Archive - Sports Article
October 26th, 2012
All six Bishop Lady Bronco tennis players who competed in the CIF individual playoffs Thursday at Bishop City Park earned a slot, ranging from first place to alternate.
Senior Madi Taylor took first place with a 6-1, 6-1 win over Kern Valley and a 6-1, 6-0 win over Mammoth. Taylor faced her teammate, Ashley Lee, for first, winning 6-4, 6-1.
Lee went up against Desert, winning in a tie-breaker, then went on to beat the number one seed in the league, 7-5, 6-2, which assured her a spot in the playoffs.
Bishop boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Rosamond for a dual meet against their archrival Roadrunners.
The Lady Broncos beat the Roadrunners 21-39, led once again by sophomore Angie Flores.
Rosamondâs boys team beat Bishop 22-39. Freshman Carson Reid was the top Bronco finisher with a second place. Coach Katie Kress was pleased by Reid and fourth-place finisher Ray Ecklandâs efforts. In Bishop and Rosamondâs earlier meet, the Roadrunners swept the top five spots.
The Bishop High senior Broncos opened up Homecoming Week, Oct. 8, seriously whipping the juniors 26-0.
The strong seniors defense held the juniors to three and out on their first possession of the game. The seniors quickly put points on the board on their first drive. Senior quarterback Katelyne Lent and running back Shiloh Smith teamed up, executing a perfect reverse hand-off. Smith went the distance for a 45-yard touchdown run. Brooke Jordan completed a 2-point conversion putting the seniors ahead, 8-0.
The Lone Pine Lady Golden Eagles volleyball squad upped its game, giving Desert Christian a run for its money in Thursdayâs road game.
The Eagles fell in four, 18-25, 25-22, 15-25, 21-25, against the Knights, who are tied at 8-1 for Desert Mountain League champion with Boron. âWe played much better against Desert Christian than we did last Saturday,â said coach Mel Joseph. âOur intensity allowed us to give a better effort. We had our chances but made too many errors in our offensive execution.â
Bishop 47 v Cal City 7
JV Bishop 30 v Cal City 9
The Broncos are on the road for the next two weeks, against Frazier Mountain Oct. 19 and the Kern Valley Broncs Oct. 26.
Big Pine Warriors
Big Pine 6 v Orcutt Academy 61
The Warriors lived up to their names Friday night against a 30+ player Spartan team. Big Pine update in Thursdayâs sports page. Big Pine heads to the Pit to take on the Trona Tornadoes this Friday, then wraps up the season against Immanuel Christian for the Warriorsâ Homecoming.
Lone Pine Golden Eagles
Lone Pine 25 v Trona 48
The Bishop Broncos beat the California City Ravens, 48-7.
The football game wasnât as close as the numbers imply. Befitting a Homecoming Game, the Broncos controlled the ball, the clock, the field, everything but a couple of Ravensâ speedy, little running backs and early game drizzles.
The Ravens have improved over the last few years but not enough to make a dent in the football juggernaut that is Bishop.
Bishop City Basketball League Meeting
Bishop will be hosting a 2013 basketball team informational meeting, Oct. 23 at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council chambers. Up for discussion will be season dates, practice nights, league fees and any changes the players would like to see in the league. Team registration packets will also be available.
SRHL Needs Coaches
The Sierra Roller Hockey League is looking for coaches for Mites, Bantam and Junior Divisions.
Tourney Fundraiser for Home St. School
The Bishop Broncos JV football squad ruined Cal City Ravensâ 6-0 High Desert League record with a 30-9 win Friday night.
âWe had four first-half turnovers,â said coach Arnie Palu, âbut came back in the second half and played well.â
The Broncosâ defense held Cal City to a field goal on a Ravensâ first-half possession. Bishopâs offense answered with a J.J. Camarata interception and return for a TD, giving the Broncos the lead at 7-3.
The Bishop Lady Broncos hosted the Desert Scorpions Saturday at the City Park courts. Final score: Bishop 13, Desert 5.
The Broncos doubles teams scored seven wins, nosing out the singles players at six.
Katie Tanksley and Tessa Wright kept their three matches suspenseful, going 5-4 in each before winning 6-4, 6-4, 6-4.
Tara Gardner and Hope McIndoo won all three of their sets, 6-1, 6-2 and 6-3. Taylor Stoll and Bronwyn Stephenson scored the final doubles win in a tie-breaker at 8-6.
Convict Lake Resort
Catch of the Week: Sophia and Ronald Santos from Orange County caught a stringer of fish with corn Powerbait and nightcrawlers on the North Shore.
Best Location to Fish: The best locations to fish right now are the Six Colors, South Shore, Inlet, Beach Area, Jetty, Lake, North Shore and Convict Creek.
Other Locations to Try: âWindy Pointâ (picnic area south shore), The Inlet, Hangmanâs Tree, Outlet, Handicap Pier and Convict Creek.