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Burnet girls basketball squad wins big; Bulldogs lose close one

AUSTIN — The Burnet High School girls basketball team defeated Austin St. Andrew’s 60-33 on Dec. 6.

The Lady Dawgs established the pace from the start, outscoring the Lady Crusaders 22-10 in the first quarter.

St. Andrew’s picked up the defense in the second period, but it wasn’t enough as Burnet outscored them 9-5 for a 31-15 halftime lead.

The Lady Dawgs’ depth was simply too much in the second half as they scored 29-18.

TOP PLAYERS: Points – (Burnet) Afabiana Brooks 15; (St. Andrew’s) Nina Molanphy 12

ON OFFENSE: Points – (Burnet) Shaylah Bond 2, Katelyn Pool 4, Miranda Weeks 8, Riley Scott 9, Micayla Light 4, Rose Bailey 8, Sarah Poe 8, Valerie Solis 2; (St. Andrew’s) Hana Arriaga 2, Adele Aviles 8, Marina Smalling 3, Smalling 2, Aimee Williams 3, Jimena Landa Catan 3

RECORDS: Burnet is 5-1 overall.

UP NEXT: 7 p.m. Dec. 9, Burnet vs. Copperas Cove at The Doghouse, 1000 The Green Mile in Burnet

Boerne boys 48, Burnet 47

BURNET — Boerne High edged the Burnet High School boys basketball team 48-47 on Dec. 6.

The Bulldogs trailed 38-34 going into the fourth quarter. Both squads made two field goals, and Burnet was 9 of 12 from the foul line, while the Greyhounds were 6 of 13.

Boerne seized an 11-5 lead after the opening quarter, but the Bulldogs responded in the second period by scoring 18 points for a 23-21 advantage.

The Greyhounds needed all 17 of their points and solid defense to secure with Burnet scoring 11 points in the third.

TOP PLAYERS: Points – (Burnet) Brendon Jackson 19; (Boerne) James Hunger 10 .

ON OFFENSE: Points – (Burnet) Caelin Graves 10, Drew Kiser 2, Gage Blair 7, Jesse Pollard 3, Daniel Hurst 6; (Boerne) Brandan Hall 3, Keaton Cox 7, Landry Harris 3, Lee Deckard 6, Cravey 2, Jonah Lang 9, Bo Moyer 4, Bridger Navarro 6

KEY STAT: Free throws – Burnet was 13 of 22; Boerne was 17 of 34

RECORDS: Burnet is 2-2 overall; Boerne is 2-7

UP NEXT: 7 p.m. Dec. 9, Burnet at  Wimberley, 100 Carney Lane in Wimberley