Boys Freshman Red Team Basketball · Freshman Tigers jump out to early lead, defeats Burnet, 62-24


The Belton Tigers boys’ freshman squad hosted the Burnet Bulldogs late Monday morning at Tiger Gym.

Belton used runs of 15-1, 16-8, 14-0, and 17-5 throughout the game to rout the Bulldogs, 62-24.

Gossett netted six points in the first quarter and got baskets from Jack Tabat, Christopher Scott, Easton Hammond, and Mason Gerrard over the course of the opening period. The Tigers led after the first eight minutes, 15-6.

Desmond Adams scored eight points during the Tigers’ 16-8 deluge in the second quarter. Belton led at the half, 31-14.

The Tigers’ 14-0 run over the course of the final 6:01 of the third period was led by Gossett’s five points, as Belton led at the end of the third quarter, 45-19.

Adams, Tabat, Javeon Wilcox, Emerson Foutz, and Leonard King combined for the final 17 points of the game. King scored the final basket from 65-feet away, to help clinch the 38-point win.

Gossett scored 16 points, while Jack Tabat and Desmond Adams each scored eight points.

Belton will travel to Elgin to take on the Wildcats on Tuesday afternoon.