Bishop Sweeps the Muckers

Bishop Union High School Volleyball tops Tonopah

Bishop Union High School Volleyball continues their pre-league schedule.  Tuesday the Broncos welcomed the Tonopah Muckers to town.  Bishop took down the Muckers in straight games at both the Junior Varsity and Varsity level.  The Broncos will complete their non-league schedule with a home match with Lee Vining Thursday, October 1st, 5pm.   The Broncos begin High Desert League Play Tuesday, October 6th hosting Rosamond.

Tonopah Recap provided by assistant coach Steve Park:

The Bishop JV and varsity volleyball squads played Tonopah Tuesday
evening at home and swept both teams in straight sets.  Varsity won in three games: 25-20, 25-17, and 25-7.

Although they got off to a slow start in the first game, Carly Todd had a serving run that set the momentum for the Broncos.  Bishop came on strong in the second and third games led by serving runs by Sydney Frigerio and Maria Jimenez, respectively.  Rachel Turner led the team in attacks, with 11 kills in 22 attempts.  Bishop’s offense struggled to score in the first game because Tonopah had an effective defense.  However, the Broncos began putting balls away in the second and third games and came on strong at the end.  By the third game, Tonopah was unable to defend against Bishop and the Broncos scored 15 kills.

Individual Stats:
Sydney Frigerio 6 attacks for 4 kills, 15 serves with 2 aces for 8 points with one error, 9 digs and no errors.
Maria Jimenez 15 attacks for 3 kills, 18 serves with 5 aces for 18 points, 5 digs with no errors.
Little Eva Lent  13 attacks for 4 kills, 4 serves for 1 point, 6 digs with 1 error.
Rebeka Riesen 2 attacks for 1 kill, 6 serves with 2 aces for 5 points.
Topah Scherer 3 attacks for 2 kills.
Romina Solorio 4 serves with 1 aces for 4 points.
Carly Todd 13 attacks for 6 kills, 14 serves with 2 aces for 9 points.
Rachel Turner 22 attacks for 11 kills.
Ashley Worley 6 attacks for 1 kill.
Dani Stone 10 digs with one error

Junior Varsity

The Bishop JV team also started slow, trading the lead with Tonopah
until finally winning both games  25-23 and 25-20.  Serving runs by Kassidie Duckey for 12 points and Gracie Sandoval for 6 points helped push the Broncos into wins. Lexie Sigler led the team with 4 kills in 11 attempts.  Cassidy Moffett defended against the Tonopah attacks, digging 11 times.

Individual stats:
Sofia Baiano  8 attacks with 2 kills.
Kassidie Duckey 7 attacks with 1 kill, 14 serves with 2 aces for 12 points with no errors.
Gracie Sandoval 10 serves with 1 ace for 6 points.
Lexie Sigler 11 attacks, 4 kills, 6 serves with 1 ace for 3 points with no errors.
Jade Whiteside 3 attacks for 2 kills, 7 serves with 2 aces for 5 points

Cover Photo by Gary Young.  Rachell Turner (#11) and Little Eva Lent (#32)

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