San Luis Obispo High girls basketball team’s 40-29 win over Nipomo at the Holiday Classic on Saturday.
The Tigers (4-3) outscored the Titans 14-3 in the fourth quarter to finish 2-2 in the tournament.
San Luis Obispo coach Dan Monroe said the Tigers allowed 12 points in the first quarter, then only allowed 11 points in the second half.
“Our defense really tightened up in the second half,” he said. “We played with a lot of aggression and a lot of intensity and forced them to take a lot of tough shots.”
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San Luis Obispo heads to the Santa Barbara TOC tournament on Saturday.
Arroyo Grande 54, Arvin 37
Ashlyn Herlihy scored 24 points, and the Eagles went undefeated at the Holiday Classic.
Meghan Smith scored nine points, Brynn Thoming and Kinsey McBryde scored seven apiece and AJ Bertlesen had six for Arroyo Grande, who went 4-0 at the tournament.
The Eagles (4-0) travel to the Santa Barbara TOC and play Hanford on Saturday at 5:30 p.m.
Templeton 49, Paso Robles 38
The Eagles used a balanced scoring attack to win at the Holiday Classic.
Savannah Spinharney scored 10 points, Vanessa Urciuoli added nine points, five assists and five steals, and Julia Aurignac had 12 rebounds and five steals for Templeton (2-2).
“We had pretty equal scoring, they turned the ball over a bunch of times and we went to a half court press and that was pretty much the difference,” coach Shawn Koehler said. “We played four PAC 8 schools and split, so I’m pretty happy about that.”
Atascadero 54, Ridgeview 46
Aryana Gonzales scored 17 points, but the Greyhounds lost at the Holiday Classic.
Taylor Degnan had 13 rebounds for Atascadero (1-5).
Garces 39, Mission Prep 35
Ani Boncich had 13 points and 15 rebounds in the Royals’ loss at the Holiday Classic.
Jenna Lee scored 10 points for Mission Prep (4-3), which played without starters Noelle and Jennifer Laird, who were taking the ACT.
Coastal Christian 22, Providence 19
Melody Parker scored 12 points in the Conquerors’ victory.
Journey Torres had six points and 12 rebounds for Coastal Christian (2-0).