Senior forward Bryce Warrecker poured in 36 points and collected 14 rebounds to lead the Santa Barbara High boys basketball team to a big 72-41 road Channel League win at Lompoc Friday.
“We have been really banged up lately with many guys being sick and hurt so getting the win how we did tonight was big for us,” Warrecker said in a text to the News-Press.
Stephen Davis was an all-around player for the Dons (16-8, 7-1) Friday, totaling 14 points, dishing out 10 assists and collecting six boards.
Moki Nacario added eight points and drew two charges in the win.
RIVERSIDE 5, SBCC 4
The SBCC women’s tennis team opened its season with a loss to Riverside on Friday afternoon at Pershing Park.
Former San Marcos standout Kelly Coulson won her singles match in straight sets, and teamed with another former Royal, Maura Mannix, to win the Vaqueros only doubles set.
Riverside won the doubles, 2-1, then split the singles matches to earn the narrow victory.
Jamaica Buyse and Sydney Paillon also won their singles matches for SBCC. Paillon had to come from a set down to win her match in three sets.
CAL STATE L.A. 5, WESTMONT 2
The Warriors only two points came in singles, with Cade Pierson and Sidney Lowry earning victories.
Pierson won 6-1, 6-4 at No. 1 singles and Lowry scored a 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 victory at No. 3 singles.
RIVERSIDE 5, SBCC 4
Despite winning two out of three sets in doubles, the Vaqueros fell in their season opener.
SBCC’s only two singles wins came from Alexander Martin, who was victorious 7-5, 6-2 at No. 3, and Taylor Kleine, who won 6-0, 6-0 at No. 5 singles.
ANTELOPE VALLEY 6, WESTMONT 1
LEWIS-CLARK STATE 7, WESTMONT 4
The Warriors fell to 1-3 to begin the season following two losses at the Coach Calderon Invitational Friday.
Against Lewis-Clark State, Westmont totaled eight hits, including a 3-3 performance from Andrew Baynard, who also had three runs batted in.
The Warriors were tied 3-3 through seven innings but a four-run eighth inning by Lewis-Clark State blew the game open.
Against Antelope Valley, Westmont only had one player have a multiple-hit game. Travis Vander Molen went 2-3, with one RBI off an inside-the-park home run.
SADDLEBACK 15, SBCC 6
The Vaqueros led by three runs early against Saddleback but was then outscored 14-2 on their way to a 15-6 loss.
SBCC (2-1) was outhit 14-6 on the day, with Kyle Froemke being the only Vaquero to record multiple hits (2-5).
SAN DIEGO MIRAMAR 3, SBCC 1
San Diego Miramar edged the Vaqueros by two points in each of the final two sets to pull out the victory and spoil SBCC’s season opener.
Sophomore Calvin Sanborn led the Vaqueros with 13 kills and four blocks, while Trent Lingruen finished with nine kills and nine digs. San Diego Miramar won by scores of 25-19, 19-25, 25-23, 26-24.
BISHOP DIEGO 74, VILLANOVA PREP 66
Matthew Cunningham had a monster game for the Cardinals with 35 points, while Tyler Williams and Kai Morphy each added nine in the victory.
“Our team’s depth was better than theirs tonight,” Bishop Diego coach James Coronado said in a statement.
GIRLS WATER POLO
SAN MARCOS 9, SANTA MARGARITA 8
Megan Musick scored the game winner with 21 seconds remaining in regulation to send the Royals into the semifinals of the Irvine Tournament.
Hannah Meyer led the way for San Marcos with three goals, while Zosia Amberger had nine blocks in goals for the Royals.
SANTA BARBARA, 16, LAGUNA BEACH 10
Abigail Hendrix had six goals and Ju Ju Martinez finished with five to lead the Dons to their latest victory.
Elise Power and Oli Obando also had two goals apiece for Santa Barbara.