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Broncs improve record with road wins at Lusk

 


After starting the season with a 2-2 record, the Burns Broncs were able to get on the winning side of things last weekend, taking two of three games at the Tiger Jamboree in Lusk and improving to 4-3.

Arvada-Clearmont

Last Friday, Burns faced Arvada-Clearmont on the first day of play. The game was evenly matched in the first quarter, with each team scoring 13 points. The Broncs pulled ahead in the second, outscoring the Panthers 16-7 and taking a 29-20 lead into the break.

The game stayed even for the third quarter as Burns took a slight edge 12-11 to go up 41-31.

The Broncs put the game away in the fourth, outdoing A-C 18-10 and racking up a 59-41 win.

Sam Sharpe led the Broncs with 22 points and eight rebounds, followed by Klayton Clarke’s 19 points, 12 rebounds and one assist. Jas Singh, Tyler Norris and Jack Ickes each scored six points.

Greybull

Next up was a same-day evening matchup versus Greybull and it was obvious the Broncs were out of gas from the beginning as the Buffaloes built an 11-2 lead in the first and outscored Burns 16-5 in the second to put the Broncs down 27-7 at halftime.

Greybull continued distancing themselves from Burns in the second half, outscoring the Broncs 15-9 and 14-7 in the fourth for the 56-23 win.

Sam Sharpe led Broncs scoring with nine points, followed by Klayton Clark had six points, Jack Ickes had four points and Jas Singh and Tyler Norris each had two points.

Hill City (SD)

The next day, a rested Broncs team squared off against the Rangers from Hill City (SD).

Burns got off to a 12-5 in the first and kept pace in the second to lead 21-15 at halftime.

The Rangers narrowed the margin slightly in the third, outscoring Burns 10-7.

The Broncs were able to pull away for good in the final quarter and get the 39-30 win to improve to 4-3 on the season.

Klayton Clark led Bronc scoring with 20 points, Sam Sharpe had 10 points, Tyler Norris had seven points and Jas Singh had two points.

The Broncs are back at it Jan. 7-9 when they head to Big Horn/Tongue River.

 

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