Jackson Kirkbride, Rylie Jo Ward make All-Stars

 

Karen Lipska/Pine Bluffs Post

Above left: Burns Bronc - Jackson Kirkbride No. 23 goes for the basket.

When you are good people notice. Two of the Burns Broncs basketball program players have been selected to the Panhandle Prep program All-Star teams. On Wednesday, Panhandle Prep announced the rosters for the All-Star basketball games on Friday, May 27 at Gering High School. The girls' will kick off the doubleheader at 5:30 p.m. with the boys immediately following.

The name is a bit deceiving as they are not a Nebraska only organization. They pull players from Torrington, Hayaninis, Southeast, Lingle-Ft Laramie, Burns and a host of other locations.

This year one boy and one girl were selected for the all-star team and one coach from Burns.. Coach Barry Ward was selected to be one of the coaches for the Red Girls-Home team. And no surprise his daughter Rylee Jo Ward was selected to play on the Red Girls-Home team.

For the boys side Jackson Kirkbride was selected to be on the Red Boys-Home team. Both players were stand out players during the season with both players getting Regional and State awards.

Congrats to both players and Coach Ward for this amazing accomplishment.


 

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