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Yet another Arroyo Grande girls water polo senior class will go into the league tournament without having lost a league game.

The Eagles breezed to league win No. 135 in a row Tuesday, defeating Atascadero 15-2 at home in a PAC 8 league regular season finale.

Once again, the Eagles will be the top seed for the league tournament, which starts next Tuesday. The league tournament alone determines which four league teams will advance to the CIF Southern Section Division 3 Playoffs.

Seven Eagles scored Tuesday. Madison Barniech and Isabella Solis led Arroyo Grande with four goals each.

Sara Parson and Taylor York put in two goals apiece for the Eagles. Sam Vitt, Paige Leonard and Sam Hazel each had one.

Arroyo Grande goalkeepers Danielle Jenkins (nine) and Hailey Henley (five) combined for 14 saves.

Boys Basketball

Santa Maria 65, Lompoc 49

The Saints (14-10, 5-6) stayed in the thick of the playoff race by defeating Lompoc (4-7 Los Padres League) in an LPL game at Lompoc.

Pending Nipomo's result against Orcutt Academy Tuesday night, the Saints moved into fourth place with three league games left. Nipomo was 4-6 in the LPL game entering its game Tuesday night.

The teams will play each other Feb. 9 at Santa Maria in a regular season finale. The Titans beat the Saints 87-81 in the first half of league play.

Blake Truhitte led the Saints Tuesday night with 18 points and six rebounds. Isiah Kurgan added 15 points and four rebounds for the Saints, who made 14 3-pointers.

Joey Nevarez scored 11 points for Santa Maria, and Thomas Segel had eight. Dajoure Burress pulled down seven rebounds.  

Valley Christian Academy 70, Maricopa 30

MARICOPA — Nine Lions scored as VCA rolled to a Coast Valley League win at Maricopa.

Tommy Kubiak led the Lions with 23 points. He sank three 3-pointers. Adam Aldana added 11 points.

Ethan McCoy pulled down 12 rebounds for the Lions. Andrew Sparlin snared 10. Richard Mattias had nine assists.

"We were tied 12-12 after the first quarter," said VCA coach Pete Fortier. "We played really well the last three quarters.

"We were missing two starters and they were missing one."

Pioneer Valley 61, Paso Robles 51 (Monday night)

The Panthers (10-14, 2-8) moved out of the PAC 8 League cellar with a win at Paso Robles (6-13, 1-9).

Leo Partida-Ruiz led the Panthers with 19 points. Jaden Jones scored 14.

Gabe Linn scored 19 points for the Bearcats.

Girls basketball

Nipomo 73, Orcutt Academy 27

Abbey Gutierrez scored a season-high 23 points for the Titans (12-11, 6-5) who stayed in the thick of the Los Padres League playoff race with an LPL win at home.

Behind second-place Lompoc, Santa Ynez was 6-5 and Templeton 5-5 in league games before league action Tuesday night began.

Gutierrez made five steals. Sidney Aguilera scored 15 points and had seven steals and four assists for the Titans. Kylie Mendez made five steals and Shantelle Simonson snared five rebounds.

Mariah Lopez scored 13 points and Sommer Vasquez put in 12 for the Spartans (1-11 LPL). 

Maricopa 43, Valley Christian Academy 31

MARICOPA — Mayley DeBernardi scored 18 points and pulled down eight rebounds for the Lions (3-10, 1-5) who lost a Coast Valley League game at Maricopa.

Sierra Salee snared 11 rebounds for the Lions.

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Cabrillo 60, Santa Ynez 43

The Conquistadores are now 11-0 in the Los Padres League after collecting the 17-point road victory.

Brittney McCune led the way with 19 points. Erin Jenkins added 11. 

Girls soccer

Lompoc 4, Santa Maria 0

Lompoc's cruised to a 4-0 win over the Saints in a Los Padres League game.

Ayziah Simmons scored again and this time it was a hat trick. Simmons scored in the 24th, 41st and 65th minutes. Hannah Montalban assisted on the first of Simmons' goals, with Monica Escalante providing the assist on the second goal and Alexis Porter assisting on Simmons' third goal. 

Escalante also found the back of the net herself, scoring in the 62nd minute. 

Escalante's goal came, "off a brilliantly placed corner from Montalban that found Monica's head, then the back of the net," Lompoc coach Jason Cochrane said though he was most pleased with his team's defense.

"The most impressive thing, though, about the match was our defensive efforts from Mayah Pico and Zariah Simmons," Cochrane said. "They are an amazing center-back combo. Not just tonight, or last week, but all through league. We've given up just eight goals through 10 matches, and have had five clean sheets."

In three of those shutouts, Lompoc has given up less than three shots total. Tuesday night against the Saints, Santa Maria had no shots on goal.

"Pretty impressive," Cochrane said.

The Braves take on rival Cabrillo at home on Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

Nipomo 6, Orcutt Academy 2

The Titans (8-1-1) stayed in first place in the Los Padres League with a win at home over the Spartans (2-5-2 LPL).

Jackie Lopez scored twice for Nipomo. Jasmyne Zarate, Heidi Gallegos, Jenna Lane and Viviana Silva all scored once. Titans goalkeeper Elizabeth Broack made five saves.

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