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Burnet Bulldogs lose in area round

Burnet Bulldogs 2021-22 basketball team

The Burnet High School Bulldogs basketball team's season ended Friday, Feb. 25, with a loss to La Vega in a Class 4A area-round game. Courtesy photo

The Burnet High School boys’ basketball team lost 73-52 to Waco La Vega in a Class 4A area-round playoff game Friday, Feb. 25, at Belton High School. 

“Despite the loss, this team exceeded everyone’s expectations by winning hard-earned district and bi-district championships, often defeating bigger and more athletic teams along the way,” said head coach Roy Kiser. “They showed great toughness and selflessness to accomplish their 24-win season while often considered the underdog.”

Kiser offered congratulations to the following players for their district honors: 

  • Newcomer of the Year: Baylor Dawes
  • 6th Man of the Year: Andre Miller
  • 1st Team All-District: Lawson Lucky and Hudson Bennett
  • 2nd Team All-District: Lane Murphy
  • Honorable Mention: Reese Syphrett and Joseph Fitzsimmons