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Lone Pine came out the winner of the 35th Annual Ken Baker Boysâ Basketball Tournament, held at Bishop Highâs gymnasium Dec. 4.
The full day of basketball included six teams from Inyo and Mono counties.
Host Round Valley School placed second. Home Street Schoolâs Bishop I team took third. Other school teams included Bishop II from Home Street, Big Pine and Mammoth.
The All-Tournament Team included Christopher Molina, Round Valley; Daniel Olsen, Bishop I; Jake Traynor, Bishop II; Steve Orrick, Mammoth; Jacob Bacoch, Big Pine; and Brad Greene, Lone Pine.
Bishop Broncos soccer squad overtook the Burroughs High Burros last Saturday 3-2.
The score of the game was closer than the play on the field, according to coach John McGurke
Two mistakes out of the back gave Burroughs their scoring chances, otherwise Bishop controlled the majority of the possession.
Bishop scored the first two goals before Burroughs tied it up at half time.
A third goal by midfielder Ignacio Santana midway through the second half proved to be the game winner.
The Bishop Lady Broncos hosted the Burros from Burroughs High School last Saturday and came away with a 6-1 victory.
Bishop got off to a quick start with team captain Alex Tillemans scoring two minutes into the game.
Eva Bohg scored on a breakaway and Yessenia Mora scored off an assist from Betty-Jo Whitman.
Bianca Sandoval made the fourth and last goal of the half on a nice breakaway from the right side.
The Burros would score their lone goal in the first half, making the half time score 4-1 Broncos.
The Broncos held the Burros scoreless in the second half.
Bishop is going to the CIF divisional championships.
No, thatâs not quite right. The CIF Northeast Division championship game is coming to Bishop this Saturday, 6 p.m., at John Schwab Stadium.
The Broncos secured their place in the finals with a 44-14 win over the Pasadena Poly Panthers Friday night. They will face Boron following the Bobcats 18-7 victory over Vasquez last Saturday.
âWe have our work cut out for us,â said coach Bill Egan. âWe have to bring our best game. Boron is a very aggressive, very physical team. But, we can bring that style of play too.â
The Bishop Broncos and Lone Pine Eagles started off their pre-league basketball seasons Tuesday night with a bang.
In a four-game marathon that included boys and girls teams, both varsity and junior varsity, the Lone Pine boys won and the Bishop girls won.
Final scores: Boys varsity, â Lone Pine 78, Bishop 58; Girls varsity â Bishop 40, Lone Pine 35; Boys junior varsity â Lone Pine 51, Bishop 46; Girls junior varsity â Bishop 40, Lone Pine 15.
The Lone Pine Golden Eagles got on the board first with a 3-pointer, a quick indication of the Eaglesâ fast-paced game plan.
Broncosâ football coach Bill Egan is not taking this first CIF playoff game Friday against the Mojave Mustangs for granted.
âMojave is a good team,â he said. âThey have a good coach, theyâre well-prepared. It should be a much better game.â Then again, Egan has anticipated âgood gamesâ from Kern Valley, Rosamond and Desert.
Mojave and Bishop are not strangers. Mojave was part of the HDL until 2008. âI know the Mojave coach,â Egan said, âand they know our program.â
Bishop AYSO teams won six of their age-level division championships at the Kit Carson Area F soccer tournament in Carson City, Nov. 6-7.
âBishop AYSO has spent the past five years developing their youth soccer training programs beginning at U5 level,â said Joe Griego, AYSO regional referee administrator. âThe depth of young talent has produced great success across all age groups. For the first time, Bishop teams have won championships for both boys and girls Sierra division at U12, U15, and U19 levels.â
The Big Pine Warriors advance to the second round of CIF playoffs with a 34-20 win over the Calvary Baptist Cougars Saturday afternoon.
The Cougars played tough, meeting the Warriors TD for TD. With a 21-20 fourth-quarter score, Ryan Carringtonâs interception turned the tide, kicking the Warriors into high gear.
âIâm very pleased with the outcome,â said coach Mark Tilleman. âThe kids put themselves in this position (in the playoffs) and they came through.â
The Big Pine Warriors topped their season with a win over the Tigers and the Hi-Lo League championship Saturday afternoon at Lee Vining.
With the score 10-23 in favor of the Tigers at the half, this was not your typical Big Pine get-out-in-front-early rout. The Warriors waited until the second half to rack up the points, for a final score of 49-37.
âWhat else could we ask for,â said coach Mark Tillemans, âto win the title on the last game of the season.â
The Rosamond Road-runners didnât live up to their mascotâs reputation Friday night at Schwab Field. The Bishop Broncos, in the role of Wile E. Coyote, dropped crate-loads of dynamite on their little heads. There was no triumphant âbeep beepâ to be heard, all night.
The Broncos won 44-0, stayed unbeaten in league play and added one more game to the win column.