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Parra and Piper play long-ball

Bishop Union travels to Frazier Mt

by Arnie Palu
May 11, 2016

Bishop Union High School baseball and softball hit the road Tuesday starting the final week of High Desert League play.  The Bronco baseball team won a slug-fest 20-8 while the varsity softball team fell 11-9.  Bishop Union will now wrap up the regular season with a Thursday trip to rival Kern Valley.

Varsity Baseball
Bishop Union 20
Frazier Mt  8

The Bishop bats came alive at Fraizer mt pounding out 18 hits.  Sophomore Lorenzo Parra provided the biggest blast launching a 3-run homerun in the 7-run third inning.  Freshman Michael Kubiak had a special day reaching base six times and scoring 5 runs.  Kubiak set the tone for the big offensive day with a lead off triple.  Bishop Union improves to 4-3 in High Desert league play and can tie Kern Valley for runner up with a road win Thursday.  Rosamond has secured the HDL title at 7-0.  The varsity game will be broadcast live on AM 1230 KBOV and streamed live here at kibskbov.com through the listen live link.

Pitching
Justin Yates, 4 innings pitched, 8 runs, 9 hits, 5 strikeouts.
Cal Omohundro, 1 inning pitched, 0 runs, 1 hit, 2 strikeouts.
Zack DeLeo, 1 inning pitched, 0 runs, 1 hit, 3 strikeouts.

Offense
Michael Kubiak, 2 for 3, double, triple, 3 walks, 3 RBI, 5 runs.
Brodie Maloney, 3 for 5, single, 2 doubles, walk, 4 RBI, 2 runs.
Zack DeLeo, 3 for 5, 2 singles, double, walk, 2 RBI, 3 runs.
Lorenzo Parra, 2 for 4, single, homerun, hit by pitch, 3 RBI, 2 runs.
Cal Omohundro, 3 for 3, 3 singles, 2 RBI, 2 walks, 2 runs.
Joe Mayhugh, 3 for 4, 3 singles, walk, 2 RBI, 2 runs.
Chance Womack, Sacrifice bunt, walk, run.
Peyton Wagoner, 1 for 2, single, walk, 2 runs.
Justin Yates, walk, run, RBI.
Aaron Chinzi, 1 for 3, sacrifice fly, double, 2 RBI.

Varsity Softball
Bishop Union 9
Frazier Mt  11

Pitching
Little Eva Lent, 4 and 1/3 innings pitched, 9 runs, 5hits, 5 K’s, 5 BB’s. Peyton Tetrick, 1 and 2/3 innings pitched, 2 runs, 1 hit, 0 K’s, 0 BB’s.

Offensive Statistics
Bailee Piper, 1 for 4, homerun with 3 RBI.
Destiny Frank, 2 for 3.
Topah Scherer, 2 for 3.
Ashley Worley, 1 for 3 with 1 RBI.
Sabrina Barlow, 1 for 3 with 2 RBI.
Peyton Tetrick, 1 for 3.
Hannah Waasdorp, 1 for 4.

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Bailee Piper. photo by Lorenzo Parra

Coaches Comments,  “The game was very back and forth. We came from behind, broke the tie, lost the lead, got it back, and lost the lead. The girls never gave up we just needed more innings to string hits together. We are now 5-2 in league with one game to go on Thursday at Kern Valley. ”  Stacy Van Nest

JV Softball
Bishop Union 21
Frazier Mt  6

Pitching
Selia Amisone, winning pitcher

Offensive statistics
Gracie Soto, Corie Campbell, Jenna Andersen, Selia Amisone and Cassidy Moffett had multi-hit games.

The Bronco JV boys can win the High Desert League title outright with a win over Kern Valley Thursday.

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Cover Photo, Lorenzo Parra hit by pitch vs California City.  Photo by Lorenzo Parra Sr.

Bishop Union Splits with Rosamond

Bishop Union Softball wins, Baseball falls to Rosamond

May 2, 2016
By Arnie Palu

The Bronco softball teams dominated Rosamond Friday while the baseball teams fell hard.  Bishop Union will wrap up their home High Desert League schedule this Friday hosting California City.

Varsity Baseball
Rosamond 13
Bishop Union 5

Bishop Union varsity baseball found themselves down 13-1 Friday afternoon.  Bishop was staring down a second consecutive 10-run mercy rule home loss.  The Broncos scratched out 3-runs in the bottom of the fifth inning avoiding a mercy rule loss.  Rosamond starting pitcher Jose DeLaRosa put together another strong effort picking up the win.  DeLaRosa worked 6 and 2/3rds innings striking out 13 broncos.  Bishop Union slides to 2-3 in HDL play with three games to go.  Rosamond is now 5-0 with Kern Valley at 3-1.

Offensive Statistics
Patrick Mitton, 1 for 3, single, walk, run.
Brodie Maloney, 3 for 4, Home run, 2 singles, 2 RBI, 2 Runs.
Michael Kubiak, 1 for 3, single, 2 RBI, walk.
Zack DeLeo, 1 for 4, single.
Ryan Graves, reached on error, hit by pitch, stolen base.
Cal Omohundro, walk.
Lorenzo Parra, walk.
Aaron Chinzi, walk, Run.
Joe Mayhugh, walk, Run.

JV Baseball
Rosamond 13
Bishop Union 1

Offensive Statistics
Lukas DiAngelo, 1 for 2, Double, RBI, Walk
Justin Yates, 1 for 2, Single, Stolen Base.
Cade Pascale, 1 for 2, Single, Stolen Base.
Christian Landaverde, 1 for 2, Single.
Odie DeMoss, 1 for 1, Single.
Mark Mayhugh, 1 for 1, Single, Run, hit by pitch.

Bishop Union JV will travel to Mammoth Tuesday (May 3rd) for a 4pm first pitch with the Huskies.

Varsity Softball
Rosamond 6
Bishop Union 12

Pitching
Little Eva Lent pitched 7 innings, 9 hits, 6 K’s, 2 BB.

Offensive Statistics
Little Eva Lent 3 for 4
Peyton Tetrick 3 for 5 with 1 RBI
Sabrina Barlow 2 for 4 with a double and triple and 1 RBI
Katrina Biehl 2 for 4
Destiny Frank 2 for 4
Ashley Worley 1 for 4 with 2 RB
Bailee Piper 1 for 3 with triple and 2 RBI
Hannah Waasdorp 1 for 3 with 2 RBI

Coaches Comments, “The coaching staff was very pleased with the offense and coming back strong after a league loss. Our goals are to finish the second half of league stronger than the first. We are now 4-1 in league play and next up is Cal City at home on the 6th.”  Coach Stacy Van Nest

JV softball
Rosamond 7
Bishop Union 23

Offensive Statistics
Selia Amisone, 2 for 3 with a home run.
Drew Dondero, 1 for 3.
Faith Manriquez, 2 for 2.
Gracie Soto,  1 for 1 with 2 RBI
Jeanine Lomaintewa 1 for 1.

winning pitcher, Selia Amisone, 6 strikeouts.

cover photo, Brodie Maloney heading home on his 7th inning home run.  Photo by Jim Tyler

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Broncos sweep Frazier Mt

Bishop Union Baseball and Softball take down Frazier

April 25, 2016
By Arnie Palu

Friday’s High Desert league home opening ball games began with sunshine and closed with wind and rain.  Bishop Union High School’s baseball and softball teams excelled in all weather conditions sweeping Frazier Mt.  The varsity boys and junior varsity girls put their games out of reach early with the varsity girls winning in walk off fashion.  The JV boys had the day off as Frazier Mt is not fielding a JV squad.
This week is a big one for the Broncos as they continue their home stand hosting rival Kern Valley Tuesday and Rosamond Friday.  The Varsity boys games are broadcast live on AM 1230 KBOV and streamed live here through the listen live link.

Varsity Baseball
Frazier Mt. 9
Bishop Union 27

In the bottom of the 1st inning Bishop Union lead off man Patrick Mitton failed to reach 1st base, however the next 14 Broncos (including Mitton in his 2nd at bat) reached first base…all 14 scored.  By the time the Friday sun was covered by rain clouds the Broncos scored 16 runs on 10 hits.  Bishop Union added 4 runs in the 2nd inning, a pair in the 3rd and 4 more in the 4th.

Pitching
Patrick Mitton, 2 innings pitched, 1 run, 0 hits, 5 walks, 2 strikeouts.
Cade Pascale, 1 plus innings pitched, 6 runs, 7 hits, 3 walks.
Cal Omohundro, 2 innings pitched, 2 runs, 1 hit, 1 walk, 3 strikeouts.

Offense
Patrick Mitton, 1 for 3, hit by pitch, RBI, 2 runs.
Brodie Maloney, 3 for 4, walk, 2 singles, triple, 5 RBI, 3 runs.
Michael Kubiak, 1 for 3, single, walk, hit by pitch, 3 runs.
Zack DeLeo, 3 for 5, 3 singles, 2 RBI, 2 runs.
Ryan Graves, 3 for 4, 2 doubles, single, 3 RBI, 4 runs.
Lorenzo Parra, 3 for 3, hit by pitch, walk, 2 doubles, 3 run home run, 5 RBI, 5 runs scored.
Chance Womack, 0 for 1, hit by pitch twice, 2 runs.
Cal Omohundro, 1 for 4, hit by pitch, single, 3 runs.
Aaron Chinzi, 1 for 1, 2 walks, hit by pitch, RBI, 2 runs.
Cade Pascale, 1 for 1, single, 2 RBI.

Varsity Softball
Frazier Mt.  10
Bishop Union 11

Senior Bailee Piper had a big day collecting 4 hits including the 8th inning walk off winner.  Limited to just 9 players due to State FFA and Avid trips, the Broncos held off a feisty Frazier Mt team.

Pitching
Little Eva Lent pitched 8 innings 14 hits, 4 BB, 7 K’s.

Offense
Bailee Piper 4 for 5 with a triple, 4 RBI’s including the game winning RBI’s in the bottom of the 8th.
Hannah Waasdorp 3 for 5 with homerun 4 RBI.
Sabrina Barlow 3 for 5 with 2 doubles.
Peyton Tetrick 3 for 5 with a double.
Destiny Frank 2 for 4.
Ashley Worley 1 for 5 with a double.
Jordan Frankson 1 for 4.

Coaches Comments. “This was a true team effort with only 9 available players. The Broncos did an outstanding job with a very good offensive team and only 1 defensive error. Offensively we stepped up with 16 hits and many extra bases. We are now 8-8 overall and 3-0 in league play. Next up is rival Kern Valley at home on Tuesday.”   Coach Stacy Van Nest

JV Softball
Frazier Mt 12
Bishop Union 23

Pitching
Selia Amisone, 9 strikeouts.

Offense
Alondra Ojeda, 1 for 2.
Selia Amisone, 2 for 4.
Corie Campbell, 2 for 4.
Drew Dondero, 4 for 5.
Jenna Andersen,  2 for 3.
Montana McIntosh,  3 for 5.
Gracie Soto,  2 for 3.
Jasmyne Romero, 3 walks.
Julie Cepeda, 2  walks, 2 runs.

cover photo by Gary Young.  BUHS catcher Brodie Maloney

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Bishop Union wins two at California City

Bishop Union Baseball and Softball top Cal City

April 20, 2016
By Arnie Palu

The Broncos battled high winds and the California City Ravens Tuesday.  Bishop Union’s varsity squads broke open close games for easy wins while the JV girls fell 19-13.   Friday the Broncos will host Frazier Mt.  The three teams that played Tuesday will be back in action with the Falcons with the JV boys off until Tuesday April 26th when all 4 teams will host rival Kern Valley.

Varsity Baseball
Bishop Union 11
California City 1

Sophomore Justin Yates pitched a complete game 2-hitter.  Yates held the Ravens hit-less until the 5th inning and held them scoreless until allowing an unearned run in the 6th.  Yates recorded 8 strikeouts, walked 2, and hit 2.  After a slow start the Bronco bats heated up with big days from Patrick Mitton, Michael Kubiak, Zack DeLeo, Ryan Graves and Cal Omohundro.  The win moves the varsity to 1-1 in High Desert League play.

Offense
Patrick Mitton, 3 for 5, 2 singles, triple, 3 RBI, 2 runs.
Brodie Maloney, 1 for 4, single, walk, run.
Michael Kubiak, 2 for 3, walk, hit by pitch, 2 runs.
Zack DeLeo, 4 for 4, hit by pitch, double, 3 RBI, 2 runs.
Ryan Graves, 2 for 5, 3 RBI, run.
Peyton Wagoner, walk.
Cal Omohundro, 2 for 4, 2 runs.
Lorenzo Parra, 3 walks, hit by pitch, run.
Aaron Chinzi, sacrifice bunt.

Varsity Softball
Bishop Union 13
California City 2

Pitching
Peyton Tetrick pitched 3 innings 2 runs, 3 hits, 3 K’s, 1 BB
Little Eva Lent pitched 3 innings 0 runs, 0 hits, 5 K’s 1 BB

Offense
Bailee Piper 3 for 3 with 2 RBI.
Hannah Waasdorp 2 for 4 with a double and a homerun and 2 RBI.
Sabrina Barlow 2 for 4 with a home run and 2 RBI.
Jordan Frankson 2 for 3.
Dulcinea “Birthday Girl” Vasquez 1 for 1.
Katrina Biehl 1 for 2.
Vicky Begay 1 for 3.
Hayley Hersley 1 for 4.
Peyton Tetrick 1 for 4.

Coaches Comments, “We got the go ahead run in the 3rd and then busted it open in the 4th. The coaching staff is happy with the solid win in the wind at Cal City. Next up is Frazier Mountain at home on Friday. We are now 7-8 overall and 2-0 in league.”   Stacy Van Nest

JV Softball
Bishop Union 13
California City  19

Pitching
Selia Amisone started the game pitching with Drew Dondero pitching in relief striking out 4 and walking 5 batters.

Offense
Cassidy Moffett, 1 for 2.
Selia Amisone, 1 for 2.
Drew Dondero,  2 for 2, double.
Fiona Moffett, 1 for 2.
Gracie Soto, 2 for 3.
Montana Macintosh, 1 for 2.

Cover Photo by Lorenzo Parra.  Sophomore Justin Yates vs. Burroughs.

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Cal “No-No” Omohundro

Bishop Union Freshman Omohundro no-hits Mineral County

by Arnie Palu
April 18, 2016

Bishop Union High School’s Cal Omohundro played in his first JV game Friday.  The Freshman certainly made an impression.  Omohundro drove in 6 runs while tossing a no-hitter.  This spring Cal made the transition from basketball to baseball winning a spot on the varsity roster.  The varsity Broncos were off this past Friday allowing Omonundro to help out the Bronco JV while picking up valuable mound time.  Bishop Union put the game out of reach early scoring 15-runs in the bottom of the 1st inning.   On the day the Broncos pounded out 22 hits.

The JV Broncos are now off until Tuesday, April 26th.  Bishop Union will host rival Kern Valley at the Bishop City Park, field 4.  The Varsity Broncos will be back in actin this week with games at California City Tuesday and home Friday with Frazier Mt.  All Bronco Varsity games are broadcast live on AM 1230 KBOV.

Mineral County 0
Bishop Union 31 (5 innings)

Winning pitcher,  Cal Omohundro, 5 IP, 0 run, 0 hits, 11 strikeouts, 2BB, 1 hit by pitch.

Offense
Mark Mayhugh, 1 for 1, BB,HBP, double, 2 runs.
Brady Womack, 1 for 2, BB, three runs, 2 RBI.
Matt Rosga, 3 for 4, 2 BB, 4 runs, RBI.
Trace Sapp, 4 for 6, 2 triples, 3 RBI, 4 runs.
Jalen Watterson, 4 for 6, 3 RBI, 2 runs.
Hunter Beall, 2 for 3, Double, 2 RBI, 2 runs.
Odie DeMoss, Run.
Cal Omohundro, 3 for 4, 2 BB, 6 RBI, 4 Runs.
Cade Pascale, 1 for 4, 2 BB, 4 runs.
Christian Landaverde, 1 for 1, 4 BB, 3 runs.
Lukas DiAngelo, 1 for 2, BB, 2 RBI, run.
Chance Villar, 1 for 2, RBI, run.

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Trace Sapp avoids a wild pitch. Photo by Lorenzo Parra
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Odie DeMoss. Photo by Lorenzo Parra
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Bronco 2B Christian Landaverde. Photo by Lorenzo Parra
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Bronco 3B Cade Pascale. Photo by Lorenzo Parra
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Bishop Union Preps for HDL @ Ridgecrest

Broncos battle Burros Saturday

April 11, 2016
By Arnie Palu

Bishop Union High Schools Varsity softball team and both Baseball teams made the trip to Ridgecrest Saturday.  The JV girls softball teams field did not hold up the heavy rain Friday, and the JV girls double header was cancelled.  Burroughs won all six games Saturday while the Broncos gained valuable field time in advance of High Desert League opening games Tuesday.  Bishop Union will travel to Rosamond Tuesday.  The Varsity boys game will broadcast live in the Bishop area on AM 1230 KBOV, and streamed live here through the listen live link.

The JV Boys have picked up a game today (Monday, April 11th) hosting Trona.   The JV have also added a home game with Mineral County Friday.  Both California City and Frazier Mt. are no longer supporting JV boys teams.

Boys Varsity
Game 1
Bishop Union 0
Burroughs     12
Pitching
Patrick Mitton, 1 IP, 8 runs, 1 earned run, 3 hits, 2 walks, 1 strikeout.
Justin Yates, 4 IP, 4 runs, 0 earned runs, 6 hits, 0 walks, 2 strikeouts.
Offense
Brodie Maloney, 1 for 2.
Ryan Graves, 1 for 2.

Game 2
Bishop Union 3
Burroughs   16
pitching
Joe Mayhugh, 2 2/3 IP, 4 runs, 5 hits, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts.
Cal Omohundro, 1 2/3 IP, 8 runs, 7 hits, 1 walk.
Zack DeLeo, 1 2/3 IP, 4 runs, 4 hits, 2 walks, 3 strikeouts.
Offense
Brodie Maloney, 3 for 4,  3 RBI.
Patrick Mitton, 2 for 3, 2 runs, walk.
Michael Kubiak, 1 for 3, run.

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Patrick Mitton. Photo by Lorenzo Parra
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Justin Yates, Photo by Lorenzo Parra
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Michael Kubiak, Photo by Lorenzo Parra
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Aaron Chinzi, photo by Lorenzo Parra
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Patrick Mitton, photo by Lorenzo Parra
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Brodie Maloney, photo by Lorenzo Parra
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Lorenzo Parra Jr., photo by Lorenzo Parra
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Zack DeLeo, photo by Lorenzo Parra

Varsity Softball
Game 1
BUHS 1
Burroughs 11
Pitching
Little Eva,  2 IP, 7 runs, 7 hits, 1BB, 2 K’s.
Peyton Tetrick,  2 and 1/3 IP, 4 runs, 4 hits, 1 BB, 1 K.
Offense
Ashley Worley 2 for 2
Little Eva Lent 1 for 2
Haley Hersley 1 for 2
Game 2
BUHS 1
Burroughs 11
Pitching
Katrina Biehl,  2 IP, 9 runs, 7 hits, 2 BB, 1 K.
Peyton Tetrick, 2 IP,  2 runs, 4 hits, 0 BB, 3 K’s
Offense
Hannah Waasdorp was 1 for 1
Sabrina Barlow 1 for 2
Jordan Frankson 1 for 3

Coaches Comments, “Overall the Broncos played well against a great team. We had 3 defensive errors on the day, had aggressive base running, and put the ball in play. ”  Coach Stacy Van Nest

JV Baseball
Game 1
BUHS 0
BHS  10  (5 innings)
Pitching
Matt Rosga, 3 1/3 IP, 6 runs, 6 hits, 2 BB, 3 strikeouts.
Hunter Beall, 1 2/3 IP, 4 runs, 4 hits, 1 strikeout
Offense
Trace Sapp, 1 for 2
Brady Womack, walk

Game 2
BUHS 0
BHS  10 (5 innings)
Pitching
Trace Sapp, 3 IP, 2 runs, 2 hits, 3 BB, 5 strikeouts
Jalen Watterson, 1 IP, 5 runs, 3 hits
Lukas DiAngelo, 1 IP, 3 runs, 3 hits
Offense
Matt Rosga, 1 for 3
Trace Sapp, Sacrifice bunt
Hunter Beall, 1 for 2
Lukas DiAngelo, walk

Cover Photo by Lorenzo Parra.  See more at http://www.lorenzoparra.com/#!

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Bishop Union Battles Boron

Bishop Union takes 3 of 4 vs. Boron

By Arnie Palu
March 24, 2017

Bishop Union High School Baseball and Softball played host to the Boron Bobcats Tuesday afternoon.  The varsity games were close, hotly contested ball games while the JV contests were strong Bishop Union wins.  Bronco varsity baseball dropped a one run decision with the varsity softball team winning in come-from-behind fashion, 12-10.  Next up for the Bronco Varsity teams will be home games with Lone Pine Wednesday, April 6th.

Varsity Softball
Boron 10
Bishop Union 12

Statistics.
Little Eva Lent pitched 7 innings, 10 runs, 7 strikeouts, 7 walks, 7 hits

Offense
Hannah Waasdorp, 2 for 4 with a double.
Bailee Piper, 1 for 2 with a double.
Jordan Frankson, 1 for 2 with a double.
Cienna Martinez, 1 for 1.
Ashely Worley, 1 for 3.
Destiny Frank, 1 for 2.

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Winning Pitcher Little Eva Lent. Photo by Gary Young

Coaches Comments, “We are very proud of this true team effort for a come from behind victory. We were chasing 8 runs going into the bottom of the second inning, 3 runs going into the bottom of the third where we tied it up and took the lead the bottom of the 4th and held on. We are now 5-5 overall. Next up is Lone Pine April 6th.” Coach Stacy Van Nest

JV Softball
Boron 5
Bishop Union 17

Highlights
Winning Pitcher, Selia Amisone.
Coach Patty Cummings reports that Freshman Drew Dondero connected on a grand-slam highlighting Bishop Union’s big offensive day.  Next up for the JV girls will be a trip to Burroughs on Saturday, April 9th.

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Winning Pitcher Selia Amisone. Photo by Gary Young

Varsity Baseball
Boron 5
Bishop Union 4

Bishop Union dropped a one run decision to the Bobcats Tuesday.  The loss moves the Broncos record to 4-4-1 on the season.  Coach Chris Walston praised the pitching effort of Aaron Chinzi, Justin Yates, and Zack DeLeo.  Next up for the Bronco Varsity will be a home game with Lone Pine Wednesday, April 6th.  The first Bronco Broadcast on KBOV and here on KIBSKBOV.COM is set for Tuesday, April 12th when the Broncos travel to Rosamond opening High Desert League play.

JV Baseball
Boron 5
Bishop Union 22

The Bronco JV were down 1-0 after the first inning but put together 22 runs on 22 hits in the next three innings earning the 22-5 mercy rule win.  The Bishop Union JV will travel to Boron Tuesday, April 5th for a double header with the Bobcats.  Game times are set for 1 and 3pm.
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Winning Pitcher Cade Pascale. Photo by Gary Young

Statistics

Winning pitcher, Cade Pascale, 3 innings pitched, 3 runs, 2 hits, 7 strikeouts.
Matthew Rosga, 1 inning pitched, 0 runs, 2 strikeouts.
Hunter Beall, 1 inning pitched, 2 runs, 2 hits, 1 walk, 2 strikeouts.
Offense
Mark Mayhugh, 3 for 5, double, 2 RBI, 3 runs.
Matt Rosga, 3 for 5, 2 doubles, 4 RBI, 3 runs.
Jalen Watterson, 2 for 5, RBI, 2 runs.
Hunter Waasdorp, 3 for 4, walk, RBI, 2 runs.
Hunter Beall, 2 for 4, walk, RBI, 2 runs.
Austin Thomas, 1 for 3, walk, Run.
Odie DeMoss, RBI.
Chance Villar, RBI, Run.
Brady Womack, 1 for 2, 2 RBI, Run.
Christian Landeverde, 2 for 2, RBI, 2 runs.
Lukas DiAngelo, 1 for 2, wall, hit by pitch, 4 Runs, RBI.
photos by Gary Young
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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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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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Broncos Blast Rival Kern Valley

Bishop Baseball ends Regular season in style

The Bishop Union High School varsity baseball teams has had it’s share of heartache, but Thursday at rival Kern Valley the team enjoyed sweet victory.  Bishop finishes the 2015 regular season with a dominate 7-3 win improving their overall record to 11-8 (7-5 HDL).  The Broncos finish in third place in the high desert league behind champion Rosamond (11-1) and Kern Valley (9-3).  Frazier Mt finishes with a 3-9 mark and California City goes 0-12.  The Broncos finish in third place, but will be remembered for losing three times to league champ Rosamond by a total of 3 runs, two of the games going extra innings including the 13 inning marathon played April 10th.  The Broncos now await this weekends playoff bracket.  According to the CIF Central section web site, Bishop Union has earned a spot in the CIF Central Section Division 5 tournament.  Bishop will be on the road in the playoffs with the game(s) broadcast live on AM 1230 KBOV and streamed live here at kibskbov.com.

In the win over Kern Valley Thursday Bishop Union scored 4 times in the first inning.  All the damage was done against KV’s ace Dalton Gallis.  Jeremy Fie led off with a bunt single, followed by a Jake Traynor RBI double and a Brodie Maloney RBI triple.  Senior Justin Hollowell then singled in Maloney and later scored on a wild pitch completing the 4-run inning.  Bishop added three runs in the 5th highlighted by a Alex Sipes 2-run double.  The seven runs were more than enough for starting pitcher Aaron Chinzi.  The junior threw a complete game, striking out 6, scattering 5 hits allowing 3 runs.

Bishop Union 7
Kern Valley  3

Stats
Jeremy Fie, 1 for 3, 2 Runs.
Jake Traynor, 1 for 4, double, RBI, Run.
Brodie Maloney, 1 for 4, triple, RBI, Run.
Colton Riesen, 0 for 3, walk, Run.
Justin Hollowell, 1 for 4, single, RBI, 2 runs.
Alex Sipes, 1 for 4, double, RBI.
Aaron Chinzi, 1 for 2.
Patrick Mitton, 1 for 3.
Pitching
Aaron Chinzi, 7 innings, 6 strikeouts, 1 walk, 5 hits.

Varsity Softball

Bishop Union  4
Kern Valley   11

Bishop jumped on top 2-0 in the first inning.  The Broncos held the lead until KV broke through for 4 runs in the 4th, 6 in the 5th and a solo run in the 6th.  Bishop managed two runs in the 7th, but it wasn’t enough.  Kern Valley wins 11-4.   Like the boys, Bishop Union finishes third in the HDL standings.  Rosamond (11-1) is the champion followed by Kern Valley (10-2), Bishop (5-7), Frazier Mt (4-8) and California City (0-12).  The Bronco girls are in the playoffs in the central section division 5.  The bracket will be released this weekend.

JV Baseball

Bishop Union 3
Kern Valley  1

The JV boys closed out their season with a 3-1 win completing the season sweep of rival Kern Valley.  Coach Brent Swaner indicates that Justin Yates pitched 4 shutout innings, Blake Johnston pitched 2 innings allowing one run, and Joe Mayhugh closed out the game recording two strikeouts.  Hunter Waasdorp executed a squeeze play scoring Blake Johnston for a key run in the 5th inning.

JV Softball

Bishop Union 21
Kern Valley   3

The JV softball team closed out their season with a strong win on the road.  Coach Patty Cummings says, “The whole team was hitting the ball.  It was teamwork at it’s best on offense and defense.  The game was a great way to end the season. “  The JV finish the season with a 9-3 record.

Stats
Jasmyne Romero, hit, 2 Runs.
Ashley Worley,  5 for 5, 2 homeruns and 4 RBI.
Destiny Frank,  3 for 5, 4 Runs.
Vicky Begay,  3 for 5, triple, double, 2 RBI.
Yeehobie Jackson,  1 for 3.
Kassidie Duckey,  1 for 3.
Faith Manriquez, 1 for 5.
Gracie Soto 2 for 5.
Pitching,Morgan Cunha, 5 inning complete game, 3 strikeouts.

Coach Cummings wanted to thank Janice & John Worley for all their help this year along with Bonnie Barlow and assistant coach Brad Rockwell and all the parents that came out and supported the girls this season and wishes the varsity girls good luck in their playoff run.

cover photo by Gary Young.  Jeremy Fie and Aaron Chinzi

Arnie Palu and Andy Watt take cover.  Photo by James Tyler
Arnie Palu and Andy Watt take cover. Photo by James Tyler
Arnie Palu and Andy Watt in Kern Valley Thursday
Arnie Palu and Andy Watt in Kern Valley Thursday
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