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.

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

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

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

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

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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