Cabrillo took care of business on its end Tuesday night. 

The Conquistadores got a little help from Nipomo on the other end.

Cabrillo clinched at least a share of its fourth straight Los Padres League girls basketball title with its 80-16 win over Orcutt Academy.

Nipomo, playing second-place Templeton in San Luis Obispo County, made sure the championship is Cabrillo's outright.

Nipomo's Kat Anderson hit a last-second shot to give Nipomo a 59-58 win over Templeton, dropping the Eagles' LPL record to 11-2. 

Cabrillo's win over the Spartans put the Conqs at 13-0, meaning the Eagles can no longer catch them in the standings with one game to go. 

After ringing the bell, a longstanding Cabrillo tradition after a win, the Conqs climbed a ladder and cut down the net inside the Cabrillo gym.

It was perhaps the most dominant performance of the year from Cabrillo.

The Conqs allowed just five second-half points. 

Cabrillo senior Erin Jenkins, the defending LCCN All-Area MVP, led Cabrillo and outscored the Spartans on her own with 22 points. Amani Childres added 16 points for the Conqs. 

Three Cabrillo players scored eight points: Alexa McCune, Alyssa Stewart and Morgan McIntyre. 

Izzy Wasserman led Orcutt Academy in scoring with seven points. Vanessa Salazar added five.

Cabrillo moves to 21-2 overall. Orcutt Academy is now 2-11 in the LPL and 10-12 overall.

The Conquistadores close out the regular season Thursday at Templeton in a game many thought would decide if the Eagles could grab a share of the league title. 

But after Nipomo's big win, it's all Cabrillo's.

Nipomo 59, Templeton 58

Anderson's 12-foot jumper with 1.8 seconds to go put the Titans ahead for good and handed Cabrillo the outright league title.

The Eagles called a timeout after Anderson's make and tried to run a full-court play, but Nipomo stole the inbounds pass and that was that.

Anderson was Nipomo's leading scorer with 14 points and seven assists.

Shantille Simonson added 12 points for the Titans. Clarissa Simonson had 11 points and eight rebounds.

The win also greatly helped the Titans' playoff chances.

They are now 12-13 overall and 7-6 in the LPL. They'll play at last-place Santa Maria Thursday. Meanwhile Santa Ynez, which is also 7-6 in the LPL, plays third-place Lompoc.

"We really needed something like this," said Nipomo assistant coach Chris Litvinchuk.

Joe Bailey is the sports editor at Lee Central Coast Newspapers. Contact him with tips and story ideas at or (805) 739-2239. Follow him on Twitter at