LEBEC — The Desert boys basketball team defeated Frazier Mountain 91-53 in a High Desert League game at Frazier Mountain High on Friday.

Senior Audries Bannerman led the Scorpions (12-6, 8-3) with 30 points, 12 rebounds and six assists and teammate Jaleel Walker  finished with 23 points, four assists and five steals.

Qwentyn Holloway added 14 points, seven rebounds and two steals and Tyvon McBride had 12 points, seven assists and three steals for Desert.

Every player for Desert scored.

“They worked really well tonight,” Desert assistant coach Ernest Nelson said. “They moved the ball around well. Things were really clicking for us tonight. It was just a team effort.”

Desert will finish the regular season against Boron at Desert High on Tuesday.

Girls Soccer

Rosamond 3, Frazier Mtn. 0

ROSAMOND — The Rosamond girls soccer team defeated Frazier Mountain 3-0 on Friday to remain in second place in the High Desert League.

Breahna Snyder, Alyssa Bran and Elysa Gregg all scored one goal apiece for the Roadrunners (13-5-2, 9-1-1 HDL), while Michaela Gaddis had one assist.

Rosamond’s Alyssa Moncibais and Kalli Reader split time in the goal and secured the shutout victory. 

The Roadrunners will play at California City on Tuesday for the final game of the regular season.

Boys Soccer

Rosamond 2, Frazier Mtn. 2

ROSAMOND — The Rosamond boys soccer team scored two goals in the second half to force a 2-2 tie with Frazier Mountain in a High Desert League match at Rosamond High on Friday.

The Roadrunners (8-2-1) had to rally from a 2-0 deficit at halftime.

Ricardo Robles scored Rosamond’s first goal, on an assist by Miguel Morfin.

Treyden Atwell scored the tying goal, on an assist from Morfin, with approximately 15 minutes remaining in the match.

“My team had to fight hard in the second half,” Rosamond coach Miguel Guillen said. “We need to keep working on that.

“We came out a little lightly and they took advantage of it and we had to come back. It was a good game.”

Rosamond will finish the regular season at California City High on Tuesday. 

College Baseball

William Jessup 6, UAV 1

LINCOLN — The University of Antelope Valley baseball team went 1-2 in its season-opening series at William Jessup on Thursday and Friday.

The No. 7-ranked Pioneers lost to No. 13 William Jessup, who they faced in last season’s NAIA Lincoln Bracket Opening Round, 6-1 on Friday after splitting a doubleheader against the Warriors on Thursday, losing their season opener 9-7 and winning the second game 12-7.

The Pioneers picked up just four hits against William Jessup starter Ashkon Kuhaulua on Friday. Senior third baseman Nate Broaddus finished 1-for-4 with a double and junior left fielder Eddie Marcotte, sophomore catcher Gerardo Castaneda and junior shortstop Tyler Van Marter each added one hit. Freshman second baseman Jacob Ogle scored the Pioneers’ lone run in the third inning.

UAV senior right-hander Tanner White allowed four runs on seven hits while walking four and striking out four in five innings to take the loss.

In the opener on Thursday, Ogle went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and a stolen base, senior designated hitter Mitch Cox had three hits, including a home run and a double and Broaddus and junior first baseman Allen Pacheco both had two hits, including a home run.

UAV senior reliever Antonio Gaxiola threw 2.1 hitless innings, striking out three.

In the second game, the Pioneers finished with 20 hits. Cox and Broaddus both hit their second home run of the day in the victory. Cox had a career-high five hits, to go with four RBIs and two runs scored in the win.

Pacheco and Ogle both finished with three hits and one run and Marcotte, Kyle Lathrop and Brayan Gomez all had two hits. Lathrop also had two walks and two RBIs.

UAV will begin a four-game, home-and-away series at the Master’s University on Thursday.

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