Bishop Baseball Awards

Bishop Union High School Baseball announces award winners

The Bishop Union High School baseball program held an awards banquet Saturday night at the Elks Lodge.  The first year coaching staff at BUHS put together a great event to showcase the teams achievements.   Coaches Chris Walston and Chris Connelly praised their graduating seniors while encouraging the underclassman to continue to build a strong program.  The coaches also thanked their assistants Jeff Hollowell, Cubby Saulque and JV head coach Brent Swaner.

The Bronco Varsity finished third place in the High Desert League behind league champion Rosamond and runner up Kern Valley.  Bishop lost three times to Rosamond, all three loses by only one run.  Bishop lost 2 of 3 games to rival Kern Valley, but defeated KV in the regular season finale at Kern Valley on senior day.

Varsity Awards.
MVP-Colton Riesen, senior Catcher.
Bronco Achievement Award-Jeremy Fie, senior Shortstop.
Charlie Hustle Award-Taylor Brown-Steele, senior Pitcher.
Scholar Athlete (GPA over 3.8)-Colton Riesen.
HDL Honors
1st Team
Aaron Chinzi, junior, Pitcher.

Photo by Gary Young.  Pitcher Aaron Chinzi
Photo by Gary Young. Pitcher Aaron Chinzi

Colton Riesen, senior, Catcher.

Photo by Gary Young. Colton Riesen
Photo by Gary Young. Colton Riesen

2nd Team
Patrick Mitton, sophomore, Utility.
Justin Hollowell, senior, Pitcher.
Clyde McCoy, senior, Outfielder.
Brodie Maloney, freshman, Infielder.
Jake Traynor, senior, Infielder.
Jeremy Fie, senior, Infielder.
Honorable Mention
Alex Sipes, senior, Outfielder
All League Academic
Jeremy Fie

JV Awards
MVP-Blake Johnston, sophomore Catcher.
Bronco Achievement Award-Lukas DiAngelo, freshman Infielder.
Charlie Hustle Award-Clifton Yarborough.
Scholar Athlete (GPA over 3.8) Justin Yates, freshman Pitcher.

cover photo by Gary Young.

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