On Friday, September 15th, the Bishop Broncos traveled to Ontario Christian to battle the 3-0 Knights. Both Bishop and Ontario Christian scored a touchdown in the first to go to the Second Quarter tied at 7. In the Second Quarter, the Knights exploded for 13 more points to the Broncos 3. Going into halftime, the Knights had the lead 20-10.
In the Third Quarter, the Knights held the Broncos scoreless while adding another 7 points.
In the Fourth Quarter, the roles were reversed as the Broncos scored 7 and held the Knights to no points. However, the Knights would hold on to win 27-17.
Broncos Quarterback, Luke McClean went 6 for 12 passing for 41 yards. Leading Rushers for the Broncos were Mike Molina, 16 carries for 81 yards, and Lorenzo Parra 2 carries for 28 yards.
The Broncos accumulated a total of 344 yards on the night with 3 interceptions from Arturo Lemus, Cal Omohundro and Tristen Valle.
The Broncos will host the Silver Valley Trojans (2-0) this Friday. The JV game starts at 4pm and the Varsity at 7pm. The Varsity game will be broadcast on 1230am KBOV.
Big Thanks to Lorenzo Parra Photography for the great photos.
The motto of this years Varsity football team is “Family”. The Family had each others backs Friday night in Yerington Nevada. The Bronco boys rolled to a 29-12 victory.
Behind the arm and legs of Sophomore QB Luke McClean, who went 6 for 9 passing and ran for 79 yards on 12 attempts, the Bronco offense was clicking on the first game of the season.
Mike Molina is the new running back for the Broncos. and Molina took over the game with his efforts. He rushed for 108 yards with three touchdowns.
Sophomore Wesley Pettet scored his first ever Varsity TD on Friday Night. Pettet shined on defense with 6 tackles against Yerington.
The Bronco defense looked solid all game long. Edward Piper and Hunter Beall led all tacklers with 9 each.
Lorenzo Parra was strong on both sides of the ball. Parra had 2 key receptions in the 4th quarter on offense which kept the Bronco offense on the field and kept the ball away from Yerington which had some momentum in the second half.
Led by head coach Arnie Palu, this Bronco “Family” shined under the Friday Night Lights in Yerington Nevada. Next up – Boron for the Home Opener Friday Night, September 8th in Bishop.
Photos by Gary Young photography
you can check out all of my photos from JV and Varsity at this link
The Bishop Broncos host Boron, tonight, for their home opener at John Schwab Field. There is no JV game. Kick-off is set for 7pm and all the action can be heard on 1230AM KBOV, with Deston Rogers and Rock Baker.
The Broncos come into the game 1-0 after winning at Yerington on August 25th!
Here is a list of the remainng scheduled games to be aired on KBOV 1230 AM:
September 8th: @ home vs. Boron
September 15th: @ Ontario Christian
September 22nd: @ home vs. Silver Valley
September 29th: @ home vs. Yosemite
October 6th: @ home vs. Kern Valley
October 13th: @ Rosamond*
October 20th: @ Vasquez*
October 27th @ Cal City*
The Bishop Broncos hosted Rosamond for a High Desert league game on Friday at Bishop High School. Bronco pitcher Cade Pascale was tagged for 3 runs in the first two innings and then found his groove and pitched well.
The Bronco batting was the downfall to this match up as Bishop came to the plate 29 times and managed just one hit by Druw Allen.
The Desert Scorpions was not able to field a team for Tuesday’s game VS the Bishop Broncos, So the next game is Friday against Cal City at Bishop High School. First pitch scheduled for 3:15pm.
The Bishop Lady Broncos defeated Boron on Friday by a score of 16 to 5. Chay Johnson pitched another complete game going 7 innings, giving up 4 hits and striking out 5. She also went 3 for 4 at the plate with a homer and 4 RBI. The lady broncos were down 5 to 3 after 4 innings, but they exploded in the 5th with 8 runs on 8 hits. They’re now 7-1-1 on the year.
The Bishop Broncos had their three game win streak snapped on Friday, by Boron High, by a score of 10 to 0. The Broncos only two hits of the game came from Brodie Moroney and Blake Johnston. The game was called after 5 innings for the sake of mercy.