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Lady Broncs 4-3 after wins at Tiger Jamboree


The Burns Lady Broncs went into play last weekend with a 2-2 record. After taking two out of three at the Tiger Jamboree in Lusk, the girls are now 4-3 as they head into the winter break.


Last Friday, the Lady Broncs played Greybull in the first game of a doubleheader.

After Burns went ahead 9-6 in the first quarter, both teams scored four in the second to give the Lady Broncs a halftime lead of 13-10.

The Lady Buffaloes doubled up Burns 8-4 in the third to get within one point, but the Lady Broncs were able to outdo Greybull 10-8 in the fourth and hang on to edge the Lady Buffaloes 27-26.

Brittani Wilson led Burns with 11 points. Jessica Malm, Jace Sharp and Reata Beck each scored four, while Katie Norris and Kelsey Faircloth each scored two.

Hill City (SD)

In the Friday nightcap, the Lady Broncs fell 56-49 to the Hill City Lady Rangers from South Dakota.

Hill City got off to a 13-7 lead in the first quarter and led 25-21 at the end of the first half.

The Lady Broncs were outscored 17-8 in the third quarter as Hill City was able to pull ahead 42-29.

Although Burns was able to narrow the gap in the fourth to 20-14, it wasn’t enough as time ran out and Burns lost 56-49 to go to 3-3 on the season.

Jessica Malm tallied 20 points for Burns, followed by Brittani Wilson with 10, Katie Norris scored eight, Jace Sharp scored four, Reata Beck scored three, Malli O’Neal scored two and Maghan Murphy and Kelsey Faircloth each had one point.

Cheyenne South (Sophomores)

From the start, the game was all Lady Broncs as they jumped out to a commanding 15-4 lead and never looked back. Burns outscored Cheyenne South 18-4 in the second to lead 33-8 at the break.

The second half was the same as the first. Burns padded their lead in the third 13-5 to lead 46-13 heading into the fourth quarter.

The Lady Broncs widened with gap in the fourth and walked away with a 55-17 rout to improve to 4-3.

Brittani Wilson led Burns with 12 points, while Jessica Malm and Kelsey Faircloth each scored seven. Jace Sharp, Reata Beck and Katie Norris each scored six points, followed by Madisyn Mirich with four points, Meghan Murphy with three points and both Willow Martin and Morgan Griess scored two points each.

The Lady Broncs are out of action until next year, when they will go to Big Horn/Tongue River from Jan. 7-9.


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