Archive - Oct 14, 2010 - Sports Article
The Lone Pine Lady Eagles came away from Mammoth Tuesday still undefeated in Desert Mountain League play after a hard-fought three-game sweep.
The winning scores: 25-22, 25-20 and 25-20.
The Lady Eagles are 6-0 in league play â 15-3-2 overall â and are ranked Number 3 in Division 5AA Volleyball.
âThis was a huge victory, the match was intense from start to finish, this was a typical Mammoth-Lone Pine battle,â said coach Mel Joseph. âLone Pine played outstanding defense. We were able to wear them down mentally by getting the best of their hitters in the end.â
The Bishop High Junior Varsity took a 22-13 loss in its last non-league game against the Bishopâs Knights of La Jolla.
The Knights started strong scoring on their opening drive of Fridayâs game to lead 6-0.
The Broncosâ offense countered with a balanced drive to take a 7-6 lead. Ryan Devore capped the drive with a 3-yard touchdown run. Chris Frohreich connected on the point after giving the Broncos the halftime lead.
The Knights recorded 2 TDs in the third quarter, one on a Broncos turnover, grabbing a 22-7 lead.
The Big Pine Warriors volleyball team lost a hard-fought, homecourt battle against the feisty Lee Vining Tigers Tuesday. The Tigers took three of four games but the winning margin in each was no greater than 5 points.
âWe were pretty good,â said coach Angie Argyle, âbut we could have done better. Weâre having trouble finishing matches. We beat Lee Vining in tournament play and should have been able to beat them in league play.â
The Warriors are now 2-4 in league play and 4-6 overall.