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Righetti's baseball team has swept a three-game series from another league opponent.

The Warriors (10-1, 6-0) pounded San Luis Obispo 18-5 at Righetti Friday to wrap up a three-game sweep of the Tigers. Righetti swept Arroyo Grande to open its PAC 8 League campaign.

Righetti scored in five of its six at-bats. San Luis Obispo cut its deficit to 4-3 with two runs in the top of the fourth, but the Warriors scored five times in the bottom of the inning, five more in the fifth and four times in the sixth.

Zach Rudd went 1-for-1 for Righetti. He hit a grand slam in the fifth in his lone official at-bat. In his other four plate appearances, he walked twice and was hit by a pitch twice.

Weston Hammell went 3-for-4 with a solo home run in the fifth for Righetti.

Daxton Miller helped the Warriors with some clutch relief pitching. "Daxton pitched the last 2 2/3 innings," said Righetti coach Brian Tomooka. "When he came in, the game was still close."

Alex Castellanos was Righetti's starting pitcher.

Mitchell Bagby went 3-for-3 with four RBIs, two doubles and four runs scored for Righetti. Matt Sauer was 4-for-4 with with two doubles and five runs scored.


Santa Ynez 11, Orcutt Academy 4

Yesenia Vega had four hits and drove in five runs as the Pirates moved to 9-4, 3-1 with a Los Padres League win at Lakeview Junior High School.

Armani Garcia pitched a complete game for the Pirates. She helped herself by hitting a double.

Atascadero 16, St. Joseph 3

Syenna Cavazos drove in two runs and Ashley Anderson knocked in one for the Knights (3-5, 0-4) who lost a PAC 8 League game to the Greyhounds at St. Louis de Montfort.

Cavazos, Soleil Orca and McKinzie Gomez all had two hits for St. Joseph. 

Boys swimming

Righetti 210, Mission Prep 52

Andrew Streker won two open events and swam the first leg for the winning 200 relay team as the Warriors beat the Royals in a PAC 8 League meet at the Righetti pool.

Streker won the 200 individual medley in 2 minutes, 22.97 seconds and he 100 backstroke in 1:04.97. Streker teamed with Tyler Almaguer, Cyril Cabanas and Noah Waslychyn for a win in 1:40.89 in the 200 freestyle relay.

Wasylychyn won the 100 butterfly in 1:01.03. Other Righetti open event winners included Robert Groppetti in the 200 freestyle, Ean Weaver in the 500 freestyle and Artie Orozco in the 100 breaststroke.

Righetti took all three relay races. Streker, Ryan Lucas, Weaver and Allan Wasserman teamed up for a win in the 200 medley relay. Lucas, Almaguer, Tony Rubalcava and Layne Porter combined for a win in the 400 freestyle.

Mission Prep's Eamon Mazelin won the 50 freestyle in 24.58 and the 100 freestyle in 54.09. Righetti won everything else.

Arroyo Grande 212, Paso Robles 86

The Eagles moved to 4-1, 3-1 with a PAC 8 League win over the Bearcats.

Jared Martin won the 50 freestyle in 22.97 seconds and won the 100 freestyle in 50.68 for Arroyo Grande. Martin teamed with Kevin Virnig, Trent Schachter and Nathan Solis for a win in 1:42.68 in the 200 medley relay.

Schachter, Martin, Solis and James Hazel combined for a winning 1:32.59 in the 200 freestyle relay. Hazel won the 200 freestyle in 1:47.64 and the 500 freestyle in 4:54.23.

Girls swimming

Righetti 211, Mission Prep 29

Denise Dominguez won the 50 freestyle in 26.25 seconds and swam the first leg for the winning 400 freestyle relay team as the Warriors beat the Royals in a PAC 8 League meet.

Dominguez teamed with Isabella Fraire, Madison Villa and Brianna Hill for a win in 4:02.34 in the 400 freestyle relay.

Sophie Noce won the 200 individual medley in a personal best 2:26.79. She teamed with Chelsey Kang, Hailee Lucas and Dominique Burciaga for a win in 1:52.93 in the 200 freestyle relay.

Lucas won the 100 freestyle in 1:02.11. Fraire took the 100 backstroke in a personal best 1:05.37.

Hill won the 100 butterfly in 1:06.97. She also swam the third leg for the winning 200 medley relay team. Ashley Morawitz won the 500 freestyle in 6:42.32.  

Women's swimming

WSC Meet

Hancock College finished second in the five-team Western State Conference Meet it hosted at Paul Nelson Pool.

Defending conference champion Santa Barbara City College won the meet with 125 points. Hancock scored 94. Cuesta was third with 93.

Hancock sophomores Maddie Diaz and Dria Kwong won two events apiece. Diaz won the 1,000 freestyle in 11 minutes, 31.62 seconds, 1:07 ahead of the second-place finisher. Diaz, a Pioneer Valley graduate won the 500 in 5:32.08.

Kwong, an Orcutt Academy graduate, won the 200 backstroke in a season-best 2:15.59. He winning margin was nearly 12 seconds. Kwong won the 200 butterfly in 2:17.45.

Boys tennis

Templeton 14, Orcutt Academy 4

Colby Grey and Chaz Darrow swept three doubles sets, leading the Eagles to a Los Padres League win over the Spartans (2-9, 1-8) at Templeton.

Kyle Wells and Matt Lopez won two of three doubles sets for the Spartans.

San Luis Obispo 17, Pioneer Valley 1

Edgar Jimenez won a singles set for the Panthers (2-5 PAC 8 League) who lost a PAC 8 match to the second-place Tigers. 

College Track & Field

Hancock at WSC Coastal Meet

Hancock College track and field’s Brent Dionisio soared to two individual wins, while Steven Youngblood and Taylor Nevitt each won one event during the Western State Conference Coastal Meet hosted by Cuesta College on Friday afternoon.

Dionisio started the day by taking the men’s long jump with a top distance of 21-feet-2 to secure 10 points for the team standings.

The Pioneer Valley High School graduate later won the high jump by clearing 6-4. It marked the third straight week Dionisio won a high jump. 

Youngblood won the men’s 3,000-meter in 9:15.07. The Pioneer Valley High School graduate finished third in the men’s 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:08.31.

Nevitt earned points with top-six finishes in four throwing events for the Bulldogs. She won the women’s shot put with a top toss of 35-6. The Nipomo High School graduate also finished second in the discus, sixth in the javelin and fifth in the hammer.

Rachel Naugle finished third in the women’s 3,000-meter run and sixth in the 800-meter run.

Freshman Ben finished fifth-place in the javelin throw. The Cabrillo High School graduate also came in sixth in the shot put.

Cabrillo graduate Jose Rodriguez soared to a second-place finish in the pole vault.

The Hancock men and women’s teams finished fifth place overall in the team standings.

Next week, Hancock will compete at the Glendale College Invitational.

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