The streaks go on — and on.

The Arroyo Grande and Santa Ynez girls tennis teams, along with Lompoc’s football team, didn’t have much trouble extending their unbeaten streaks in their most recent match-ups.

The Arroyo Grande girls tennis team’s PAC 7 League winning streak is at 33 matches. Santa Ynez’s girls tennis squad hasn’t dropped a Los Padres League match since 2009. The Lompoc football team’s streak is at 26 games.

It’s hard to maintain excellence for such a prolonged time, but these three have done it. Congratulations to Arroyo Grande tennis coach Lori Hollister, Santa Ynez tennis coach Jennifer Rasmussen, Lompoc football coach Andrew Jones and their players.

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Love That Mascot Department: Here are my votes for Best Mascot.

College: Gorillas, Pittsburg State University (Kansas).

Junior College: Free Spirits, Los Angeles Mission.

High School: Cavemen and Cavegirls, Carlsbad, N.M,

. — the world famous Carlsbad Caverns are near the city. (Worst mascot: Criminals. At least one high school, Yuma in Arizona, hast that team nickname).

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They’re number two! Congratulations to the Orcutt Academy girls tennis team for reaching second in the latest CIF Southern Section Division 4 poll. The ranking is the highest for any team in the young school’s history.

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Runners’ week: Both area leagues are having their mid-season cross country meets this week. The LPL meet will take place at Nipomo today. The PAC 7 meet is scheduled for Thursday at the Fairbanks Course just outside San Luis Obispo.

The PAC 7 boys field looks particularly loaded, with Paso Robles, which just missed the state meet last year, looming as a favorite along with Arroyo Grande. Perennially tough San Luis Obispo is the defending league champion. Righetti, which has had several strong showings this year, looms as a dark horse.

Cabrillo’s boys have a long tradition of excellence in the Los Padres League. Santa Ynez is the defending league champion.

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Man of many touchbacks: St. Joseph kicker Ben Adam has booted 23 touchbacks this season.

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