Royals capture first win of season

San Marcos and Carpinteria High faced off in the seventh place game of the Fillmore Tournament on Saturday, with the Royals winning their first game of the season 29-23.

Liz Gil led San Marcos in scoring with seven points. Emily Dietz and Kayla Conboy each tallied six.

For Carpinteria, Bethany Lugo posted a game-high 10 points.

San Marcos took a 24-19 lead into the fourth quarter and increased the lead a bit before Carpinteria scored five-straight to get back in the game.

The Royals and Warriors will both be playing locally in tournaments next week. San Marcos is co-host of the Gold Coast Tournament that starts on Wednesday. The Warriors are co-hosts of the Bishop Diego/Carpinteria Tournament, which also begins on Wednesday.