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.
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.