Jett Bramon takes a jump shot against Burnet.

Jett Bramon was named Newcomer of the Year for boys' basketball District 27-4A. The Badger sophomore saw some varsity action last year -- but less than a full season -- making him eligible for the Newcomer award this year.

Bramon averaged 13.5 points per game this season and nearly 5.5 rebounds per game.

Sophomore Nate Borchardt and junior Mike Murray were named first-team all-district. Colton Linville, a senior, made the second team. Sophomore Quinn Pace and Jacob Hogeda, a junior, received honorable mention. Pace and Linville also were academic all-district players. 

Liberty Hill, the district's last team standing in the playoffs lost to Boerne in the third round.  

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Girls' all-district awards were released after Salado lost to Fredericksburg in the girls’ 4A Region IV basketball finals last weekend. Lampasas players named to the team include Newcomer of the Year Payton Tatum; first-team selections Abby Martin and Juliana Dwamena; and second-team picks Addison McDonald and Jessica Ball. Cobie Chandler and Taylor Allen received honorable mention. Academic all-district honors went to McDonald, Ball, Allen, Dwamena, Chandler and Laurcy Bender.

Academy outscores Lady Badgers in soccer

Goalkeeper Rylee Haywood makes a save in the Lady Badgers’ 2-1 loss to Academy at home on Friday. Lampasas scored in the last 10 minutes of the game to cut the Lady Bees’ lead in half. On March 3, the Lady Badgers will host Jarrell at 7:30 p.m.

Students represent Lampasas at Special Olympics

Physical education teacher Stacy Martin took a group of Lampasas students recently to Waco for the Special Olympics Texas Area Basketball Competition hosted by Baylor University. Pictured are Doug Kahlstrom and Martin with students, left to right, James Beavers, Rene Beavers, Daniel Aldrich (gold medal winner), Phillip Hallahan (fourth place), Adelyn Matthews (silver medalist), Aaron Munoz (fourth place), Jeremy Maldonado (gold medal winner) and John David Hatley (gold medal winner). Hallahan carried the torch for the Lampasas team during opening ceremonies.

The first middle school track meet of the season, held last week in Gatesville, was a success, coach Donovan Kleckner said.

‘The athletes competed extremely hard and gave max effort in all events, which is all you can ask for,”  Kleckner said.

Badgers slug Gatesville 10-1

UPDATE: Lampasas improved to 4-1 this season with an 8-2 victory against Waco in the Waco tournament on Friday.

Ethan Rascoe pitched five innings with only one earned run, and Jose Uvalle pitched a scoreless sixth inning.

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