Archive - Sports Article
November 11th, 2011
Playing on their opponentsâ turf, the Bishop Broncos scorched the Desert Scorpions Thursday night, 61-20, to officially claim the High Desert League Championship for the second straight year. Bishop is seeded number one in the Northeast Division with a 5-0 league record, 9-1 overall.
Desert brought all the weapons in their arsenal to the game, but most of them backfired. The Scorpions, tied with Kern, Frazier and Cal City at 2-2 going into the final league game, had to play spoiler to the Broncos to have a shot at making the playoffs.
Only a month to go before Sage to Summit begins its annual Winter Race Series at Millpond.
The first of the five-race series starts Saturday, Dec. 10. According to race organizers, the routes will return to courses from the first two years of the series. Apparently, the more challenging courses used in 2010 brought mixed reviews.
This year, Sage to Summit is teaming up with the Bishop High School Cross Country Team and coach Jeff Perry. The Winter Race series will be a fundraiser for the team.
The following are more results from the Tri-County Fair Horse Show held in September.
1st - Lianne Talbot, Ellie
Lead line, 5-6
1st Harlee Bardonnex, Sugar Butter Bars
2nd - Cade Dondero, Pavos Peppy Topps
3rd - Alison Campbell, Jackie Sunshine
4th - Maclain Rossi, Sundae Ambition
5th - Xavi Federman, Lady
6th - Connor Allen, Holly
1st - Khylie Small, Southside Gus
2nd - Madeleine Morrison, Sugar Butter Bars
3rd - Estraya Federman, Lady
4th - Emily Marsolais, Sweet Melissa
6th - Gracey Wilcox, Extremely Printed
The Bishop Broncos scored their fourth shutout in a row, 49-0, Friday night against the Rosamond Roadrunners, unofficially clinching the High Desert League championship.
With four of the six-school league cannibalizing each other into 2-2 seasons, the win secured the championship for the Broncos with one game remaining, against the Desert Scorpions, in the regular season.
Coach Bill Egan may be the only person in Bishop not speculating on the post-season playoffs. Heâs still waiting until after the Desert game, Thursday, Nov. 10.
The Lone Pine Golden Eagles are the Hi-Lo League football champions, finishing regular season with an 8-0 record.
The Golden Eagles take on the Lancaster Baptist Eagles this Friday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. in round one of the playoffs. Lancaster Baptist is an at-large team from the tough Heritage League.
Lone Pine is ranked seventh in CIF 8-Man Div. 1; Lancaster Baptist, ninth.
The Bishop Youth Football League teams played their final game of the season Oct. 22 in Yerington, Nev.
Bandits take a win against North Valley, 14-6, ending the season in seventh place with a record of 4-4.
Renegades lose to North Valley, 24-0. Their overall record was 1-7.
JV beats Yerington, 40-6, ending with a 2-6.
Collegiates lose to Yerington. 68-0. Season record: 7-0.
The Lone Pine Lady Golden Eagles volleyball team lost on the road to Boron, Thursday in three close games 24-26, 22-25, 23-25.
âThis team learns something about themselves every time they step on the court,â said coach Mel Joseph. âThursday, they learned that key miscues in transition is what led to this loss.â
The Eagles served 94% and recorded 10 aces.
Lone Pine now prepares for their final match of the season when they host the Mammoth Huskies, Wednes-day, Nov. 2. The game is Senior Night with Joseph honoring his seniors for the 20th time in his Lone Pine coaching career.
The Bishop High Junior girls clobbered the Seniors 20-6 in the annual Powder Puff football game, kicking off Homecoming week Monday, Oct. 24 at John Schwab field.
Junior QB Katelyn Lent put her squad on the scoreboard, behind a key block by Madi Taylor, in the first quarter with a 2-yard run.
As the clock ticked down the first half, linebacker Aubrie Nolan intercepted a Seniorsâ pass. Nolan headed down field for a 35-yard TD, putting the Juniors ahead 14-0.
The Seniors quarterback executed a pass play in the third to narrow the lead 14-6.
The Bishop Broncos Cross Country teams dominated the Desert Scorpions on their home course at Tungstens Hills Wednesday.
The boys won 15-48 taking the top six spots with Wyatt Walsh leading the pack in his first race win at 19:37. The girls, running against an incomplete field of Lady Scorpions, remain undefeated in High Desert League. Jackie Garcia recorded her first win of the season in 23:28.
The Bishop Lady Broncos tennis squad hosted Desert for a rematch.
Desert won 10-8, with Bishopâs singles taking 5 wins and the doubles, 3.
Madi Taylor and Ashley Lee each won two of their three sets; Taylor 3-6, 6-3, 6-0; Lee 1-6, 5-1, 6-2.
Ricki Willey lost to Desertâs third and first seeds but won against the Scorpions number 2, 5-1.
In doubles action, Katie Tanksley and Karen Hinek won the only two sets, 6-3 and 6-1.
Hope McIndoo and Tara Gardner played through their sixth tie-breaker of the season but lost 6-7. Jenelle Rafferty and Kelli Pfeiler lost their doubles matches.