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Lone Pine Softball wins Wildcard game

Lone Pine high school softball wins at Brentwood

The Lone Pine Golden Eagles softball team beat Brentwood 6-3 Tuesday in the CIF southern section division 6 wildcard round.  The win advances Lone Pine to the opening round Thursday.  The Golden Eagles will square off with #1 overall seed Savanna high school in Anaheim.

Lacie Jones pitched Lone Pine to the opening round road win.  Lacie Jones allowed just 4 hits, striking out 12.  Coach Liz Jones noted top defensive plays turned in by Kayla Noland at second base, Celia Ray at third, catcher Juliann Jones, Jessianne joiner at first base and Katelyn Button at shortstop.

Offense
Juliann Jones, 3 for 4, 2 run Homerun, Double.
Katelyn Button, 1 for 3.
Lacie Jones, 4 for 4, 2 Doubles, RBI.
Jessianne Joiner, 2 for 3.
Taylor Corona, 2 for 4, Double.

Golden Eagles at Brentwood.  Photo Submitted by Coach Jones
Golden Eagles at Brentwood. Photo Submitted by Coach Jones
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Spring Playoff Update

Playoffs, we are talking about Playoffs

It’s spring sports playoff time. The CIF southern sections baseball and softball playoffs begin this week. The CIF central section postseason continues for golf and track for student athletes at Bishop Union High School.

Bishop Union high school senior Sean Mitton is playing today (May 19th) in the CIF Central section individual championships. Mitton is playing today at River Island Country Club in Porterville. Mitton was a part of the Broncos CIF championship team in 2014 and led the team to a runner up finish this year.

The Bishop Union 1600 meter boys relay team will travel to Clovis this Saturday (May 23rd) for the Central Section Maters meet. Joey Griego, Logan Stephenson, Carson Reid and Collin Batchelder will run Saturday night at Buchanan high school.

Lone Pine High schools softball team plays today (May 19th) in the Southern Section Division 6 wildcard round. Lone Pine travels to Brentwood today. The winner of today’s wildcard game travels to Anaheim on Thursday for the opening round of the playoffs. Waiting for the winner is #1 seed Savanna high school.

Lee Vining and Big Pine softball are in the Southern Section Division 7 playoffs. Lee Vining the #3 team in the Hi-Lo league travels to Lucerne Valley today for a wildcard game. A Lee Vining win would send them to University Prep in Victorville on Thursday. Big Pine #2 in the Hi-Lo league will travel to Pasadena on Thursday for their opening round game with St. Monica Academy.

Mammoth will make the long road trip to Fillmore on Friday in the CIF southern section division 6 baseball playoffs. Mammoth is an at-large selection from the Desert Mountain league. Fillmore won the Frontier league this season.

The Lee Vining baseball team opens play Thursday at Riverside Prep in the Southern Section Division 7 championships.  The Tigers finished as runners up in the Hi-Lo league.

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3 on 3 basketball

City of Bishop offering summer basketball

The City of Bishop has partnered with Coach Jeff Kilgore to hold a summer 3 on 3 Youth Basketball Program. It is set for kids going into the 7th thru 12th grades.  Play times are set for Sunday evenings starting on June 21st. This program is free, however pre-registration is required. Registration forms are available at City Hall or you can get one from Coach Kilgore.
If you have children younger than 7th grade that may be interested in playing summer basketball, call Karey to be put on a list, the amount of kids interested will determine the possibility of a younger aged program.  For more information or questions you can contact Karey at City of Bishop Community Services at 760-873-5863.

cover photo by Gary Young.

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logan stephenson, colin batchelder, coach rick behrendt, joey griego, carson reid.  Photo by Joe Griego

BUHS track on the sports round up

Bishop Unions 1600 meter relay on the sport show

Thanks to our wonderful sponsor, Carls Jr of Bishop, Mammoth and Lone Pine, you can catch the Saturday Sports round up here at kibskbov.com.  Click on the link on the home page to hear Logan Stephenson, Carson Reid, and Collin Batchelder.  Joey Griego was not able to make it in for the show Saturday.  The 1600 meter relay team will be representing Bishop Union High school at the CIF central section maters meet this Saturday in Clovis.

logan stephenson, colin batchelder, coach rick behrendt, joey griego, carson reid.  Photo by Joe Griego
logan stephenson, colin batchelder, coach rick behrendt, joey griego, carson reid. Photo by Joe Griego

The Saturdays sports show includes an interview with Andy Watt, the disgruntled Red Sox fan breaks down the Bishop Union High School Baseball season and gives his opinion on Major League Baseball.

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Bronco Softball season ends at KV

Rival Kern Valley ends Bronco playoff run

The fourth time was not the charm as rival Kern Valley beat Bishop Union 10-4 Thursday in the second round of the CIF central section division 5 softball playoffs.  Kern Valley swept Bishop Union during the regular season 3-0, and closed out the broncos year with the playoff victory.   Senior pitcher Samantha Riesen struck out 9, but Bishop Union was plagued by errors.  First year coach Mike Jones said, “Samantha Riesen pitched and excellent game, our defense just made too many mistakes.”

Kern Valley advances to the CIF semifinals playing the winner of today’s game between Rosamond and Sierra Pacific.

Stats
Samantha Riesen, 3 for 4, 2 singles, double, 3 runs.
Korina Toledo, 2 for 4, 2 singles, 2 RBI.
Peyton Tetrick, 1 for 3, run.
Sabrina Barlow, 1 for 4, single.
Hannah Waasdorp, 1 for 4, single.

Sam Riesen, photo by Lorenzo Parra
Sam Riesen, photo by Lorenzo Parra
Hannah Waasdorp, photo by lorenzo parra
Hannah Waasdorp, photo by lorenzo parra
Korina Toledo, photo by lorenzo parra
Korina Toledo, photo by lorenzo parra
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Bronco Baseball season ends at Arvin

The Arvin Bears down Bishop Union 6-0

The Bishop Union high school baseball team closed out the 2015 season with a loss in the CIF central section division 5 first round.  Arvin high schools Jose Salinas threw a complete game shut out allowing just 3 hits.  The Broncos managed just three singles, one walk and one hit-batsman vs. Arvin’s Junior pitcher.  The Broncos had only one runner advance to third base, senior Alex Sipes in the seventh inning.  Salinas was matched up with Bishop Junior Aaron Chinzi.  Chinzi pitched 4 innings allowing 5 runs on 7 hits striking out 3 bears.  The Bronco defense committed three first inning errors helping the bears open up a 3-0 lead.  Arvin added a run in the 3rd inning on a RBI single by Nick Flores.  The bears added an insurance run in the 4th on a Jorge Gomez solo homerun.  Chinzi gave way to senior Justin Hollowell in the 5th inning.  Hollowell allowed a single and walked two consecutive bears to load the bases.  Justin got out of the jam with a strikeout and an inning ending 1-2-3 double play.  Hollowell induced a come-backer from Jorge Gomez, fired to home for the first out, and catcher Colton Riesen completed the double play with a perfect throw to first basemen Brodie Maloney.  Arvin did break through against Hollowell in the 6th with an RBI off the bat of Javier Moreno.

Eight bronco seniors played their final games Wednesday, including Jeremy Fie, Jake Traynor, Colton Riesen, Justin Hollowell, Alex Sipes, Clyde McCoy, Taylor Brown-Steele, and Woodrow Reynolds.

STATS
Jake Traynor, hit by pitch.
Brodie Maloney, Single.
Colton Riesen, walk, stolen base.
Alex Sipes, Single.
Patrick Mitton, Single.
Aaron Chinzi, 4IP, 5 runs, 7 hits, 1 walk, 3 strikeouts.
Justin Hollowell, 2IP, 1 run, 2 hits, 3 walks, 1 strikeout.

The Broncos are coached by Chris Walston, Chris Connolly, and Jeff Hollowell.

Jorge Gomez touches home after his 4th inning HR. photo by James Tyler
Jorge Gomez touches home after his 4th inning HR. photo by James Tyler
Andy Watt and Arnie Palu had the play by play on AM 1230 KBOV and kibskbov.com.  photo by James Tyler
Andy Watt and Arnie Palu had the play by play on AM 1230 KBOV and kibskbov.com. photo by James Tyler
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Back Row, left to right, joel talamantes, reymond kiddoo, angel santana, joey griego, coach rick behrendt, colin batchelder, logan stephenson, david chavez, joe domke, coach fred dirisio.
Front row, left to right, maritza garcia, selena duenas, katherine desbrosses, gabi morales, olivia johnson, kristen lamb, page elary.  Photo by joe griego.

Bronco Relay advancing to Masters

Bishop Union 4×400 relay team heading to masters

The Bishop Union high school track team traveled to Exeter high school for the CIF central section division 2 championships Wednesday.  32 teams brought hundreds of athletes competing  for a chance to advance to the Masters meet.  A top three finish garentees a spot in Masters.  Bishop Unions 4×400 meter relay team turned in a time of 3:32.07, good for second place.  Mendota took first place with a time of 3:30.83.  The Bishop Union relay team members are Joey Griego, Logan Stephenson, Carson Reid, and Colin Batchelder.  The Broncos knocked four seconds off their qualifying time.  The relay team will now advance to the Masters meet next week at Buchanan high school.

logan stephenson, colin batchelder, coach rick behrendt, joey griego, carson reid.  Photo by Joe Griego
logan stephenson, colin batchelder, coach rick behrendt, joey griego, carson reid. Photo by Joe Griego

Competing at the CIF division 2 championships.
Girls
Katherine Debrosses, 9th in the 400 meters, 1:02.91.
Selena Duenas, 8th in the 100 meter hurdles,  17.63.
Selena Duenas, 8th in the long jump, 15-01.
Maritza Garcia, 9th in the triple jump, 30-06.
Boys
Joe Domke, 4th in the long jump, 20-1.50.
Joe Domke, 11th in the 110 meter hurdles 17.33.
Joe Domke, 16th in the triple jump, 37-11.
Joey Griego, 6th in the 400 meters, 52.66.
Collin Batchelder, 13th in the 800 meters, 2:05.97.
Joel Talamantes, 7th in the high jump, 5-10.
Relays
Girls 4×100 meter relay
14th, 54.87.  Gabi Morales, Selena Duenas, Kristen Lamb, Katherine Desbrosses.
Girls 4×400 meter relay
16th, 4:44.40, Olivia Johnson, Chloe Almeida, Kristen Lamb, Katherine Desbrosses.
Boys 4×100 meter relay
11th, 45.58, Joey Griego, Logan Stephenson, Joe Domke, Colin Batchelder.
Boys 4×400 meter relay
2nd, 3:32.07, Joey Griego, Logan Stephenson, Carson Reid, Colin Batchelder.

Back Row, left to right, joel talamantes, reymond kiddoo, angel santana, joey griego, coach rick behrendt, colin batchelder, logan stephenson, david chavez, joe domke, coach fred dirisio. Front row, left to right, maritza garcia, selena duenas, katherine desbrosses, gabi morales, olivia johnson, kristen lamb, page elary.  Photo by joe griego.
Back Row, left to right, joel talamantes, reymond kiddoo, angel santana, joey griego, coach rick behrendt, colin batchelder, logan stephenson, david chavez, joe domke, coach fred dirisio.
Front row, left to right, maritza garcia, selena duenas, katherine desbrosses, gabi morales, olivia johnson, kristen lamb, page elary. Photo by joe griego.
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Broncos slug their way to round 2

BUHS Softball beats highland 12-9

The Bishop Union High school softball team punched their ticket to the second round of the CIF central section softball playoffs with  12-9 win at Bakersfield Highland high school.  The win sets up an second round game at rival Kern Valley.  Kern Valley is the #3 seed receiving a bye into the second round.  The Bishop Union-Kern Valley showdown with be the fourth of the 2015 season.  Kern Valley swept the season series, 3-0.  Thursday second round game at Kern Valley will begin at 3:30.

Individual Stats from Highland
Korina Toledo, 3 for 5, 2 singles, triple, 2 runs.
Bailee Piper, 2 for 5, single, 2 doubles, RBI, 2 runs.
Samantha Riesen, 2 for 5, 2 singles, walk, 2 runs.
Hanna Waasdorp, 2 for 5,  2 singles, walk, 2 runs.
Katrina Biehl, 2 for 4, single, double, 3 RBI, run.
Tiraney Andreas, 2 for 4, 2 singles.
Sabrina Barlow, 1 for 5, single, walk, run.
Aurora Toleldo, 1 for 4, single, RBI, 2 runs.
Rubee Manuelito, 1 for 4, single, 2 RBI.
Pitching
Samantha Riesen, complete game win, 6 strikeouts.

The winner of Bishop Union and Kern Valley Thursday will face the winner of Rosamond and Sierra Pacific.  Bishop would travel in the semi-finals to face either Rosamond or Sierra Pacific.  The semifinals will be played on Tuesday, May 19th.

cover photo, Aurora Toledo, photo by Lorenzo Para

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Big Pine Softball splits with Immanuel

Big Pine splits double header with Immanuel Christian

Warriors and Crusaders will now square off in a winner take all Hi-Lo league championship game Friday.

submitted by Big Pine Coach Bob Church.

Big Pine’s Gena Lewis tossed a nifty 4 hitter, while striking out 6 and walking only 1 in the 5 inning first game.  After Melissa Barlow’s lead-off triple over the centerfielder’s head in the bottom of the first, Lewis followed followed with a hard single. Paaku’u Dewey reached 1st on a strikeout and passed ball on the Immanuel
catcher, Sienna Gutierrez had a 2 run double. Kaylee Simpson singled putting Big Pine up  4-0. That was all Lewis would need, as she faced only 9 batters the first 3 innings.

Game 1
Immanuel Chr.  1
Big Pine                7
Big Pine  Batting
Sienna Gutierrez——3 for 3, with a 2B, 2 Runs, 3 RBI.
Jamie Robinson——-2 for 3, with a Run, 1 RBI.
Gena Lewis————-1 for 2, with a BB, 1 Run, 1 RBI.
Kaylee Simpson——1 for 2, with a Stolen Base, and 1 RBI.
Melissa Barlow——–1 for 3, with a 3B, 1 Run.
Paaku’u Dewey——–2 Runs.

Game 2
Immanuel Chr.   10
Big Pine                   2
BP Batting
Sienna Gutierrez——1 for 2 with a walk.
Jamie Robinson, Lauren Simpson, and Kaylee Simpson all 1 for 3. Melissa Barlow, Gena Lewis, and Paaku’u Dewey were all 1 for 4. Barlow picked up an RBI.
AnahKee Mason had the other RBI on a Fielder’s Choice.

The Warriors will travel to Ridgecrest to play Immanuel Christian one more time, with a chance to take the championship if they come home with the win.  Game time is Friday evening at 6:00 PM. The Warriors have also guaranteed themselves a CIF-SS Softball Playoff spot, clinching at least 2nd Place. Southern Section brackets will be released on Monday.

Baseball

Game 1
Immanuel Chr 17
Big Pine     8

Game 2
Immanuel Chr.  17
Big Pine   3

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Sports Show

Saturday Sports Round up

This weeks show includes interviews with members of the Big Pine High School Girls Softball team, Bishop Union High School volleyball team and Andy Watt.  The sports show is broadcast live on KIBS Saturdays from 9am to 10, them made available here at kibskbov.com thanks to our friends at Carl’s Jr.  Do you like local programing, do you like the kids having a chance to tell their story on live radio?  The great folks at Carl’s Jr make it happen by supporting local radio!  Thank you Carl’s Jr.  Stop into Carls Jr and thank them for supporting local student athletes, heck there are even coupons here on the website offing nice discounts.