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tl Page 6B Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Burnet Bulletin Burnet, Texas I By Wayne Craig Bulletin Sports There was plenty of sub- varsity level sports to catch up with last week including six other football games versus Lampasas and a handful of middle school volleyball matches versus the Bandera Bulldogs. Not all of tliose final results were available as of presstime, bm here's a rundown on what was reported, JV and Freshman Football The JV and freshman football teams traveled to Lampasas last Thursday night and despite good effort neither squad brought home a victory. The JV team fell short in their district opener, 29-12. The team was led by Matthew Tipple m quarterback who had a good night throwing the ball. Triston Shirley also stood out on offensive with two touchdown receptions. Coach Eddy Parker commented that he was pleased with the way his team played on both sides of the ball. The freshman football teams struggled against a very good ninth-grade Lampasas squad and Burner came up short, 41-6. A couple of mishaps on special teams caused Burnet to get down early and the Dawgs could never recover. Burnet's lone touchdown came late in the game on a pass from Landon Christian to Ralston Vance. Both teams will host Canyon Lake this Thursday. Seventh and Eighth- grade White Football The seventh-grade White team defeated Lampasas 20-0 on Thursday night. There were many highlight in the victory. During the first quarter Adrian Burton set-up Burnet's first score with a 31-yard rush to the 1-yard line. Jace Haberer cashed in the pigskin from there. Also in the first quarter Haberer had a big hit on special teams to pin Lampasas deep in their own territory, and defensively Dax Stephens caused a fumble that Damian Ibanez recovered for Burnet. Micah Evers punched in Burnet's next score in Photo by Wayne Craig/Clear Memories Seventh-grade athlete Trenton Park takes a reverse handoff, zips through traffic behind some good blocks, and races to the zone for a 56-yard score. Park and his Bullpup teammates made it look easy against Lampasas picking-up the victory. the second quarter. He also added the two-point play. Just before the break Javier Gonzalez scored for Burnet again bringing the score to 20-0. Also before the break Colby Zinz had a hard hit on the quarterback which resulted in a errant pass that was picked off by defensive lineman Enrique Solorzano. Neither team scored in the second half but Haberer jumped back into the spotlight with a fumble recovery for the Pups helping to keep the shout-out. The eighth-grade White team destroyed Lampasas, 44-0.In the first quarter aloneJordan Tarver had several big runs and scored two touchdowns as well as a two-point conversion. Braden Elliot-Clark also added a two- point play for Burnet. It was easy to see early the offensive line came to work against the Badgers. Tarver went back to work in the second quarter scoring two more touchdowns for Burnet. The third also had Tarver visiting the land of six for one score, while Michael Tipple and Coyt Barrow combined for a two-point conversion. Burnet's defense got in on the scoring frenzy in the fourth with a Terry Rutledge 60-yard interception retum followed by a two-point conversion between Tipple and Chris Ybarra. Rutledge also forced a fumble in the fourth that Bullpup Dominique Cook recovered. "These young men played very well and seem to be clicking on both sides of the ball," said coach Chad Keele. No report was received for the seventh or eighth-grade Green teams. It was known however that the seventh- grade Green team defeated Lampasas, while the eighth- grade Green team fell short. I By Wayne Craig Bulletin Sports Even though the varsity Lady Dawgs split the week, losing to Liberty Hill and heating Taylor, they are still in the drivers seat when it comes to playoffrankings Burnet, 5-2, only trails the unbeaten Lady Panthers in the district, and if history repeats its self the Lady Dawgs should finish with a No.2 seed ranking for post-district play. Last week team green welcomed Liberty Hill to town on Tuesday. The girls were excited about the rematch and came out ready to play, but things didn't go their way and the Lady Panthers escaped with their unblemished record in tow. "The girls had great spurts throughout the match where they showed what they are capable of, we just couldn't hold strong long enough to fend off the loss," said head coach Shelly Jones after the match. Freshman volleyball player V011elball. see page 8B Rozalind Griego makes a nice save at the net last week. All four teams will be in Brownwood on Thursday. BMS Volleyball The seventh-grade A Lady Bullpups defeated Bandera last week, 25-12, 25-'9. Burnet had several s61id-ge~e~swho the from row with great play was Zaria Soils, Blair Gililland, Raiford, Kenna Davis, Gay, and Guthrie. Quick play and back row hustle was provided by Shipley, Jaedyn Harts and McPherson. Bumet was also collected numerous aces led by some top notch setting including Kenzye Raiford,by Salinas, MePherson, Gay, Tatum Salinas,Reagan and Raiford. "I am so proud of Shipley, Molly McPherson, how they compete with their MaeSyn Gay, and Camrynn heart and how they are always Guthrie. Leading the way on humble and encouraging," Photos by Wayne Craig/ Clear Memories Tarver the Badger carver: Burnet eighth- grade running back Jordan Tarver had his way with the Badger defense last week. Tarver scored touchdowns on five occasions, had a two-point conversion, and easily surpassed 200-yards rushing on the evening, The eighth-grade White Bullpups dominated Lampasas 44-0. Donovan Rodriguez of the seventh-grade Bullpup football team didn't quite get to the ball for the block but his quick pressure rerouted things. With Rodriguez coming in hot Lampasas' punter angled the kick so much that it resulted in a 1-yard loss on the kick setting up an easy Burnet score. said coach Crystal Shipley. The eighth-grade B team won in three-sets over Bandera, 25-13, 23-25, 15- 7. The girls battled well throughout all three sets and their coach was proud of the way they responded to playing a good team. The eighth-grade A team easily sent Bandera packing with back-to-back wins, 25-12, 25-12. "Due to a great team effort the girls barely missed any serves and made very few mistakes. It has been so great to see the improvement each week and the continuing growth of confidence in not only each other but themselves individually," said coach Rachyl Parker. The eighth-grade A team win moved their district record to 4-1. All teams played in Lampasas on Monday. We will update you on those matches next week. Photos by Wayne Craig/Clear Memories Burnet varsity Lady Bulldog Kyli Davis makes a great diving save during last Tuesday night's district match versus Liberty Hill. Unfortunately the girls in green were unable to knock off the district leading Lady Panthers but they did rebound on Friday night beating Taylor in three-straight to maintain their second seed, Photo by Wayne Craig/Clear Memories Burnet middle school cheerleaders take a quick break from cheering as they pose for a snapshot during BMS football games against Lampasas last Thursday.