Bishop traveled to Edwards Air Force on Thursday to take on the Desert Scorpions. 5 of the 6 singles players brought their matches to tie-breaks before the doubles teams went on the court. Bishop and Desert were tied at 4-4. The team of Danica Carr and Presley Carr lost 0-6 the first set and battled in the second set to a 3-2 lead but then Desert came back to a score a 6-3 win. Rose Bracken and Harleen Jammu played in the number 2 spot which was another great match but fell 3-6 1-6 in their match. The last doubles match consisted of Brianna Stange and Emma Thornburg. They won their first set 6-4 lost their second set 5-7 to force a tie-break. The final score of the tie break Bishop 7 Desert 10. The final score of the match Bishop 4 Desert 5.
The singles final scores were Olivia Ellis 5-7 7-5 taking her match to a tie-break but losing 4-10. Brianna Stange was the only singles player to win in straight sets 6-2 6-1. Emma Thornburg won her first set 6-0 2-6 then won her tie-break 10-8 . Dominique Osland won her first set 6-2 lost the second 4-6 and won a tie-break 10-3. Sydney McAdam lost 5-7 won 6-4 and won her tie-break 10-5. Jesi Ferrell won her first set 6-3 lost her second set 5-7 but lost her tie-break 3-10.
“It’s pretty uncommon for a tennis match to have 6 out of the nine matches turn into tie-breaks but it just shows how this Bronco team never gives up,” said Cummings.
The Broncos now are 2-1. They will get another chance to play Desert on Oct 18th at home. Next up for the Broncos will be Rosamond at home on Tuesday.
(From Patty Cummings)