Archive - 2012 - Sports Article
The 2012-13 Mammoth Lady Huskies basketball team is young; with the experience gained during what is developing into a rough season, they could be a force to be reckoned with in coming years.
This is a polite way of leading into a recap of the Huskiesâ cataclysmic loss to the Lone Pine Lady Golden Eagles Tuesday, Dec. 18.
The Eagles have had a deadly defense all season and the Huskies got a strong taste of that ferocity in Lone Pine. With the exception of senior point guard Desarae Coats, the offense has been tentative. But not Tuesday night.
The Bishop Broncos basketball teams laid waste to the Tonopah Muckers Friday night. The Lady Broncos ran away with a 54-26 win while the Broncos battled to a 61-59 victory.
The first quarter of the Lady Broncos game was close, ending with a 9-4 lead by Bishop. Once the team warmed up, the Broncos hit nearly 50 percent of their second-half shots to pull away from the Muckers.
âIt was another night of unselfish play,â said coach Brian Pennington. âThe ladies dished out 15 assists for the 25 baskets made from the field.â
For the boysâ team, Cy Scott led the scoring effort with 31 points.
The Lone Pine Golden Eagles corralled the Vasquez Mustangs Friday night with a 85-61 win.
The Eagles basketball team is now 2-0 in Desert Mountain League play, hoping to go 3-0 tonight at home against the Mammoth Huskies.
Mike Cappello led the Eagles with 30 points, followed by the Greene brothers, Seth and Brad, with 18 each.
Kishan Bhakta: 2 pts.
Ryan Cappello: 7 pts.
Mike Cappello: 30 pts.
Alec Garcia: 8 pts.
Brad Greene: 18 pts.
Greg Greene: 18 pts.
Garrett Sullivan: 2 pts.
Lowthorp Orthodontics 7
Gannon Daugherty and Marty Tiernan, 40 saves of 44
Dufort Construction 4
Dustin Waasdorp, 30/37
Troy Cauldwell Paint & Stucco 4
Owen Richman, 28/29
Eric Richman Optometry 1
Daniel Klemincic, 45/49
Sierra Auto Body 8
Lane Frechette, 14/21
Bill Carter DDS 7
Chase Cortez, 28/37
Mountain Apparel 12
Harrison Greer, 22/30
Hunter Allen, 24/36
Skip Wise Home Services 5
Michael Bragdon, 25/27
Nora Cimino, 23/28
Pee Wee Division
Mahogany Smoked Meats 8
Nora Cinimo 20/25
The Bishop Broncos opened their run at the Sutro Classic basketball tournament in Dayton, Nev. with a win Thursday night over the host Dayton Dust Devils, 54-50.
Bishop was down by 9 at halftime, but came back with a vengeance in the second.
Daytonâs defense focused heavily on Cy Scott opening opportunities for other players to step up.
Kyle Miller caught fire from the outside, giving the Broncos the spark and momentum in the second half.
Roman Amisone took advantage in the paint and off offensive rebounds.
Coming off a solid weekend performance at the Palmdale Classic tournament, the Bishop Broncos soccer team took on LaSalle last night in the teamâs only home game of the pre-season. The Broncos lost their first two games at the Classic last Friday to Knight (2-0) and Quartz Hill (2-1) but rallied with two wins to reach the finals of the consolation bracket, losing again to Quartz Hill (2-1). Bishop will be looking to the leadership of seniors Danny Lopez, Angel Aranzubia (5, above) and Alberto Olvera (27, above) who have all started every Bronco game since they were freshmen.
Round Valley Elementary School held the 37th Annual Ken Baker Basketball Tournament Saturday, Dec. 1 at the Bishop High Schoolâs Gus Klekas Gymnasium.
Competing against eight teams from Inyo and Mono counties, the Home Street Middle School boys team came away with the championship, followed by Mammoth Middle School in second and Big Pine taking third place.
Other teams included a second Home Street team, two teams from Round Valley, one from Lo-Inyo School and a team from Bridgeport.
After a non-start to their basketball season, the Bishop Broncos are off and running with wins over Mineral County on the road Tuesday.
Bishopâs home-opener against the Mojave Mustangs, scheduled for last Friday, was cancelled when U.S. 395 was closed to high-profile vehicles due to high winds.
The Lady Broncos are now 1-1, following a loss to the Div. 3A Burroughs Burros and a 51-35 win against the Serpents.
The Broncos beat the Serpents 49-42, a solid win for a young team.
âFor the first game of the year,â said coach Ben Arcularius, âI thought the team performed well.â
The Lone Pine Golden Eagles have survived pre-league basketball and head into Desert Mountain League action tomorrow at Silver Valley.
The Lady Eagles are picking up their offense; the Eagles need some fine-tuning but both teams show a lot of promise.
After a strong showing at the Hawthorne Tournament last weekend, the Lone Pine Golden Eagles basketball squad headed to Ridgecrest for a rematch against the Immanuel Christian Crusaders Tuesday.
The past few days have been painfully quiet in terms of Owens Valley high school sports.
The Bishop Broncosâ match-up with the Mojave Mustangs, scheduled for this past Friday, was cancelled when high winds closed U.S. 395 to high-profile vehicles, which included the Mustangsâ bus.
The balance of area athletes were on the road honing their skills in tournament play.
Bishopâs basketball squads are on the road to Mineral County today. The end of this week, both varsity teams will be participating in tournament action.