KEEPING SCORE: Marble Falls, Burnet middle school basketball

MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL

Marble Falls 8th A 46, Hill Country 36 on Jan. 17

ON OFFENSE: Points – Molly Myrick 16, Morgan Hagood 12, Aspen Woerner 11, Skyler Noack 4, Tiffany Dunavant 2, Lauren Loader 1

UP NEXT: Marble Falls vs. Hudson Bend, 6:15 p.m. Jan. 24 at Marble Falls Middle School, 1511 Pony Circle Drive in Marble Falls

Marble Falls 7th A 40, Hill Country 5 on Jan. 17

QUOTABLE: “The girls worked very hard all week during practice on their press game, and it was evident in the first two minutes of the game. The Cougars were having a hard time just getting the ball past half-court,” Marble Falls coach Craig Orton said.

UP NEXT: Marble Falls vs. Hudson Bend, 5 p.m. Jan. 24 at Marble Falls Middle School, 1511 Pony Circle Drive in Marble Falls

Hill Country 28, Marble Falls 7th B 12 on Jan. 17

ON OFFENSE: Summer Riley

ON DEFENSE: Elicia Gonzales

QUOTABLE: “We struggled at the free-throw line, which proved to very costly for us. Injuries have also plagued us as a team, but the girls have stepped up and played to every challenge,” Marble Falls coach Heather Wilson said.

UP NEXT: Marble Falls vs. Hudson Bend, 6:15 p.m. Jan. 24 at Marble Falls Middle School, 1511 Pony Circle Drive in Marble Falls

Liberty Hill 40, Burnet 7th A 22 on Jan. 17

ON OFFENSE: Marissa Escamilla 6, Savannah McHam 5, Baby Romero 5, Jessie McCurry 2, Beth Boyd 2, Alyssa Arnold 2

QUOTABLE: “Even though the Lady Dawgs didn’t pull out the victory, they should be proud of the way they played,” Burnet coach Holly Hafley said.

RECORDS: Burnet 7th A is 6-5 overall and 4-3 in district.

UP NEXT: Burnet vs. Lampasas 5 p.m. Jan. 24 at Burnet Middle School, 1401 N. Main St.

Liberty Hill 26, Burnet 8th B 14 on Jan. 17

ON OFFENSE: Points – Julia Taylor 6, Sophie Rodriguez 3, Catlin O’Hair 3, Amy Hubbard 2

QUOTABLE: “The girls played hard with a lot of heart. The Lady Dawgs came out with their best quarter of the game by scoring nine in the fourth quarter,” Burnet coach Stuart Beckwith said.

RECORDS: Burnet 8th B is 7-4 overall and 4-3 in district.

UP NEXT: Burnet vs. Lampasas, 5 p.m. Jan. 24 at Burnet Middle School, 1401 N. Main St. in Burnet

Liberty Hill 45, Burnet 8th A 21 on Jan. 17

ON OFFENSE: Points – Izzy Ramon 11, Lexey Parker 3, Abby Bullock 3, Kianna Moss 2, Seria Wilkins 2

QUOTABLE: “The girls were able to handle Liberty Hill’s full-court pressure and move the ball well for much of the night. Too many fouls had Liberty Hill shooting 32 free throws, making 18,” Burnet coach Stuart Beckwith said.

RECORDS: Burnet 8th A is 5-3 overall and 4-3 in district.

UP NEXT: Burnet vs. Lampasas, 6 p.m. Jan. 24 at Burnet Middle School, 1401 N. Main St. in Burnet.

MIDDLE SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

Hill Country 40, Marble Falls 7th B 18 on Jan. 17

ON OFFENSE: Points – Chase Laake 8, Jake Lamberth 4, Nick Veloz 4, Latham Nakhleh 2

ON DEFENSE: JoJo Wooten, Drew Calvert, Cesar Bernabe

QUOTABLE: “The boys continue to improve each week and always give a great effort,” Burnet coach Joel Herring said.

UP NEXT: Marble Falls at Hudson Bend Middle School, 15600 Lariat Trail in Austin, 5 p.m. Jan. 24

Burnet 8th A, third at own tournament Jan. 18-19

BURNET — The Burnet Middle School eighth-grade A boys basketball team captured third place at its own tournament Jan. 18-19, winning two out of three games. The Bulldogs beat Fredericksburg 33-11 and Hudson Bend 55-29. Their only loss was to Lake Travis, 32-26.

Liberty Hill 59, Burnet 8th A 50 on Jan. 24

ON OFFENSE: Points – Nathan Evans 10, Kyle Cavender 9, Caelin Graves 7, Ryan Robertson 7, Jemal Alexander 7, Cash Ringstaff 4, Jacob Scott 3, Drew Kiser 3.

QUOTABLE: “We came out a little slow and dug ourselves a big hole. Several of the boys got into foul trouble early, and that kept them on the bench for most of the game, but the bench came in and did a great job,” Burnet coach Glen Hafley said.

RECORDS: Burnet 8th A is 8-2 overall and 6-1 in district.

UP NEXT: Burnet at Lampasas, 902 S. Broad St. in Lampasas, 6 p.m. Jan. 24