Broncos announce High Desert League selections, team awards
The Bishop Union High School softball team held their end of the season awards event Tuesday. BUHS (5-7) finished third place in the High Desert League standings behind champion Rosamond (11-1) and 2nd place Kern Valley (10-2). First year head coach Mike Jones guided the team to a 11-13 overall record. Coach Jones thanked the City of Bishop parks and recreation crew for taking care of and preparing the fields. Jones also thanked JV coaches Patty Cummings and Brad Rockwell for a job well done. A special thanks was also passed along to varsity assistant coach Stacy Vannest.
High Desert League Honors
HDL Academic Award
Rosamond’s Jaqueline Mercado was named High Desert League MVP, Kern Valley’s Ashley Yasin was named HDL Pitcher of the year.
Team awards presented Tuesday night included Samantha Riesen (MVP), Sabrina Barlow (best defensive player), Bailee Piper (best offensive player), Peyton Tetrick (coaches award).
JV Team Awards
Ashley Worley and Destiny Frank, MVP.
Jasmyne Romero, Most Inspirational.
Yeehobie Jackson, Coach’s Award.
Vicky Begay, Best Offense.
Corie Campbell, Best Defense.
Julie Cepeda, Hard Luck Award.
Selia Amisone, Most Versatile Player.
cover photo by Lorenzo Parra, Team MVP Sam Riesen