Lady Broncos come from behind to advance in CIF softball playoffs
Kellie Tiner went six innings with 5 strikeouts against the Nuview Knights to advance in CIF playoffs. Photo by Deb Murphy
Bishopâ€™s Lady Broncos beat the Nuview Bridge Knights, 9-8, in the final inning of the Division 6 CIF playoffs Wild Card round Tuesday.
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The Broncos travel to the coast this afternoon to take on the Carpenteria Warriors, Frontier League champions.
The Knights took an early 4-1 lead in the first inning. At the end of four innings, the Knights were ahead 2-8, but the Broncos kicked their game into high gear.
â€śWe had a big 6-hit inning,â€ť said coach Stacy Van Nest, â€śthen the Knights couldnâ€™t stop our momentum.â€ť
The 6 hits translated into 5 runs, narrowing Nuviewâ€™s lead to 8-7. Thatâ€™s where the momentum took over.
The Broncos shut down the Knights in the final three innings, tied the game 8-8 in the sixth and scored the winning run in the seventh.
â€śIâ€™m proud of these girls for this difficult win on the road. They did an outstanding job, never giving up and playing with heart,â€ť said Van Nest.
Megan Erwin: 1 inning, 3 hits, 2 strikeouts, 0 walks, 4 runs
Kellie Tiner: 6 innings, 5 hits, 5 strikeouts, 1 walk, 4 runs
Whitney Hersley: 3 for 4, 2 RBI
Tiara Shoshone: 2 for 3, 3 RBI
Vonna Chandler: 2 for 2, 1 RBI
Shiloh Smith: 1 for 2
Megan Erwin: 1 for 4
Kellie Tiner: 1 for 4
Brooke Callahan: 1 for 4