Burbank Captures Third Place at Hart Holiday Tournament

(Photo by Ross A. Benson)

By Dick Dornan
BurbankNBeyond Sports Editor

Burbank boys basketball is off to an 8-5 start to the season after defeating Grant, 54-49, in the third place game of the Hart Holiday Tournament. The Bulldogs now begin Pacific League play on Friday night, January 4, at 7 p.m. at home against Arcadia.

Hart Holiday Tournament:

Hart 81 Burbank 50

Burbank 49 South Bakersfield 44

Burbank 78 Reseda 46 (Bulldogs jumped out to a 22-4 lead and never looked back. Andy Yakyan scored 16 points; Adam Pasco had 13; Richard Elmoyan added 11; Sarkis Karian chipped in with 10).

Burbank 54 Grant 49 (3rd place: Bulldogs outscored Grant, 20-6, in the second quarter to take a commanding 36-19 lead into halftime; Richard Elmoyan was chosen All-Tournament as he scored 10 points; Sarkis Karian and Danny Terranes each scored 11 points).