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Burnet, Texas Burnet Bulletin Wednesday, January 27, 2016 Page 17 Sports BY WAYNE CRAIG BULLETIN SPORTS Seventh-grade B The seventh-grade B team Bullpups recently hosted a Burnet tournament and took second place. Burnet tied Lampasas 16-16 in game one; defeated Tippit, 18-16 in game two; and lost to Fredericksburg, 26-14 in game three. On Thursday, the Pups played Llano and defeated the Daubers 29-14 in district play. Tyler Patterson was the leading scorer with six points. He was followed by Gunner Blair, five; Payton Ferguson, four; Hayden Henry, four; Cade Rye, two; Tate Young, two; Stone Wilson, two; Lane Dalrymple, two; and Ezra Northam, two. Seventh-grade A The seventh-grade A team went undefeated and won the Burnet tournament. In game one Bumet defeated Lampasas, 49-7. Matthew Tippie was the leading scorer with 11 points followed by Marcus Escamilla, eight; Strat Roy, seven; Luke Kiser, six; CJ Greenwell, six; Tristan Shirley, four; Justin Dixon, three; Keaton Rodriguez, two; and Jaxson Denton, two. Burner won game two over Tippit, 46-34. Escamilla led with 12 points followed by Denton, 11; Roy, nine; Shirley, eight; Greenwell, four; and Kiser, two. Bumet beat Fredericksburg in game three, 44-34. Kiser led with 12 points, followed by Roy, 10; Greenwell, seven; Rodriguez, five; Escamilla, four; Tippie, four; and Dixon, two. After tournament play the seventh-grade A team was 10-2 on the season. Eighth-grade B The eighth-grade B team took third place overall at the Bumet hosted tournament. The Pups defeated Lampasas in game one, 16-12. They lost their second game to Tippit, 41-24 and their third game to Fredericksburg, 40-28. No individual stats were provided for the tournament. Eighth-grade A The eighth-grade A team improved their overall record to 8-4 with a tournament cham- pionship win recently. They defeated Lampasas in game one, 32-26. Blaine Burkhalter led with 12 points, followed by Conner Lyle, 11; Garrett Johnson, six; and Devin Rhodes, three. Burnet beat Tippit in game two, 52-33. Burkhalter was the leading scorer with 18 points, followed by Tyler Davis, six; Kaleb Alexander, five; Lyle, five; Jaylen Laidler, four; Blake Estes, four; Chandler Galban, three; Devin Rhodes, three; Johnson, two; and Hunter King, two. In their third tournament game Burnet defeated Fredericksburg, 24-21. Burkhalter led with 12 points, followed by Alexander, five; Lyle, five; and Johnson, two. Seventh-grade C The seventh-grade White team beat the Green team last week, 12-10. John Lamed scored four points for the White followed by Will Rundzieher, two; Christian Hemandez, two; Grisham Pun, two; and Stevenson Williamson, two. Brody Ellett scored four for the Green, followed by Abdullah Khawaja, two; Donivan Williams, two; and Will Gregg, two. Eighth-grade C The eighth-grade Green defeated the White, 20-14. Andrue Gonzalez and Hunter Hale led the Green team with eight points each, followed by Hayden Clough, four; Jordan Smith, two; Dylan Payne, two; and Coy Gideon, two. Jacob Robinett scored 10 points for the White, followed by Kaden Stubble field with four. WAYNE CRAIG/CLEAR MEMORIES A fast break steal leads to charity points for Burnet sev- enth-grader Keaton Rodriguez, who put the final touches on a 49-7 victory over Lampasas during tournament play. in; Jarrel BY WAYNE CRAIG BULLETIN SPORTS On Friday, Jan. 15, the Burner High School boys soccer team posted a huge win over Jarrell, 12-0. Four different Bumet play- ers scored two goals in the con- test, among them: Sergio Leon, Tyler Torres, Eduardo Herta and Mauricio Mejia. Other players scoring one goal apiece to round out Burner's balance were: Hector Lopez, Jose Ramirez, Trevor Turner and Alex Perez. Kyle Ybarra did a fantastic job as well with two saves in the contest. Other standouts for the game included Oscar Cardenas, Kyle Ward, Ulises Rojas, Daniel Suarez, Ruben Rodriguez, and Kameron Schmidt. The Bulldogs played two games last week. A Tuesday game versus Bandera and a Friday contest at Lorena. Stats and results for those were not yet available. The Bulldogs are open this Friday but will return to their home turf on Tuesday, Feb. 2, when they host Lampasas. From Page !.6 ........ ; ....; Luke Pemberton was next on the scoring chart with 12 points, followed by Johnson, 11; Kyle Cavender, 11; Caelin Graves, 10; Pollard, nine; and Carlos Herrera, one. The victory evened Burner's district record to 1-1. On Friday Burnet fans packed Bulldog gym to take in the battle between the Dawgs and the Cats. Coach Kiser's crew did a great job early scor- ing 16 points in the first while hold Liberty Hill to just six points. In the second period the Dawgs added 17 more points. Ryan Robertson led the way with a three-pointer and two free throws for five. Cavender scored four, as did Pollard. Kiser and Graves each scored two points and Bumet held a 33-19 lead at the break. Despite some good shoot- ing by Kiser who hit back-to- back three pointers, Liberty Hill took a 16-11 advantage in the third and closed the Burner lead a little. Going into the fmaJip~fio,d~.~,. D~wgs le~A4- 35. Burnet spent a lot of time at the line in the fourth. Tempers flared on the Liberty Hill bench and they were called for two technical's, which eventually led to the coach and a fan being removed from the gym. As a team Burnet cashed in 15 char- ity points and scored 19 in the period for the 63-42 win. Kiser led the way with 16 points. He posted three three- pointers in the game which brought his week's total to seven. He also made five of six foul shots in the win. Cavender scored double- digits with 11, as did Pollard with 10; Johnson, nine; Graves, eight; Robertson, five; Tyler Ford, two; and Pemberton, two. The Bulldogs will host Llano this Friday to wrap-up round one of district play. Tip- off is set for 6:45 p.m. Last week's crowd support was awesome, keep it up. gay :Nelle' a u ure .aay R Jaa un e WAYNE CRAIG~CLEAR MEMORIES Senior outfielder Ashley Hallmark is surrounded by family, friends, and coaches as she signs to play soft- ball at the next level. Following her senior year at Burnet High School, Hallmark will take her talents to Lufkin where she will play softball for the Angelina Lady Roadrunners. Angelina softball has been turning heads lately. Their softball program is ranked No.1 in Division I Junior College going into the 2016 season. Congratulations and best of luck to Ashley. BY WAYNE CRAIG BULLETIN SPORTS Seventh-grade B The seventh-grade B team recently traveled to Leander to play in the Running Brushy Middle School tournament. They played four games, split- ting the toumament with a 2-2 record. In game one Burnet lost to Running Brushy, 16-9. Scoring points for Burnet was Genesis Aguillon, three; Madison Caropepe, two; Kelsey Keele, two; and Brittany Baird, two. Burnet defeated Leander in game two, 14-2. Tori Nix, Keele, and Karla Rodriguez, each scored four points, and Femanda Herrera added two. Burnet lost game three to girls did a great job at the Running Brushy tournament finished with a perfect 4-0 record. They defeated Running Brushy 21-0 in game one. Kyli Davis led with six points, fol- lowed by Haley McHam, four; Kyla Taylor, four; Gracyn Bennett, two; Chantel Munguia, two; and Makenna Gilmore, one. Next they beat Leander, 20- 10. Bennett led the way with 10 points, followed by Hailey Evens, four; McHam, three; Taylor, two; and Davis, one. In their third game Bumet beat Running Brushy, 26-10: Davis was the leading scorer with nine, followed by Bennett, six; Munguia, three; Gilmore, two; McHam, two; Taylor, two; and Ashton Floyd, two. Brushy 20-8. Leading scorers included Reyvan Greenhaw, eight; Courtney Quintero, four; Juleya Cmwford, two; Emma Nisely, two; Baylea Breeden, two; Emmerson Walker, one; and Yaire Silva, one. In game two Burnet beat Leander 13-7. Leah Ng and Nisely each scored four; Qu'mtero, two; Crawford, two; and Greenhaw, one. Burnet defeated Running Brushy 19-9 in game three. Cmwford led with six, followed by Greenhaw, four; Ng, three; Breeden, two; and Quintero, twO. Game four was an 11-6 Burnet win over Leander. Nisely scored four; Greenhaw, two; Cmwford, two; and Breeden, one. The four wins improved Connolly, two; and Kya Martinez, one. In game two Burnet came up short, 15-11 to Leander. Lenz scoredsix, followed by Caitlynne Graves, three; and Bailey Reeves, two. Bumet played better against Running Brushy in game three but fell just shy, 18-14. Katie Faris scored six, followed by Amilee Shackelford, two; Reeves, two; Connolly, two; Lenz, one; and Graves, one. In game four Bumet was defeated by Leander, 28-14. Martinez and Lenz each scored four points. Tatum Davis, Melissa Perez, and Connolly each scored two. On Thursday the Lady Pups got back in the win column beat- ing Llano, 47-19 in district play. Running Brushy, 12-7. Toni Burnet ended the tournament Burnet's record to 9-3 overall. Lenz scored 13 points, followed Poncik scored four points, fol- with a game four win over On Thursday the girls by Graves, 11; Shackelford, ~~o~k!~ Leander,' 35-7. Davis :hosted Llano for district play, nine; Connolly, four; Faris; .... ~'~'~ ~ Bennett each sco/~ed 10, fol~ ~7'~eLad2~ Pups won the Coiitest~ three~ Reeves, ee; and Da~,is; The Lady Pups ended the lowed by Gilmore, g'ix; McHam, 37-4 moving their district record twO. ..... tournament with a game four four; Taylor, two; Munguia, two; to 4-2. Seventh-grade C win over Leander, 14-6. Aguillon led with six points, fol- lowed by Herrera, four; Nix, two; and Bawd, two. On Thursday the Lady Pups hosted Llano for district play. They improved their district record to 3-3 with a 24-6 win over the Daubers. Aguillon led with 10 points, followed by Keele, six; Rodriguez, two; Mallory Payne, two; Poncik, two; and Baird, two. Seventh-grade A The seventh-grade A team and Halee Muccigrossi, one. The seventh-grade A team hosted Llano on Thursday and improved their overall record to 8-5 with a 31-9 win over the Jackets. McHam was the leading scorer with 10, followed by Davis, nine; Taylor, six; and Bennett, six. Eighth-grade B The eighth-grade B team also did excellent at the tourna- ment with a 4-0 record. In game one Bumet beat Running Quintero led with 12 points, followed by Greenhaw, six; Crawford, four; Nisely, four; Ng, three; Breeden, two; Jordan Langford, two; Silva, two; and Walker, two. Eighth-grade A The eighth-grade A team 'Lady Pups had a tough go at the Running Brushy tournament and fell short in all four games. They dropped game one to Running Brushy, 18-10. Greysen Lenz scored seven points, followed by Kendal The seventh-grade Spirit and Pride teams tied last week, 4-4. Chloe Butcher and Hannah Kilpatrick each scored two points for the Spirit. Esmeralda Carreon and Hala'ma Rojas each scored two for the Pride. Eighth-grade C The eighth-grade Spirit team defeated Pride, 8-5. Reygan Blacklock scored all five points for the Pride. Mariah Mendell led the Spirit with four points, followed by Alison Frost, two; and Anna Barrios, two. Lady Dawg BY WAYNE CRAIG BULLETIN SPORTS The freshman and JV Lady Bulldogs have been knocking out wins left and right and both team have impressive records to show for their work. Following Tuesday night's games against Salado and Jarrell the JV girls were 13-4 on the season, 4-0 in district play. The freshman girls were 13-2 on the season, 2-0 in dis' trict. Both team won their Tuesday night games. The freshman girls beat Jarrell, 58- 11 and the JV girls beat Salado in a district match, 55-15. On Friday night the two teams traveled to Liberty Hill and both squads hit a bump in the road with losses to the Lady Panthers. hit bump in the road Freshmen The freshman girls hosted Jarrell in a non-district match- up last Tuesday night in Burnet. The Lady Dawgs took a 16-3 lead after one and had increased that to 28-5 at the break. Burnet continued their dominance in the third, 14-4; and the fourth, 16-2 for the 58- 11 win. night. Bumet used some great shooting and stingy defense to outscore Salado 14-4 in the first and 13-7 in the second for a 27-11 halftime lead. It was more of the same in the second half as Burner claimed the third 14-2 and the fourth 14-2 for the big 55-15 win. Kendall Rex was the lead- Kathleen Fipps was the ing scorer with 14 points. She leading scorer with 16 points. She was followed by Brooke Weller with 14, Hattie Blair, 10; Dream Romero, six; McKinley Gonzalez, six; Paige Bridgeman, two; Katelyn LaJoie, two; and Gigi Valdez, two. Junior Varsity The JV Lady Dawgs found little resistance in Salado's Lady Eagles last Tuesday was followed by Emma Lewis with nine, Craig, seven; Kiley Burton, six; Julia Taylor, five; Baby Romero, four; Trynadee Greenwell, four; and Kianna Moss, three. Both teams were at Lampasas on Tuesday and will be at Llano on Friday. They will host Taylor on Tuesday, Feb. 2 games for the subvar- sity squads start at 5:15 p.m. WAYNE CRAIG/ CLEAR MEMORIES Burnet freshman Samantha Robison wins a loose ball battle during the freshman girls' game versus Jarrell last week. Burnet won the contest 58-11. Silver linings for sub-varsity BY WAYNE CRAIG BULLETIN SPORTS Despite playing through another tough week, the subvarsity boys bas- ketball teams are getting better with each game and gaining valuable experience that will help them play better at the next level. The two teams have good num- bers and are focusing on teamwork and skills to help them improve their game. Last week the boys traveled to Salado before hosting Liberty Hill on Friday. The JV Dawgs kept things close versus the Eagles but dropped both games for the week. The freshman team pulled out an exciting win over Salado but fell short to the Panthers on Friday. Freshmen The freshman boys basketball team posted their best quarter of the season on the road Tuesday night at Salado. Burner busted out of the gate with 25 points in the first quarter of play. Jud Roy lit-up the scoreboard with seven points in the opener. Ross Giesenschlag hit two three-pointers in the first. Eric Paye cashed in five of six free-throws. Zach Ferguson contributed four points to the cause, while Alfredo Lopez made one bucket for two and Luke Aguillon hit a free-throw. After one Bumet led, 25-20. Both teams played better defense in the second and Bumet held the Eagles to just one point. The Bulldogs added nine to their score by way of shots by Roy, Paye and Ferguson for a 34-21 halflime lead. The Dawgs only scored two points in the third with one Lopez bucket, but they continued to battle and eventually did enough to win the game, 42-33. Giesenschlag and Roy each scored a dozen points to lead the gym. Paye finished with seven, Ferguson, six; Lopez, four; and Aguillon, one. On Friday night Bumet had a hard time trying to slow the Panthers. The Bulldogs scored dou- ble-digits twice with 19 in the second and 16 in the third but it wasn't enough and they came up short, 76- 49. Roy led with 14 points, followed by Ferguson, 10; Paye, nine; Giesenschlag, six; Ryan Jackson, five; Wyatt young, three; and Aguillon, two. Junior Varsity On Tuesday night the JV kept pace with Salado through the first two quarters of play. Both teams scored nine in the first. In the second period Bumet put up 15 points led by Ben Kelly who had seven in the quarter. Salado had a good offensive showing in the second as well finish- ing with 16 which gave them a One point lead at the break, 25-24. Things unraveled for Bumet in the third. Jordan Godfrey and Kelly og teams each made one bucket in the period but that was all of Burnet's offense. The Eagles scored 14 to take a 39-28 lead into the final eight minutes of play. Burnet did a good job in the fourth period but could not over- come the Eagles lead and lost the game, 51-45. Kelly led the Dawgs with 14 points. He was followed by Godfrey with 13, Cole Younger, eight; Micah Snow, five; Harrison Stewart, three; and Reid Burton, two. On Friday the Dawgs hosted Liberty Hill and the Panthers used relentless play to take a 36-15 halfflme lead. That eventually tumed into a 68-39 win for the Hill. Kelly led the Dawgs offensively with 15 points in the contest. He was followed by Snow, eight; Stewart, seven; Joel Holland, four; and Younger, four. The JV and freshman will host Llano this Friday at 5:15 p.m.