Archive - Sep 21, 2010 - Sports Article
In the Bishop football teamâs home opener, the Broncos jumped ahead early and never looked back, beating Western Christian, 51-6.
Bishopâs defense was able to pin the Lancers in their own territory much of the night, allowing the Broncosâ offense to have good field position.
âIt was phenomenal,â Bishop coach Bill Egan said of his teamâs defense.
The Broncosâ special teams defense fueled its offense in the opening minutes of the game as Kiko Gonzalez blocked a Lancers punt and dove on the loose ball in the end zone, scoring the Broncosâ first touchdown of the game.
In one of its last tune-ups before Desert Mountain League play begins, the Lone Pine volleyball team won the Bronze Bracket Championship at the 21-team California City Tournament this weekend.
The Lady Eagles struggled against three tough teams in pool play Friday, going 0-2-1.
Lone Pine faced Santa Clarita Christian in its first match and lost, 18-25, in both games. The Lady Cardinals went on to take first in the Silver Bracket.
In the Lady Eaglesâ second match, they played Desert, who placed third in the Gold Bracket and beat Lone Pine 25-4 and 21-25.
Big Pineâs football team endured a third-quarter comeback attempt by Hesperia Christian Saturday to win 56-26.
The Warriors took a big lead early using their no-huddle spread attack.
Big Pineâs first score of the game came when Isaiah Bacoch hit Jesse Chirrick for a touchdown.
Soon after Chirrickâs score, Tyler Amisoneâs interception led to another touchdown for the Warriors, who took a 13-0 first-quarter lead.