North County softball teams advance to playoffs
–All three North County girls high school softball teams advanced in the first round of the playoffs.
Templeton girls softball team beat St. Joseph 2-1 yesterday at Vineyard Athletic Park. Senior Ashley Daugherty gave up four hits, including a solo home run to opposing pitcher Skylar Johnson in the 5th inning, but she struck out 12 St. Joseph hitters. At the plate, Daugherty drew three walks in the game, two of which were intentional. The Eagles will take on Tulare Union Thursday afternoon in Templeton.
The Paso Robles High School girls softball team beat Liberty in Bakersfield, 2-1, in the first round of the CIF Central Section playoffs. The Bearcats will play Thursday against Buchanan.
The Atascadero High School girls softball team beat Centennial of Bakersfield 6-0. Junior Bailey Doherty threw another no-hitter for the Greyhounds. Atascadero will play Clovis North on Thursday.
Wednesday, the Templeton Eagles boys baseball team plays at Selma in the first round of the CIF SS Division 3 baseball tournament.
In the Division I playoffs, Paso Robles High School boys baseball team plays Wednesday at Buchanan, the #9-ranked team in the state.
Atascadero High School boys baseball team plays at Reedley on Wednesday afternoon in another first round playoff game.