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Sports Shorts: Basketball Scores – JB Girls Soccer Starts Out 5-0

In boys’ basketball;

Burroughs 52, Knight 48: Pedro Gonzales hit a three-point shot in the final minute to seal a 52-48 win for Burroughs against Knight (Palmdale) in the San Fernando Valley Invitational. Gonzales finished with a career best 19 points to help improve the Indians to 5-3 on the season and 2-2 in the tournament.

Burroughs wraps up the tournament with a 2:30 p.m. contest against Verdugo Hills at Alemany High School today, December 21. The Tribe will then head to Santa Barbara for the annual Holiday Classic starting December 27.

In girls basketball;

Burbank 46, Wilson 31: Jamie Gonzalez scored 10 points to lead all scorers and Courtney Seidler added six points and seven rebounds to get the Bulldogs back on track in a win over Wilson. Burbank is 5-3 on the season as the win ended a two game slide.

Burbank used an 8-1 run to close out the first half and break open a close game. The Bulldogs will next play Van Nuys on December 27 to open the West Coast Holiday Fest.

El Camino Real 58, Burroughs 33: The Conquistadors led 20-2 after the opening period and never looked back in a blowout of host Burroughs in the annual Optimist Tournament at Burroughs High. Shannon Kingery had 16 points and seven rebounds for El Camino Real.

In girls’ soccer;

Burbank High is now 3-3-1 after tying Cajon 1-1 on December 19. Burroughs is now 5-0 after beating Kennedy 2-0 on December 19.

-Tom Crowther, BNB Staff

Three Burbank Police Officers Move Up The Ladder

Three Burbank Police Officers have been promoted this past week to fill a position created by recent retirements.

Captain Ron Caruso

Captain Ron Caruso, a 27-year veteran of the Burbank Police Department, began his law enforcement career with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Upon graduation from the Academy, he was recognized as “Honor Cadet” of Class #223.

After serving one year with the Sheriff Department’s, Caruso joined the Burbank Police Department in 1985. His vast experience includes time as a Field Training Officer, Motor Officer (both as Sergeant and Lieutenant), and Air Support Observer, with assignments in the Bike Patrol, Gangs, and Internal Affairs details. He has also for the past 15 years been the Senior Team Leader with the Special Response Team.

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