Marble Falls Middle School 7A vs. Liberty Hill, 5 p.m. at Pony Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive in Marble Falls
Marble Falls Middle School vs. Liberty Hill, 8B at 5 p.m., 8A at 6 p.m. at Liberty Hill Elementary, 1400 Loop 332
Burnet Middle School vs. Taylor, 8B at 4:30 p.m., 7A at 5:30 p.m., 8A at 6:30 p.m. at Bulldog Field, 1400 Bulldog Stadium Drive in Burnet
Marble Falls junior varsity vs. Austin Navarro, 6 p.m. at Noack Sports Complex, 4000 Interstate 35 South in Austin
Faith junior high vs. Trinity Episcopal, 6 p.m. at Britton Field, 3151 RR 1431 East in Marble Falls
Burnet junior varsity vs. Taylor, 5 p.m. at Taylor Stadium, 355 FM 973 in Taylor
Burnet freshmen vs. Harper, 6:30 p.m. at Longhorn Field, U.S. 290 in Harper
Marble Falls vs. Austin Travis, 7:30 p.m. at Mustang Stadium, 2101 Mustang Drive in Marble Falls
Faith Academy vs. Round Rock Concordia, 7:30 p.m. at Britton Field, 3151 RR 1431 East in Marble Falls
Burnet vs. Taylor, 7:30 p.m. at Bulldog Field, 1400 Bulldog Stadium Drive in Burnet
Smoking for Jesus vs. San Antonio Jubilee, 5 p.m. at Eagle Field, 1804 RR 2342 in Burnet
Llano vs. Blanco, 7:30 p.m. at Panther Stadium, 1100 Fourth St. in Blanco
Lampasas 14, Burnet 7B 6
QUICK HITS: Wyatt Atkinson scored Burnet’s only points. Other offensive standouts were Tommy Butler and Lyndon Harycki.
Lampasas 25, Burnet 7A 14
QUICK HITS: Luke Davis found Alexander Perez for the Bulldogs’ lone offensive score. Rodrigo Valdez intercepted a pass and ran it back for a touchdown. Luke Laidler also had an interception.
Burnet 8B 14, Lampasas 0
QUICK HITS: Cohen Jorpeland found Travis Beene for a 20-yard touchdown, and Dylan Horton added a 9-yard scamper to paydirt and the 2-point conversion.
Burnet 8A 24, Lampasas 0
QUICK HITS: Riley Howell found Cason O’Hair for a 64-yard touchdown, and O’Hair had two 2-point conversions. Peyton Lopez scored a rushing touchdown and added a 2-point conversion. Josiah Coronado had a 37-yard interception return for a touchdown.
Lampasas 31, Burnet 16
QUICK HITS: The Badgers limited the Bulldogs to 244 yards of total offense and kept them out of the end zone for two quarters. Meanwhile, the Lampasas offense racked up 251 yards on the ground en route to the win. Burnet junior quarterback Tanner O’Hair completed 10 of 19 passes for 126 yards and a score, while sophomore running back Dash Denton had 11 carries for 85 yards and a touchdown.
Smoking for Jesus 58, Williamson County Homeschool 28
QUICK HITS: After Williamson County Homeschool took a 16-13 lead in the first quarter, the Eagles outscored them 32-4 in the second and third periods. Eagles junior quarterback Isaac Legier led the way, completing 18 of 33 passes for 256 yards and five touchdowns and running for 107 yards and two scores on six carries. Senior Marvin Glaspie III caught six passes for 79 yards and four touchdowns.
Fredericksburg 33, Burnet 21
QUICK HITS: The Fredericksburg Billies took a 20-0 lead in the first quarter and never looked back, producing 342 yards of total offense with 220 on the ground. Fredericksburg’s defense limited Burnet to 43 yards of total offense.
Smoking for Jesus 64, Houston Texas Christian 14
QUICK HITS: In a game that ended after the third quarter, the Smoking for Jesus Eagles won the battle of the defending Texas Christian Athletic League state champions. Junior quarterback Issac Legier completed seven of 15 passes for 220 yards and five touchdowns and ran for 61 yards and a touchdown on three carries. Sophomore Connor Kitchens caught three passes for 80 yards and two scores, while senior Marvin Glaspie III had three receptions for 90 yards and a touchdown.
Llano 34, Comfort 0
QUICK HITS: The Llano Yellow Jackets earned 294 yards on the ground led by junior running back Miguel Hernandez, who had 14 carries for 127 yards and a touchdown. Senior quarterback Maddox Green completed eight of 19 passes for 104 yards and three scores. Junior receiver Sam Sueltenfuss caught three passes for 72 yards and three touchdowns.
Marble Falls freshmen 28, Lake Travis 0
Smoking for Jesus 45, Corpus Christi Annapolis Christian Academy 0
QUICK HITS: Smoking for Jesus needed only two quarters to enact the mercy rule. Eagles junior quarterback Isaac Legier had one scramble for 15 yards that resulted in a touchdown and completed nine of 13 passes for 179 yards and five touchdowns. He hit seven different receivers. Senior Marvin Glaspie III caught a pass for a 55-yard touchdown and ran 47 yards to the end zone. Senior Arthur Eaglin III caught three passes for 41 yards.
Burnet 28, Jarrell 21
QUICK HITS: Burnet overcame a 14-3 deficit to outscore Jarrell 25-7 in the second half for its second win in as many weeks. The Bulldogs had 220 of their 284 yards of total offense on the ground led by sophomore running back Dash Denton’s 106 yards and two touchdowns off 20 carries. The Bulldogs converted six of 11 third downs.
Burnet 7th/8th B 8, Lago Vista 6
QUICK HITS: Burnet scored in the final 10 seconds for the win thanks to eighth-graders Cohen Jorpeland and Andrew Coots.
Lago Vista 8, Burnet 7A 6
QUICK HITS: Burnet quarterback Luke Davis scored on a 2-yard run. Defensive standouts included Bryan Johnson, Braxton Ringstaff, and Rodrigo Valdez.
Burnet 8A 21, Lago Vista 16
QUICK HITS: The Bulldogs racked up more than 100 yards on the ground thanks to the play of linemen Ben Collins, Ellis Starkey, Alvaro Rodriguez, Evan Joiner, and Nathan Maples. Defensive standouts included Kyle Conklin, Riley Howell, Cason O’Hair, and Trevin Park, who had an interception.
Burnet 31, Waco Robinson 13
QUICK HITS: Burnet took a 14-0 lead after the first quarter and led 24-7 at the half thanks to an offensive attack that kept the Rockets guessing. Bulldog sophomore quarterback Grant Glidewell completed 5 of 7 passes for 90 yards and two touchdowns and had 8 carries for 46 yards and a score. Junior quarterback Tanner O’Hair completed 4 of 6 passes for 52 yards and a touchdown. Senior receiver Landon Christian caught five passes for 62 yards and two scores. The Bulldogs defense held the Rockets to 179 yards of total offense.
Smoking for Jesus 47, Austin Royals 0
QUICK HITS: In a contest that featured defenses, the Smoking for Jesus Eagles led 13-0 at the half. The Royals had 87 yards of total offense, and the Eagles caught two interceptions. The Royals forced two fumbles and had an interception.
Waco Robinson 36, Burnet 7A 0
QUICK HITS: The Robinson Rockets used a strong rushing attack to take a 30-0 halftime lead. The Bulldogs, however, forced a fumble that was recovered by Eddie Lopez, and defensive back Luke Davis covered the Rockets’ best receiver and forced several incompletions.
Burnet 8B 30, Waco Robinson 0
QUICK HITS: Defensive player Troy Moore picked up two fumbles and turned them into touchdowns for Burnet, and Dylan Horton had an interception. Adler Goehring, Blue Bailiff, Horton, Mason Roberts, and Cal King recorded six sacks. Daniel Martinez scored on 80-yard and 40-yard runs. Quarterback Cohen Jorpeland scored two 2-point conversions.
Burnet 8A 14, Waco Robinson 0
QUICK HITS: For Burnet, Josiah Coronado ran for 100 yards, a touchdown, and a 2-point conversion. Peyton Lopez added a touchdown. Cason O’Hair had two catches for 55 yards. Defensive back standouts were Lopez, Mathew Williams, and Trevon Park. Riley Howell had an interception.
Brownwood 31, Burnet 26
QUICK HITS: Brownwood outscored Burnet 21-7 in the third quarter to break a 10-10 tie at the half and held off a late Bulldogs charge. Burnet sophomore quarterback Grant Glidewell completed 7 of 14 passes for 188 yards with a touchdown and an interception. Sophomore receiver Will Johnson caught two passes for 87 yards and a score. Sophomore running back Dash Denton had 11 carries for 69 yards and a touchdown.
Smoking for Jesus 84, Stephenville Faith 51
QUICK HITS: Smoking for Jesus led 13-12 after the first quarter then scored 39 points in the second and third quarters to cruise to victory. Eagles senior Charles Frazier Jr. led the way with six carries for 174 yards and three touchdowns, while junior quarterback Isaac Legier added eight carries for 144 yards and two scores and completed 11 of 24 passes for 222 yards and five touchdowns. Sophomore Connor Kitchens caught seven passes for 123 yards and three scores.
Llano 48, San Saba 18
QUICK HITS: The Yellow Jackets scored 13 points in the opening quarter and never looked back. Junior running back Case Kuykendall had 14 carries for 128 yards and five touchdowns, and senior quarterback Maddox Green completed 12 of 17 passes for 224 yards and had three carries for 11 yards and a score. Junior receiver Ross Prokop caught four passes for 118 yards.
Smoking for Jesus 89, Cherokee 54
QUICK HIT: The Smoking for Jesus Eagles had 608 yards in the win over the Indians. Junior quarterback Isaac Legier completed 18 of 30 passes for 284 yards and eight touchdowns without an interception and added another 143 yards and two touchdowns on eight carries. Senior Arthur Eaglin III caught three passes for 111 yards and two touchdowns, and senior Marvin Glaspie III had six receptions for 86 yards and three scores.
Llano 37, Austin Crockett 7
QUICK HIT: The Llano Yellow Jackets led 20-0 at the half and never looked back. Llano had 31 rushes for 223 yards and three touchdowns led by junior Miguel Hernandez’s 111 yards and a score on 12 carries. Senior quarterback Maddox Green completed 13 of 25 passes for 128 yards and two touchdowns. Junior ross Prokop caught four passes for 61 yards and a touchdown.
Strawn 88, Smoking for Jesus 47
QUICK HITS: The University Interscholastic League’s No. 2 team six-man team, Strawn, led 16-14 after the first quarter and 48-26 at the half and was never outscored in any quarter. Smoking for Jesus junior quarterback Issac Legier completed 21 of 47 passes for 349 yards and six touchdowns and had 10 rushes for 105 yards and a score. Strawn gave up 133 yards on the ground, recorded five interceptions, and recovered one fumble.
Llano 35, Sonora 12
QUICK HITS: Llano took a commanding 22-0 lead at the half and never trailed, giving up scores in the third quarter only. Llano senior quarterback Maddox Green completed 11 of 24 passes for 238 yards and four touchdowns while hitting five different receivers. Junior Sam Sueltenfuss caught two passes for 74 yards and two scores. Meanwhile, the Jackets’ defense only gave up 125 yards of total offense.
Burnet junior varsity (1-1) 28, Marble Falls 14
QUICK HIT: Burnet Bulldogs quarterback Jackson Eason hit receiver Anthony Perez for an 18-yard touchdown and a 7-0 lead. After the Bulldogs forced a short punt, Burnet’s offense took over inside the Marble Falls 30. After Eason found Gilbert Valdez on third down to keep the drive going, the quarterback called his own number and scored from 10 yards and a 14-0 lead. Blayne Lloyd scored on an 8-yard run up the middle. Burnet’s final touchdown came on a 25-yard run by Eason. The Bulldog defense gave up only 127 yards, all on the ground, in the win.
Marble Falls 20, Kyle Lehmann 2
Faith Academy 62, Richland Springs 34
Smoking for Jesus 48, Corpus Christi Coastal 0
QUICK HITS: Eagles junior quarterback Issac Legier completed 5 of 9 passes for 109 yards and four touchdowns. Senior Marvin Glaspie III caught two passes for 46 yards and two touchdowns and had two more scores on kickoff returns. Senior Arthur Eaglin III had a touchdown catch for 30 yards, and sophomore Connor Kitchens caught the other touchdown pass for 25 yards. Glaspie also recorded an interception, and senior Sean Richards recovered a fumble for a touchdown.
Leader Rouse 44, Burnet 7
QUICK HITS: The Rouse Raiders scored on their first drive of the game, their last two drives of the second quarter, and their first two drives of the third quarter. The Bulldogs used sophomores Grant Glidewell and Grant Jones at quarterback. Jones scored the Bulldogs’ only touchdown in the second half.
Leander Rouse 17, Burnet 8
QUICK HITS: The Bulldogs took an 8-0 lead in the first quarter when sophomore quarterback Jaxon Eason scored on a 5-yard bootleg.
Burnet volleyball player Sydne Massoletti records a kill to end a rally against Fredericksburg on Aug. 24. Photo by Martelle Luedecke/Ludecke Photography
Marble Falls vs. Leander, freshmen and junior varsity at 5:30 p.m., varsity at 6:30 p.m. at Max Copeland Gym, 2102 Mustang Drive in Marble Falls
Burnet vs. Salado, freshmen and junior varsity at 5 p.m., varsity at 6 p.m. at Salado High School, 1880 Williams Road in Salado
Marble Falls vs. Georgetown East View, varsity at 5:30 p.m., freshmen and junior varsity at 6:30 p.m. at Max Copeland Gym, 2102 Mustang Drive in Marble Falls
Burnet junior varsity def. Georgetown Gateway 2-0
Burnet varsity def. Georgetown Gateway 23-25, 25-22, 25-13, 24-26, 15-12
STATS: Kills – Massoletti 13; aces – McPherson 5; digs – McPherson 26; assists – R. Hernandez 34; blocks – Solis 6
Burnet freshmen def. Jarrell
Burnet junior varsity def. Jarrell
Burnet varsity def. Jarrell 25-13, 25-22, 25-15
STATS: Kills – Gay 11, Massoletti 11; digs – Gillaspie 12; assists – R. Hernandez 30; aces – R. Hernandez 2; blocks – Solis 4
QUOTABLE: Head coach Crystal Shipley said, “I love how these girls are feeling success and cheering each other on in the process. They are learning a lot about the Me vs. We mentality. These girls are playing hard and (my favorite) scrappy. They are working for some big goals.”
Burnet freshmen def. Lake Belton 2-1
Lake Belton def. Burnet junior varsity 2-1
Burnet varsity def. Lake Belton 25-19, 25-20, 22-25, 25-20
QUICK HIT: The Burnet Lady Dawgs varsity squad finished the first round of district play in first place at 5-0.
STATS: Kills – Crow 14; aces – Gillaspie 2, Pelky 2, R. Hernandez 2; assists – R. Hernandez 29; digs – Gillaspie 24; blocks – Solis 3
Burnet freshmen def. Taylor
Burnet junior varsity def. Taylor
Burnet varsity def. Taylor 25-16, 25-20, 25-17
STATS: Kills – Gay 10; aces – Gillaspie 5; assists – R. Hernandez 24; digs – R. Hernandez 12; blocks – Solis 3
Burnet 8B def. Georgetown Gateway 25-13, 25-11
Georgetown Gateway def. Burnet 8A 28-26, 25-17
Burnet 7A lost to Georgetown Gateway def. Burnet 7A 25-18, 25-15
Burnet 7B def. Georgetown Gateway 25-9, 20-25, 15-11.
SERVICE POINTS: Lacie Lewis 11
Burnet freshmen def. Salado 2-0
Burnet junior varsity def. Salado 2-0
Burnet varsity def. Salado 26-28, 20-25, 25-18, 25-21, 16-14
STATS: Kills – Gay 21; aces – Gay 3, Massoletti 3, Pelky 3, Crow 3; assists – R. Hernandez 36; digs – Gillaspie 22; blocks – Solis 2, Crow 2, Wagner 2
Burnet 8B def. Jarrell 25-12, 25-5
SERVICE POINTS – Grace Cullison 24
Burnet 8A def. Jarrell 25-8, 25-5
SERVICE POINTS – Payton Smith 15
Burnet 7B def. Jarrell 25-5, 25-11
SERVICE POINTS – Bri Smith 11, Kaylie Solorozano 10
Jarrell def. Burnet 7A 25-23, 19-25, 25-19
SERVICE POINTS – Ava Alexander 12, Kailyr Taliaferro 10, Maylee Kates 7
Georgetown Gateway freshmen forfeited because of injuries
Burnet junior varsity def. Georgetown Gateway 2-0
Burnet varsity def. Georgetown Gateway 28-18, 25-21, 23-25, 25-16
STATS: Kills – Gay 10, Crow 10, Davis 10; aces – Gillaspie 5; assists – R. Hernandez 25; digs – Gay 13; blocks – Solis 2
Burnet Middle School tournament
Burnet 7B was undefeated
Burnet 8A was undefeated
Burnet 8B tied for second
Burnet 7A tied for second
Burnet varsity def. Jarrell 25-14, 25-13, 25-13
STATS: Kills – Crow 8; aces – A. Hernadez 3; assists – R. Hernandez 23; digs – A. Hernandez 14; blocks – Solis 3
Burnet freshmen def. Brownwood 2-0
Burnet junior varsity def. Brownwood 2-0
Burnet varsity (11-17) def. Brownwood 25-15, 25-9, 19-25, 25-23
STATS: Kills – Gay 9, Massoletti 9, Crow 9; aces – Gillaspie 2, Pelky 2; aces – Rylee Hernandez 20; digs – Gillaspie 19; blocks – Solis 3
Burnet 7A def. Lampasas.
SERVICE POINTS – Cali Eason 7, Ava Alexander 7
Burnet 7B def. Lampasas
SERVICE POINTS – Peyton Dokupil 13, Bri Smith 7
Burnet 8A def. Lampasas 25-14, 25-14
SERVICE POINTS – Payton Smith 9, Journey Denton 8
Burnet 8B def. Lampasas 25-13, 25-12
SERVICE POINTS – Miley Evans 14, Grace Cullison 8
Sept. 16 and 18
Georgetown Invitational tournament
Burnet 8A finished fourth overall. Burnet 8B won the consolation bracket championship. Burnet 7A and 7B competed in the consolation bracket.
Davenport def. Burnet freshmen 2-1
Burnet junior varsity def. Davenport 2-1
Burnet varsity def. Davenport 25-22, 25-22, 27-29, 25-20
QUICK HITS: Burnet kills – MaeSyn Gay 15; aces – Kayla Gillaspie 5; assists – Rylee Hernandez 20; digs – Gillaspie 29; blocks – Caty Crow 2, McKenzie Davis 2
Gatesville def. Burnet varsity 25-21, 25-20, 14-25, 25-22
QUICK HITS: Kills – Zaria Solis 7, McKenzie Davis 7; aces – MaeSyn Gay 4; assists – Rylee Hernandez 16; blocks – Zaria Solis 5; digs – Kayla Gillaspie 11, Addie Grace Hernandez 11
Burnet junior varsity def. Gatesville 2-0
Burnet freshmen def. Gatesville 2-0
Burnet Middle School 8B def. Taylor 25-11, 25-17. Service points: Sarah Cullison 14.
Burnet Middle School 8A def. Taylor 25-15, 25-20. Service points: Asah Roy 14.
Burnet Middle School 7B def. Taylor 25-15, 25-14. Service points: Bri Smith 10, Lacie Lewis 9, Abby Bennight 8.
Burnet Middle School 7A def. Taylor 25-10, 25-23. Service points: Hannah Brooks 10, Ella Chavira 7.
Leander Glenn beat Marble Falls varsity, 3-0
Burnet freshmen beat Lampasas, 2-0
Burnet junior varsity beat Lampasas 2-0
Lampasas beat Burnet varsity, 25-21, 31-29, 19-25, 14-25, 15-10
QUICK HIT: MaeSyn Gay led the Lady Dawgs with 22 kills, while Rylee Hernandez had 30 assists, Kayla Gillaspie had 32 digs, and Caty Crow recorded two blocks. Addie Grace Hernadez, Molly McPherson, and Hernandez each had two aces.
Salado beat Burnet 8A, 13-25, 25-20, 25-23. Burnet service points: Sydney KIillebrew 12, Payton Smith 11.
Burnet 8B beat Salado, 25-10, 22-25, 15-13. Burnet service points: Kinzy Davidson 13, Grace Cullison 11
Salado beat Burnet 7A, 25-13, 25-8. Burnet service points: Ella Chavira 3
Salado beat Burnet 7B, 29-27, 25-20. Burnet service points: Bri Smith 9, Lacie Lewis 6
Llano varsity def. Marble Falls 3-1
Burnet varsity def. Llano 25-12, 25-18, 25-22
QUICK HITS: Caty Crow and Zaria Solis led the Lady Dawgs in kills with nine each, while Lainey Rye had 21 assists. Crow also had three blocks, and Kayla Gillaspie had 19 digs
Burnet junior varsity def. Llano 25-12, 25-13
Burnet freshmen def. Llano 25-11, 25-10
Aug. 26 and 28
Little River Academy tournament
Burnet beat Chilton 25-6, 25-20
Burnet beat Lampasas 25-12, 21-21
China Spring beat Burnet 25-17, 25-18
Temple beat Burnet 25-23, 25-12
Burnet 8A (2-0) beat Gateway 25-19, 25-12
QUICK HITS: Payton Smith led Burnet with eight service points, while Halle Maxwell had seven and Asah Roy and Sydney Killebrew contributed six each.
Burnet 8B (2-0) beat Gateway 25-7, 25-17
QUICK HITS: Sarah Cullison led Burnet with 14 service points.
Burnet 7B (2-0) beat Gateway 25-23, 25-18
QUICK HITS: Bri Smith led Burnet with nine service points.
Gateway beat Burnet 7A (0-2) 25-12, 25-5
QUICK HITS: Ella Chavira led Burnet with four service points.
Burnet 8A beat Jarrell 25-19, 25-14
QUICK HITS: Payton Smith led Burnet with 10 consecutive service points in the second set.
Burnet 8B beat Jarrell 25-8, 25-11
QUICK HITS: Sarah and Grace Cullison led Burnet in service points with 12 and 11, respectively.
Burnet 7B beat Jarrell 17-25, 25-14, 15-8
QUICK HITS: Lacie Lewis had 12 service points to lead Burnet to victory.
Jarrell beat Burnet 7A 25-18, 25-14
QUICK HITS: Maylee Kates led Burnet with three service points.
Burnet varsity lost to Fredericksburg, 1-25, 21-25, 18-25
Burnet junior varsity beat Fredericksburg 25-21, 18-25, 25-16
Burnet freshmen beat Fredericksburg 25-21, 26-24
Class 4A Region III meet
Kate Barr Ross Memorial Park, 486 Texas 75 North in Huntsville
Burnet girls varsity at 2:15 p.m.; boys varsity at 2:45 p.m.
District 19-4A meet at Jarrell High School
Burnet boys varsity won the district championship with 51 points led by junior Hudson Bennett, who is the boys district champion for the third consecutive year. Individual finishes: 1, Hudson Bennett, 16:53; 2, Carlos Olvera, 17:01; 4, Andy Urista, 17:30.6; 12, Victor Aviles, 18:35.5; 32, Isaias Zarate, 20:14.1
Burnet girls varsity was third overall with 77 points to advance to the regional meet. Individual finishes: 12, Kaycie Banton, 13:38; 13, Kori Haile, 13:39.8; 14, Autumn Stires, 13:42.2; 21, Brynn Holland, 14:28.7; 22, Cierra Blunt-Culpepper, 14:29.5; 29, Nicole Rorie, 15:10.6; 31, Haylie Bartlett, 15:21.4
QUOTABLE: Burnet head coach Roy Kiser said, “I couldn’t be more excited to announce that the boys team placed first and is the district champion and the girls team showed incredible toughness and finished third, qualifying both teams for the regional meet.”
District 16-4A meet
The Burnet boys varsity won the district title with 51 points. The Burnet girls varsity was third overall with 77 points. Both advance to the Class 4A Region III meet Monday, Oct. 25, at Kate Barr Ross Memorial Park, 486 Texas 75 North in Huntsville
Marble Falls Invitational
Marble Falls boys varsity scored 33 points to finish second overall in the team standings. Individual finishes: 3, Samuel Valdez, 16:40; 4, Eric Nickowski, 16:48; 6, Nick Dahl, 16:57; 7, Julian Sanchez, 16:58; 13, Tyler Hamblin, 17:32; 19, Javier Castro, 18:01
Marble Falls boys junior varsity: 5, Marco Almazan, 19:24.7; 7, Ezekiel Atkinson, 20:09; 20, Baylor Chavez, 21:45; 36, Jaden Marqart, 31:07; 37, Gage Alexander, 31:21; 38, Chase Trevino, 31:57
Marble Falls girls 5,000 meters: 17, Sayra Salazar, 23:00
Marble Falls girls 2 miles: 22, Chloe Ellis, 15:44; 34, Kirra Davasher, 22:14, in her first race at that distance
QUOTABLE: Marble Falls head coach Chris Schrader said, “The boys varsity improved 15 seconds on the team time average. Freshman Tyler Hamblin ran a sterling time of 17:32. This performance has elevated Tyler onto the varsity team for district. This is a team first, and, hopefully, Tyler and the team will be able to advance Marble Falls into the top three teams at district.”
Jarrell Invitational, site of District 19-4A meet
Burnet boys team was seventh overall. Individual finishes: 1, Hudson Bennett, 16:16; 9, Carlos Olvera, 17:24.16; 37, Andy Urista, 19:08.47; 59, Devin Petterson, 20:31.87; 69, Isaias Zarate, 21:02.30
Burnet girls team was fourth overall. Individual finishes: 14, Autumn Stires, 13:42.85; 18, Kori Haile, 14:00.35; 25, Brynn Holland, 14:16.59; 26, Cierra Blunt-Culpepper, 14:20.44; 37, Nicole Rorie, 14:46.70
Round Rock McNeil Invitational
Marble Falls boys varsity finished seventh out of 24 teams in the silver division with 203 runners, most of which are on Class 6A teams. INDIVIDUAL FINISHES: 10, Sam Valdez, 16:48; 16, Julian Sanchez, 16:55 (new personal best from 17:40; 24, Nick Dahl, 17:06; 53, Javier Castro, 17:27; 83, Jet Zurita, 17:48; 136, Eric Nickowski, 18:39
Marble Falls freshmen boys ran in the Class 5A division: 13, Tyler Hamblin, 17:28 (new personal best); 95, Marco Almazan, 19:38; 99, Ezekiel Atkinson, 19:42; 162, Baylor Chavez, 21:24
Marble Falls girls competed in the Class 5A division with 199 runners: 32, Mila Dueshop, 22:15; 70, Sayra Salazar, 23.18
QUICK HITS: Head coach Chris Schrader said, “Marble Falls combined athlete average on the 5000 meters time was 17:13.04. The top team in the division averaged between 17 minutes and 17:08. We are not that far behind.”
Round Rock McNeil Invitational
Boys gold division with 197 runners that featured Class 5A and 6A teams: 22, Hudson Bennett of Burnet, 15:51
Burnet boys varsity competed in the Class 4A division with 96 runners: 9, Andy Urista, 17:14.40; 21, Carlos Olivera, 17:50; 86, Devin Petterson, 20:54.10
Burnet girls varsity was 13th out of 13 teams in the Class 4A division with 108 runners. INDIVIDUAL FINISHES: 59, Kori Haile, 14:16.20; 69, Autumn Stires, 14:36.60; 77, Brynn Holland, 14:51.90; 84, Cierra Blunt-Culpepper, 14:58; 99, Aviles Marisa, 15:43.40; 106, Haylie Bartlett, 16:48.80
Hilltop Invitational at Zion Lutheran School
Faith Academy boys finished third out of four teams. Individual finishes: 8, Diego Chivara, 19:22.59; 11, Elijah Steele, 20:12.36; 18, William Eppler, 21:27.90; 19, Will Lewis, 21:31.17; 20, Jett Murphy, 21:55.40
Lady Flames individual finishes: 1, Faith Murphy, 14:05.96; Claire Poage, 14:40.87; 5, Kara Kwan, 15:48.77; 6, Audri Poage, 16:02.41; 7, Alyssa Raring, 16:13.52; 10, Mckenzie Ahrlett, 16:24.31
QUICK HITS: Head coach Steve McCannon said, “The course was long on the girls side, but, overall, I was pleased we were able to keep our first to sixth spread to two minutes. The girls have a shot at state, and we just need to keep working. Faith boys cross country has never seen the podium in school history. This could be our first team to do it.”
Hays Consolidated Invitational
Marble Falls varsity boys won team division. Individual finishes: 4, Sam Valdez, 16:36.04; 9, Jet Zurita, 16:54.51; 13, JJ Castro, 17.04.80; 14, Nick Dahl, 17:05.47; 18, Eric Nickowski, 17.09.94
Marble Falls junior varsity boys placed second in team division. Individual finishes: 1, Julian Sanchez, 17:39.27; 2, Tyler Hamblin, 17:40.13; 10, Blake Cockrell, 18:55.39; 12, Ezekiel Atkinson, 19:07.41; 15, Marco Almazan, 19:39.31; 17, Baylor Chavez, 19:44.98
Marble Falls girls varsity individual finishes: 41, Sayra Salazar, 22:10; 43, Mila Dueshop, 22:11
QUICK HITS: Head coach Chris Schrader said, “The boys have stepped up their training consistency and intensity in addition to taking care of the details of sleep hydration and nutrition when they are not running. This attention to the details is starting to pay dividends.”
Burnet at Class 4A Region III Preview Meet
Boys Elite Division: 7, Hudson Bennett, 15:53.89 (1:30 seconds faster than he ran at the regional meet in 2020)
Boys varsity was seventh out of 26 squads in Class 1A-4A team division. Individual finishes: 7, Carlos Eduardo Olvera Leon, 17:38.86; 14, Victor Aviles Salgado, 18:10.74; 29, Andrus Urista, 19:12.74; 112, Devin Petterson, 21:42.22; 126, Isaias Zarate, 21:58.14; 189, Lawson Lucky, 25:43
Girls varsity was 13th out of 24 squads. Individual finishes: 43, Autumn Stires, 14:46.64; 50, Kori Haile, 14:54.04; 89, Brynn Holland, 15:43.55; 96, Cierra Blunt-Culpepper, 15:51.13; 135, Haylie Bartlett, 16:57.73
Marble Falls at Cedar Park Invitational
Boys varsity eighth in team standings. Individual finishes: 15, Sam Valdez, 16:28.6; 34th, Jet Zurita, 17:00.2; 50, Eric Nickowski, 17:20.9; 60, J.J. Castro, 17:30.4; 71, Julian Sanchez, 17:42.3
Boys junior varsity second in team standings. Individual finishes: 2, Nick Dahl, 17:53.9; 3, Tyler Hamblin, 18:23.1; 9, Ezekiel Atkinson, 18:50.5; 17, Blake Cockriell, 19:14.8; 36, Baylor Chavez, 20:06.8
Girls varsity individual finishes: 87, Mila Dueshop, 22:17.4; 90, Sayra Salazar, 22:32.6
Cedar Park Meet
BURNET BOYS: Hudson Bennett was third overall in the Division I boys race in 15:47.2 (new personal best). Victor Aviles Salgado was 8th in 17:52.1, Carlos Edu Olivera Leon was 94th in 18:28, Devin Petterson was 129th in 21:37.9, and Isaias Zarate was 130th in 22:17.5.
BURNET GIRLS: The Lady Dawgs finished third out of 10 teams led by Kaycie Banton, who was third in 13:05.3. Amelia Griffen at eighth in 13:54.1, Kori Haile at 12th in 14:01.1, Autumn Stires at 28th in 14:51.9, and Cierra Blunt-Culpepper at 32nd in 14:58.2
Burnet junior Hudson Bennett was fourth at the Lucas Lovejoy Fall Festival in 16 minutes 06.68 seconds.
Burnet at Pro-Fit Invitational in Temple: The Bulldogs finished 11th out of 31 teams paced by Andres Urista, who was 10th in 17:59.3, Victor Aviles Salgado, who was 18th in 18:32.4, Devin Petterson, who was 112th in 22:13.1, Isaias Zarate, who was 114th in 22:18.7, and Julius Nava, who was 170th in 30:38.7.
The Lady Dawgs were 11th out of 29 teams led by Kaycie Banton, who was 33rd in 14:42.5, Autumn Stires, who was 34th in 14:43.8, Kori Haile, who was 35th in 14:47.2, Nicole Rorie, who was 114th in 16:54.7, and Leslie Camacho, who was 131st in 17:43.
The girls junior varsity was fourth out of 20 teams paced by Amelia Griffin, who was second in 15:12, Cierra Blunt-Culpepper, who was 15th in 17:20.3, Brooke Bowman, who was 33rd in 17:33.3, and Juliana Suazo, who was 42nd in 17:52.1.
Burnet at Leander Vista Ridge Invitational Meet
QUICK HITS: The varsity girls team won the 2-mile race for the first team championship in quite a few years. Kacey Banton was second in 14 minutes 25.6 seconds followed by Kori Haile, who was third in 14:42.9. Autumn Stires was seventh in 15:01.8, and Brynn Holland was 14th in 15:56.3. The girls junior varsity was third and paced by Amelia Griffin’s second place in 15:05.4, Haylie Bartlett’s 10th place in 16:50.3, Cierra Blunt-Culpepper’s 14th place in 17:13.1, and Juliana Suazo’s 23rd place finish in 18:10.8. Hudson Bennett paced the boys’ varsity team by winning the 3-mile race in 15:46, one second shy of the meet record.
Marble Falls at Johnson City Cross Country Relay Meet
QUICK HITS: Boys varsity team of seniors Jet Zurita, J.J. Castro, and Sam Valdez and sophomore Julian Sanchez had an overall time of 31 minutes 54 seconds. Boys junior varsity team of freshmen Tyler Hamblin, Blake Cockrell, Marco Almazan, and Zeke Atkinson finished in 35:50. Baylor Chavez, who ran as an individual, was third overall in 9:12. In the girls junior varsity division, Mila Dueshop was first in 10:39 followed by Lindsay Randolph in 10:47, and Sayra Salazar in 10:48.
Little River Academy def. Burnet 13-6
WINNERS – Singles: Zaida Freeman, Tatum Salinas, Aly Van Zandt, and Kendall Bible; doubles: Annika Van Zandt and Tatum Salinas won in two sets; mixed doubles: Lawson Lucky and Freeman won in three-set tiebreaker.
District 25-5A tournament quarterfinals
Georgetown def. Marble Falls 19-0
Lampasas def. Burnet 10-9
Burnet players winning doubles matches: Adrian Alvarez, Renzo Miller, Annika Van Zandt, Tatum Salinas, Aly Van Zandt, Christina Graves, Zaida Freeman, and Lawson Lucky
Burnet players winning singles matches: Zaida Freeman, Tatum Salinas, Aly Van Zandt, Kendall Bible, and Adrian Alvarez
Leander Rouse 13, Marble Falls 6
Boys singles: Brody Knight def. Ramkumar 6-0, 6-2; Tyler Schumacher lost to England 1-4, 1-4; Jacob Hemond lost to Runyan 4-6, 4-6; Josh Hemond def. Joseph 6-4, 6-0; Hayden Gasaway lost to Butler 4-6, 4-5; Kaelan Reitan def. Osswald 6-0, 6-2
Boys doubles: Brody and Tyler lost to Ramkumar 3-6, 1-6; Hemond and Hemond def. Butler and Farias 6-3, 6-4; Conner Evans and Reitan lost to Runyan and Joseph 2-6, 2-4
Girls singles: Addison Powell lost to Davis 6-7 (6-8), 6-1; Mackenzie Farmer lost to Jones 4-6, 4-6; Lydia Williams def. Hamilton 6-1, 6-2; Elin Gosselink lost to Molina 1-6, 1-6; Destiny Morris lost to Garcia 1-6, 0-4; Amber Bertran lost to Rodriguez 0-6, 2-6
Girls doubles: Powell and Gosselink lost to Davis and Jones 2-6, 2-6; Williams and Morris lost to Hamilton and Morin 4-6, 1-6
Mixed doubles: Farmer and Gasaway def. Brand and Palsikas 6-1, 6-3
Leander Rouse def. Marble Falls 12-7
Boys singles: Brody Knight def. Brinkman 3-6, 6-4, 10-2; Tyler Schumacher lost to Nukala 1-6, 1-6; Jacob Hemond def. Niedezweiden 6-0, 6-4; Josh Hemond def. Barad 6-1, 6-1; Conner Evans lost to Farris 7-5, 3-6, 6-10; Kaelan Reitan lost to Shah 0-6, 0-6
Girls singles: Mackenzie Farmer lost to Girlson 0-6, 0-6; Addison Powell lost to Brown 0-6, 0-6; Lydia Williams lost to Lu 2-6, 0-6; Elin Gosselink lost to Young 1-6, 1-6; Destiny Morris lost to Yarrum 6-4, 4-6, 7-10; Amber Bertran lost to Sreekarth 1-6, 2-6
Boys doubles: Knight and Schumacher def. Nukala and Brinkman 6-2, 6-3; Hemond and Hemond def. Niedezweiden 6-1, 6-2; Evans and Reitan def. Arunachalah and Shah 7-5, 2-6, 10-6
Girls doubles: Williams and Morris lost to Girisn and Brown 0-6, 0-6; Powell and Gosselink lost to Sreekarth and Young 4-6, 1-6
Mixed doubles: Farmer and Hayden Gasaway def. Kaisershot and Yarrum 6-3, 4-6, 10-6
Burnet def. Taylor 10-9
Winning matches for Burnet were Zaida Freeman, Annika Van Zandt, Tatum Salinas, Aly Van Zandt, Kendall Bible, Christina Graves, Lainey Rye, McKenzie Davis, and Lawson Luck.
Marble Falls beat Killeen 10-9
BOYS SINGLES: Tyler Schumacher def. DelaCruz 9-7, 9-7; Jake Hemond def. Okeke 8-2; Peoples def. Josh Hemond 8-3; Conner Evans def. Camba 8-3; Hayden Gasaway def. Hong 8-2; Mellon def. Carter Farrell 8-5
BOYS DOUBLES: DelaCruz and Peoples def. Brody and Schumacher 1-6, 6-4, 10-8; Hemond and Hemond def. Okeke and Camba 6-1, 6-2; Evans and Kaelan def. Hong and Mellon 6-1, 6-3
GIRLS SINGLES: Moore def. Addi Powell 8-2; Jones def. Mackenzie Farmer 7-7 (10-3), Lydia Williams def. Zaila Thomas 8-1; Veverly def. Elin Gosselink 8-2; Ainsleigh Briggs def. Pangelina 8-6; Carouana def. Destiny Morris 8-3
GIRLS DOUBLES: Moore and Thomas def. Williams and Briggs 6-0, 6-4; Powell and Gosselink def. Jones and Beverly 6-3, 6-2; Pangelina and Jones def. Morris and Amber 6-1, 6-0
MIXED DOUBLES: Gasaway and Farmer def. Hammer and Guico 6-1, 6-2
Temple beat Burnet 11-8. Lady Dawgs won 8 of 9 matches
Cedar Park beat Marble Falls 16-3
BOYS SINGLES: G. Sadasivan def. Brody Knight 4-1, 4-1; Kannam def. Tyler Schumacher 4-0, 4-0; Bailey def. Jacob Hemond 6-2, 6-4; Vo def. Josh Hemond 6-3, 6-4; Tran def. Conner Evans 6-3, 6-3; Hayden Gasaway def. Redfern 1-6, 6-3, 10-3
BOYS DOUBLES: Kannam and Bailey def. Brody and Tyler 6-4, 2-6; Hemond and Hemond def. Sadasivan and Vo 6-2, 0-6, 10-8; Tran and Redfern def. Conner and Kaelan 6-4, 6-0
GIRLS SINGLES: M. Tran def. Lydia Williams 6-1, 6-1; C. Shen def. Addison Powell 7-5, 6-0; Mackenzie Farmer def. J. Richter 1-4, 4-2, 10-8; Elin Gosselink def. Tran 6-0, 6-0; Hillis def. Ainsleigh Briggs 6-1, 6-1; Coutts def. Amber Bertran 6-0, 6-0
GIRLS DOUBLES: M. Tran and Shen def. Williams and Briggs 6-1, 6-1; Richter and D. Tran def. Powell and Gosselink 6-3, 6-2
MIXED DOUBLES: Addepalle and Berthold def. Gasaway and Farmer 7-5, 6-2
Burnet (4-1) def. Jarrell 19-0.
QUICK HITS: Victorious Burnet players included Renzo Miller, Baylor Dawes, Alex Davis, Merrick Huston, Annika Van Zandt, and Aly Van Zandt.
Marble Falls lost to Leander Glenn 9-10
QUICK HITS: The Marble Falls boys won all of their singles and doubles matches, while the Glenn girls won all of their singles and doubles matches.
Brody Knight defeated Harry Deng 6-0, 6-0
Tyler Schumacher defeated Brannan Moore 6-3, 6-2
Jacob Hemond defeated Will Sells 1-6, 6-4, 10-2
Connor Evans defeated Nick Pargin 6-1, 6-0
Hayden Gasaway defeated Caden Timmons 6-2, 6-1
Alissyn Chan defeated Lydia Williams 6-0, 6-0
Sierra Nunnery defeated Addison Powell, 7-5, 7-6
Angie Pham defeated Mackenzie Farmer 6-3, 7-5
Malia Monroy defeated Elin Gosselink 6-0, 6-2
Hannah Lee defeated Ainsleigh Briggs 6-2, 6-1
Sarah Pratt defeated Destiny Moore 4-6, 6-3, 10-3
Knight and Schumacher defeated Deng and Sells 6-2, 6-1
Hemond and Hemond defeated Moore and Parker 6-1, 6-1
Evans and Reitan defeated Pargin and Timmons 6-1, 6-3
Chan and Nunnery defeated Williams and Powell 6-1, 6-0
Monroy and Lee defeated Farmer and Morris 3-6, 7-5, 10-4
Pham and Pratt defeated Gosselink and Briggs 5-7, 7-5, 10-6
Marble Falls forfeited
SWIMMING & DIVING
Burnet boys and girls combined team placed third overall.
Burnet boys finished second overall. Individual finishes: 50-meter freestyle – 1, Aidan Zollitsch; 100-meter freestyle – 2, Hayden Brown; 100-meter breaststroke – 2, Ryan Behrens; 100-meter backstroke – 3, Hayden Brown; 200-meter medley relay – 1, Burnet (Griego, Behrens, A. Zollitsch, Hughes); 200-meter freestyle relay – 1, Burnet (Behrens, Brown, Hughes, A. Zollitsch), 3, Burnet (Johnson, Hamner, S. Zollitsch, Griego); 400-meter freestyle relay – 2, Burnet (A. Zollitsch, Brown, Hughes, Behrens).
Burnet girls finished fifth overall. Individual finishes: 400-meter freestyle – 3, Burnet (La Joie, Griego, C. Lunsford, I. Lunsford).
Burnet Dive Meet
11-dive category: 2, Zoe Nicholl
6-dive category: 3, Alexia Brooks; 4, Julia Jenkins; 7, Eliana Mabry.
QUOTABLE: Burnet coach Stephanie Pegues said, “(The Leander meet) was a fast and competitive meet as well as a mini-district preview against Leander High School, Leander Glen, and (Georgetown) Gateway Prep. We had a lot of (personal records) and witnessed some great team sportsmanship. We are proud of the continuous improvement our team makes, especially those new to swim.”
Northside Independent School District Invitational in San Antonio
Burnet boys: 50-meter freestyle – 7, Lucuiz Griego, 8, Aidan Zollitsch; 200-meter freestyle – 3, Hayden Brown; 200-meter individual medley – 8, Mason Hughes; 200-meter medley relay – 6, Burnet (Brown,Behrens, Hamner, Johnson); 100-meter breaststroke – 3, Ryan Behrens; 200-meter freestyle relay – 4, Burnet A (A.Zollitsch, Hughes, L. Griego, Behrens), 8, Burnet B (Hamner, Johnson, S. Zollitsch, Roberts); 400-meter freestyle relay – 3, Burnet A (Behrens, Brown, Zollitsch, Hughes), 8, Burnet B (Hamner, S. Zollitsch, Davis, Roberts)
Burnet girls: 50-meter freestyle – 2, Isabel Lunsford, 25.91 (new school record); 100-meter butterfly – 3, Isabel Lunsford; 100-meter freestyle – 6, Julianna La Joie, 8, Rozalind Griego; 100-yard backstroke – 8, Caroline Lunsford; 200-meter freestyle relay – 3, Burnet (R. Griego, La Joie, Lara Duran, I. Lunsford); 400-meter freestyle relay – 4, Burnet (La Joie, R. Griego, C. Lunsford, Lara Duran)
Georgetown Sprint Invitational
Burnet finished fourth out of 12 teams
BOYS: 50-meter backstroke – 8, Hayden Brown; 50-meter breaststroke – 6, Ryan Behrens; 100-meter freestyle medley – 6, Burnet (Brown, Johnson, Griego, Behrens); 100-meter medley relay – 6, Burnet (Brown, Behrens, Hamner, Griego); 200-meter freestyle relay – 6, Burnet (A. Zollitsch, Hughes, S, Zollitsch, Roberts)
GIRLS: 25-meter freestyle – 3, Isabel Lunsford; 50-meter breaststroke – 8, Brynlie Tappe; 50-meter butterfly – 1, Isabel Lunsford; 100-meter medley relay – 7, Burnet (C.Lunsford, Musiak, I. Lunsford, Griego); 100-yard freestyle relay – 7, Burnet (I. Lunsford, Griego, C. Lunsford, Musiak); 200-meter freestyle relay – 7, Burnet (La Joie, Lara Duran, Tappe, Collins)
QUOTABLE: “We had some really fast times and great learning experiences for our newer swimmers. I’m really proud of their performances and their support for each other in and out of the pool,” coach Stephanie Pegues said.
Burnet Tri Meet
Burnet boys: 50-yard freestyle – 1, Ryan Behrens, 2, Aidan Zollitsch, 3, Luciuz Griego, 4, Stellan Zollitsch; 100-yard freestyle – 1, Jacob Johnson, 2, Grant Roberts; 100-yard breaststroke – 1, Ryan Behrens; 200-yard freestyle – 1, Hayden Brown; 200-yard medley relay – 1, Burnet (Brown, Behrens, A. Zollitsch, Hughes); 400-yard freestyle relay – 1, Burnet (A. Zollitsch, Brown, Hughes, Behrens)
Burnet girls: 100-yard butterfly – 1, Isabel Lunsford; 100-yard freestyle – 1, Rozalind Griego, 2, Emma Collins
Marble Falls girls finished second overall with a team total of 359. Individual finishes: 1 (tie), Madison Deberard, 77; Kross Talamantes, 85 (new personal best); Ann Marie Wollek, 97; Taylor Williams, 100; Chloe Kent, 123
QUOTABLE: Head coach Rick Blackington said, “Even with blustery winds, off-and-on downpours of rain, and lightning delays, our girls battled to stay focused and give a strong effort from start to finish. Another great showing from our Lady Stangs.”
The Marble Falls boys varsity was third overall with a two-round total of 684. Individual finishes: 1, Blake Turner, 75-70–145, leader throughout tournament; 8, Bode Moss, 77-86–163
The Marble Falls girls varsity was third overall with a two-round total of 761. Individual finishes: 4, Madison Deberard, 89-77–166; 8, Kross Talamantes, 92-88–180
QUOTABLE: Head coach Rick Blackington said, “It was a nice showing for our first tournament of the year. We had several freshmen who not only played their first high school tournament, but it was (their first) two-day, 36-hole tournament to boot. Of the five varsity boys, five varsity girls, and five junior varsity boys we took, 12 players had equal or better scores on the second day of the tournament. I am very proud of each of them.”