Bishop Union High School football v Burroughs

Bishop Broncos Zach Mojarro carries the ball as he tries to stay out in front of Burroughs defensive players during the High Sierra Classic Friday.

The Bishop Broncos varsity football team moved to 4-0 with a 68-0 win in the High Sierra Classic Friday in Bishop.

The Broncos sprinted out to a 61-0 lead in the first half over Ridgecrest Burroughs. Senior running back Zach Mojarro ran for 240 yards on just 9 carries. Mojarro scored 4 rushing touchdowns in the first half.

Burroughs requested a running clock in the second half. Senior quarterback Jakob Redmond had another strong game rushing for a touchdown and connecting with Colt Matteson for a score. Sophomore quarterback Boden St. Marie entered the game in the second quarter and threw his first varsity touchdown pass to Cheveyo Marquez.

The Broncos defense notched their second shutout of the season scoring three times on interceptions. Matteson, Marquez, and Jason Mullner all scored on interception returns. Cain Omohundro also had an interception for the Bronco Defense. Senior defensive lineman Uriah Benally had a big night with 3 tackles for a loss. Kennedy Batchelder had 6 total tackles. Austin Van Nest, Carson Schmidt and Reese Dondero each finished the night with 5 total tackles.

Matteson was named the games MVP. Matteson had a touchdown reception and the pick six. Mojarro earned offensive MVP honors for his half of work. Marquez was named defensive MVP as he pulled down two interceptions and made 7 total tackles. Senior Tristan Cooper drilled 6 extra points to be named special teams MVP.

Next up for the Broncos is a bye week before hosting Rim of the World Friday, Sept. 24.

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