Lompoc High's golfers earned a close Los Padres League win Monday, beating Santa Ynez by 13 strokes at La Purisima Golf Course.

The Braves won 293-306 and were led by individual medalist Rylee Sager, who shot a 54. 

Lompoc's other scorers were: Kendal Martin 56, Destiny Goggins 59, Marlene Mendez 59 and Monica Cariel 64. 

Santa Ynez was led by Eva Hennesse's 56. Her teammates shot: Shilah Lizor 58, Gracie Church 62, Alex Sczudlo 65 and Hannah Gechter 65. 

Morro Bay 261, Santa Maria 327

Morro Bay's golfers shot past Santa Maria comfortably on Monday in a Los Padres League match. 

The Pirates won the nine-hole competition at the Morro Bay Golf Course by a score of 261-327. Kelly Dudley of Morro Bay won the individual medal with 48 shots. 

Dudley's teammates scored: Olivia Sisneros 49, Brooke Mace 52, Megan Maize 55 and Taffy Ketchum 57. 

Santa Maria's Amalia Ramirez and Jessica Esteves tied for the team's low score at 61. Wendy Hernandez (66), Briana Nunez (69) and Maritza Reyes (70) completed the scoring for the Saints. 

Orcutt Academy 261, Nipomo 287

The Spartans' victory over Nipomo Monday at Monarch Dunes knocked the defending Los Padres League champions to 0-3.  Titans head coach Jim Delaby called a rebuilding year after graduating most of last season's team.

Orcutt Academy won 261-287 in the nine-hole, par-36 competition. 

Nipomo's Brooke Cuzick won the individual medal with a personal best score of 40 and continues to lower her scores almost every week. But the experienced group behind her of Carah Frank (60), Carlee Magness (61), Chelsea McNeil (63) and Brooke Panzardi (63) weren't quite able to put together low enough scores to keep pace with the Spartans. 

Orcutt's Ashley McClung had a personal best score of 44 and her teammates scored: Sienna Pita 49, Rochelle McClung 53, Madi Birch 57 and Anika Graack 58.

CIF Polls

Water Polo

Righetti High School remains the team to beat in CIF Southern Section boys water polo.

The defending Division 4 champions remain the top team in the division in the weekly poll which was released Monday bu the CIF-SS.

Arroyo Grande is also in the Division 4 Top Ten, coming in at No. 5.

Santa Ynez is the only other local school with a top water polo ranking, coming in a No. 10 in Division 6.


In football, five local high schools have been voted into the Northern Division’s Top Ten – with a sixth just outside.

Leading the way is Arroyo Grande (3-1) moving up to No. 2 after its 42-10 victory Friday night at Pioneer Valley.

St. Joseph (4-0) is up to No. 4 after its 49-31 win over Paso Robles.

St. Joseph visits Arroyo Grande this week in the area’s marquee matchup.

Atascadero (2-1) in in the No. 7 spot with Lompoc (3-1) at No. 8 and Santa Ynez (4-0) at No. 10.

Just outside at No. 11 is Paso Robles (103).

In football’s Northwest Division, Templeton (4-0) moved up one spot to No. 2 with Nipomo (2-2) dropping from No. 1 to No. 3 after its loss to Santa Ynez.

Mission Prep (3-0) is the No. 6 team in the division.

And in 8-man football, Orcutt Academy is No. 3 in Division 1 and Cuyama Valley is No. 2 in Division 2.


In girls volleyball rankings, Arroyo Grande sits at No. 6 in Division 2AA, Templeton is No. 7 and Santa Ynez No. 8 in Division 3A and Coast Union is No. 7 in Division 5AA>


In girls tennis, Arroyo Grande is No. 7 in Division 2 with Santa Ynez No. 2, Orcutt Academy No. 5 and Templeton No. 10 in Division 3.

Cross Country

And in boys Cross Country, Santa Ynez is Npo. 2 in Division 4 with Orcutt Academy at No. 7 in Division 5.

In girls Cross Country, Arroyo Grande is No. 6 in Division 2, Paso Robles No. 8 in Division 3 and Atascadero No. 8 in Division 4.