Bishop Broncos Girls Soccer Awards


Bishop Girls Soccer Team

Oscar Mendiola, Writer

The Bishop Lady Broncos soccer team season came to an end. They finished first in the High Desert League with a record of 14-0. They were ranked first in the CIF Central Division 5 and made it to the championship game in Division 4.

On Saturday March 18th the team had their award ceremony. 14 of the 18 players received Academic Scholar awards for having a 3.5 GPA or higher. The team had a cumulative GPA of 3.65 that placed them in the top five highest GPAs for all the CIF Central District.

Claire Vetter received the team’s All League – All Academic award with the highest GPA on the team.

The Bishop Lady Broncos players voted for two team awards. The first award was the Golden Horseshoe. This award goes to the player the team felt always worked hard, always give 100% effort and was committed to improving every day regardless of her playtime and skill level, she always “shows up” and gives everything her all. The Golden Horseshoe award was given to Alyssa Buchholz.

The second award that the team voted for was the Bronco Award. This was the player who the team felt best represents the Bishop Broncos consistently at practice, and in life. She is the person who made everyone around her better as a person and a player. The Bronco Award was given to Zoe Dailey.

There were two coaches. Brooklyn Braaten received the Golden Boot Award for the player that had the best ball control throughout the entire season and Riley Van Nest received the Golden Glove award for the player with the best saves throughout the season.

High Desert League – All League Honors are selected by the League’s coaches.

Defensive MVP went to Zoe Dailey.

Offensive MVP went to JuliAnna Jackson.

The 1st Team selections were Ellie Crall and Alyssa Buchholz

The 2nd team selections were Brooklyn Braaten and Gabriela Veenker.

The Honorable Mention went to Kenia Gonzalez

Coach Bill Dailey stated “the team was truly a team this year.” Their team effort is what allowed them to succeed this season. The team finished off the season with 121 goals scored and only two league goals scored against the Lady Broncos. Players stepped up when they needed to the most. Coach Bill Dailey stated “he is extremely proud of the effort and teamwork that was consistent throughout the year.”