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19 or ; S Page 16 Burnet Bulletin Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Wayne Craig From the Dawg House Big news all around It was a week of great finishes all around for Bulldog athletes and it's hard to even pick a place to start but early in the week I received some pretty outstanding golf news so let's just kick it off there. Taylor Carroll, Tayden Qualls, i and Jess Luther spent the first part of the week in Corpus Christi com- peting at the UIL Regional Tournament. All three did a fantas- tic job and head golf coach Roy Kiser couldn't say enough good things about the trio. Senior Taylor Carroll shot a 78 . on day one and an 81 on day two for a 159 regional total. That was the very best individual medalist score of the event and the fourth best female overall. Her finish punched her ticket to state where she will be competing next week. A big congratulations to Ms. Carroll. Qualls and Luther shot impressive rounds as well, Quails had a two day total of 160 and Luther finished with a 16t. Both will continue working hard and look forward to returning to ! regionals next season. Great job :; guys. You can read more on golf at right. So, on to track. How about those running Dawgs! As a team the varsity boys dominated District :25-4A. Bumet scored 179 points to earn the district crown. Llano Was their closest competition fin- ishing in second with 121 points. The JV boys claimed second !in their division with 162 points. That was just seven points offfrom Lampasas golden finish at 169. In the girls district competition the varsity squad took fifth overall but still qualified numerous ath- letes to move on to area. The JV girls placed second with 172 points, only being beaten out by a quality Larnpasas group. The varsity boys and JV girls swept the relay competitions claiming district gold in all three. Relay runners for the boys included Steven Gallardo, Chris Cromer, Joel Johnson, Silver Hinson, Brock Foster, and Michael Lindley. Relay runners for the JV girls included Katelyn Bickett, Kinley Beyer, Mikayla Whitus, Leslie Garrett, Julyssa Silva, Makayla Martinez, Jennifer Martinez, and Maria Mejia. There were numerous athletes that earned multiple gold medals and a large group that will be mov- ing on to Area competition this weekend. Read more on track at fight and check out next week's :issue to see who qualified for i' regionals. The BMS track teams earned a qittle extra print recently at their ,,district meet. The seventh-grade ~boys earned team gold and the ~:e]ghth-grade boys earned a district bronze, The seventh-grade girls " claimed a team silver at the district meet, while the eighth-grade girls ifinished out their season in fifth iplace. See all the district results in ; this week's edition. The softball girls are looking ;unstoppable. The varsity Lady ilDawgs moved their 25-4A district :record to 8-0 with two wins last week over Llano and Taylor. iOverall on the season they are 20- .3 and are currently ranked fifth in the state. On Friday night versus Taylor the girls played outstanding and Carpenter had a perfect game. No Ducks reached base in the contest land for the second time this year Carpenter no-hit Taylor. Bumet played in Salado last night and will host Liberty Hill this Friday at the i Bulldog Diamonds for their final district game. It would be perfect timing for you to come on out and cheer them on. Best of luck Lady IDawgsl The varsity boys baseball team split games last week to Llano and Taylor. They defeated the Jackets 19-9 in a hit-fest but fell just short icto the second place Ducks on Friday. They too will be at home i Friday night hosting Liberty Hdl That's all for this week. Thanks for reading the Burner Bulletin. i BY WAYNE CRAIG BULLETIN SPORTS Outstanding is the perfect word to describe the perform- ances of the varsity and JV boys track teams at last week's 25-4A district meet in Burnet. The varsity squad dominated the competition scoring 179 points as a team, 58 points better than their closest com- petitor. Llano took second with 121 points, followed by Lampasas, third, 96; Liberty Hill, fourth, 93; Taylor, fifth, 83; and Salado, The JV boys took second as a team with 162 points. Lampasas won the JV gold just edging out the Bulldogs with 169 points. Third place went to Liberty Hill with 137 points, followed by Taylor, fourth, 86; Salado, fifth, 33; and Ll mo, sixth, 31. Varsity athletes that fin- ished third or better with con- tinue their season at the upcoming Area meet. Varsity individual results, third or better will be an Area qualifier 100 m dash: Steven Gallardo, second, 11.12. 200 m dash: Chris Cromer, third, 22.90; and Silver Hinson, fourth, 23.02. 400 m dash: Joel Johnson, fourth, 52.39. 800 m run: Trevor Turner, third, 2:03.95. 1600 m run: Drew Kiser, second, 4:36.75. 3200 m run: Kiser, first, 10:22.97; and Turner, fifth, 10:43.28. 100 m hurdles: Ian Carter, first, 14.84; and Kyle Cavender, fifth, 16.52. 300 m hurdles: Carter, first, 41.24; and Cavender, sixth, 44.43. 400 m relay: Bumet, first, 42.44, Gallardo, Cromer, Brock Foster, and Johnson. ...see |11111|11 page 17 several to BY WAYNE CRAIG BULLETIN SPORTS The varsity and JV Lady Bulldog track teams each did a great job at the Bumet hosted 400 m dash: Tara Evers, fourth, 1:03.35. 800 m run: Abby Bullock, first, 2:29.99; and Jordan Boyles, fourth, 2:36.57. Bullock, 1600 m run: District 25-4A meet lastsixth, 5:56.25. Wednesday and Thursday and 3200 m run: Alexis Bulldog Stadium. The varsity Munguia, sixth, 13:56.18. girls division was heavily 100 m hurdles: Miranda dominated by a talented group Weeks, third, 16.80; Summir of girls out of Liberty Hill Hill, fourth, 16.88; and Sierra who won the division with French, seventh, 17.51. 209 points. Taylor took second 300 m hurdles: Weeks, as a teamwith 101 points, fol- seventh, 52.06. lowed by Lampasas, third, 93; 400 m relay: Burnet, third, Salado, fourth, 85; Burnet, 52.87, Andrea Pahnour, Evers, fifth, 77; and Llano, sixth, 42. Alyssa Arnold, and Hill. In the JV girls bracket 800 m relay: Burnet, Lampasas claimed the team fourth, 1:53.17, Palmour, gold with, 202 points while Arnold, Parker, and Hill. ' Burnet a~0ed up 172 points 1600 m relay: Burnet, for the combined silver and fifth, 4:22.76, Boyles, Evers, Llano finished bronze with 66 Arnold, and Trynadee points. Liberty Hill placed Greenwell. fourth with 60 points, fol- High jump: Weeks, third, lowed by Taylor, in fifth, 48; 4' 10; and Hill, fifth, 4' 10. and Salado, sixth, 25. Pole vault: French, second, Any varsity athlete finish- ing in third or better in the dis- trict finals earned an Area ticket and will continue their season at the Area meet on April 20-21. Individual varsity girl results, third or better Area qualifier 100 m dash: Lexey Parker, seventh, 13.50. 8'; and Kasey Taylor, third, 7'. Long jump: Madelinne Deitrick, tenth, 13'08.50; Greenwell, 11, 13'08; and Kellie Gideon, 13, 12'10.50. Triple jump: Evers, ninth, 31'01.50. Shot put: Reagan Winkler, seventh, 32'02; and Claudia Garcia, eighth, 31'05. Discus: Garcia, sixth, ...see ladll D|wp page 17 PHOTO BY WAYNE CRAIG~CLEAR MEMORIES The Burnet varsity boys showcased plenty of speed at the district meet in Burnet last week. Pictured above Steven Gallardo blazes to the finish line for a second place medal in the 100 meter dash. In addition to his silver Gallardo added three gold medals to his collection before the district meet was over. PHOTO BY WAYNE CRAIG~CLEAR MEMORIES Burnet Lady Bulldogs Miranda Weeks and Sierra French hit the first hurdle in perfect stride last Wednesday during district competition. Weeks claimed a district bronze to move on to the Area meet with a 16.80, while French placed seventh with a 17.51. S impressive score BY WAYNE CRAIG BULLETIN SPORTS PHOTO BY WAYNE CRAIG~CLEAR MEMORIES After qualifying for'the state golf meet earlier in the week Burnet senior Taylor Carroll made it official with Harding University to play golf for their program next year at a signing ceremony on Friday at BHS. Surrounded by family, coaches and friends Carroll scripted her name on the dotted line with plans to continue her golf career at Harding, A trio of Bulldog golfers competed last week at the UIL Regional meet in Corpus Christi and Burnet's program was very well represented. Bulldog ath- letes Taylor Carroll, Tayden Quails and Jess Luther each earned a spot at regionals after solid district rounds and all three shot impressive rounds. "They all did a fantastic job playing in extremely windy con- ditions on day one to post good scores," said head golf coach Roy Kiser. On the opening day Carroll shot a 78, Quails posted an 85, and Luther finished with an 83. Their success rolled over into day two as well. Carroll posted a round of 81 on day two for a 159 regional total. That was the best individual medalist score of the tournament and the fourth best female score overall. Her 159 earned her a spot at the upcoming state tournament which will be held in Austin on April 25-26. "She was really impressive with her drives and approach shots and made a beautiful 15 foot putt on the 18 green to earn her final position," said Kiser. Quails shot a day two round of 75 to finish with a 160 overall score. Luther shot a 78 and totaled a 161 regional finish. "Tayden and Jess played solid golf especially on day two with impressive scores and some of the best golf that I have ever seen them play. They finished their season with motivation to return to Corpus," said Kiser.