First published in the Dec. 17 print issue of the Burbank Leader.
The Burbank High School varsity boys’ basketball team was edged by visiting Muir High of Pasadena, 50-48, in a Pacific League game on Tuesday.
Senior Sattwik Banerjee scored 32 points, senior Ashot Daniellian poured in nine points, junior Mike Gutierrez sank a 3-pointer, and senior Nathan Figueroa and freshman Even Baker each scored two points.
The Bulldogs previously lost their league opener at Crescenta Valley High in La Crescenta, 60-42, as Banerjee racked up 17 points. Senior Steven Harutyunian registered six points, Figueroa drained a pair of threes, Daniellian had four points and sophomore Kevin Debashian sank a 3-pointer.
Burbank (2-7 overall, 0-2 in league) will visit Hoover High in Glendale for a league game on Thursday, Dec. 22, at 7 p.m.
The Bears picked up their second Pacific League win in as many games by defeating visiting Hoover High of Glendale, 79-68, on Tuesday. Sam Horning led the team with 26 points, Jacob Samontina racked up 20 points and Chase Kardosh poured in 12 points.
JBHS previously defeated visiting Glendale in its league opener, 93-86. Samontina and Kardosh each registered 24 points while Horning finished with 19 points.
The Bears (7-3 overall, 2-0 in league) traveled to Muir High in Pasadena for a league game last night; the game ended after the Burbank Leader’s press deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. Burroughs will resume league play by hosting Crescenta Valley High of La Crescenta on Tuesday, Jan. 3.