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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