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Bulldogs start season with win; Lady Dawgs beat Wimberley

BURNET — The Burnet High School boys basketball team began the 2014-2015 season with a 57-54 win against Jarrell on Nov. 18.

Jarrell took a 12-8 lead in the first quarter then held off the Bulldogs for a 24-23 advantage at the half.

Burnet simply got stronger as the game continued to play out.

The Bulldogs outscored Jarrell 16-14 in the third and 18-16 in the fourth for the victory.

“Our win was important for us because being young, it has been good to have a little success early,” Burnet head coach Roy Kiser said. “We have been pleased with our scrimmages and then some of our play during the Jarrell game. It has given our guys solid belief in what we have done in practice as they continue to buy in to what we are asking them to do.”

ON OFFENSE: Points – Graves 10, Robertson 7, Freeman 2, Grady 1, Blair 8, Pemberton 4, Jesse Pollard 9, Hurst 13

RECORDS: Burnet is 1-0.

UP NEXT: 6:45 p.m. Nov. 25, Burnet vs. Leander at The Doghouse, 1000 The Green Mile in Burnet

Burnet girls 57, Wimberley 41

WIMBERLEY — The Burnet High School girls basketball team used a strong third quarter to roll to a 57-41 win against Wimberley on Nov. 18.

The Lady Dawgs led 33-27 at the half, but they outscored the Texanns 12-5 in the third for a 45-32 advantage.

ON OFFENSE: Points – Riley Scott 22, Rose Bailey 11, Shaylah Hullum 4, Samantha Edwards 2, Afabiana Brooks 9, Sarah Poe 4, Micayla Light 1, Miranda Weeks 2, Katelyn Pool 2; assists – Scott 3, Poe 3, Hullum 4, Edwards 1, Pool 2, Light 2; rebounds – Bailey 6, Brooks 1, Poe 2, Hullum 1, Edwards 1, Weeks 1, Pool 1, Light 2, Valarie Solis 2, Danielle Lindley 2

ON DEFENSE: Rebounds – Scott 1, Bailey 3, Brooks 3, Poe 2, Edwards 3, Weeks 2, Pool 1, Solis 1, Brandi Bond 1; steals – Scott 2, Brooks 4, Poe 2, Hullum 3, Pool 1, Light 2, Lindley 1, Bond 1; blocks – Scott 2, Bailey 3

UP NEXT: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 25, Burnet at Goldthwaite, 1509 Hannah Valley Road in Goldthwaite